Maria Liston

Maria Liston

Associate Professor

Office:  PAS 2016

Phone: 519-888-4567 x33050

Email:  mliston@uwaterloo.ca  

Robert W. Park

Robert W. Park

Professor; Associate Dean of Arts, Cooperative Education and Planning

Office:  PAS 2419

Phone: 519-888-4567 x35016

Email:  robert.park@uwaterloo.ca

Secil Dagtas

Secil Dagtas

Assistant Professor

Office:  PAS 2019

Phone: 519-888-4567 x32991

Email:  sdagtas@uwaterloo.ca

Alexis Dolphin

Alexis Dolphin

Assistant Professor

Office:  PAS 2015

Phone: 519-888-4567 x32603

Email: adolphin@uwaterloo.ca

Götz Hoeppe

Associate Professor; Department Chair

Department of Anthropology

PhD Sociocultural Anthropology (Freie Universität Berlin)
MSc Physics (University of New Mexico)
Vordiplom in Physics, BSc equivalent (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)

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Adrienne Lo

Associate Professor

Office:  PAS 2008

Phone: 519-888-4567 x31009

Email:  adrienne.lo@uwaterloo.ca

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

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Jennifer Liu

Associate Professor; Associate Chair, Graduate Studies

Office:  PAS 2009

Phone: 519-888-4567 x33044

Email:  jennifer.liu@uwaterloo.ca

 

Christopher Watts

Christopher Watts

Assistant Professor; Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies

Office:  PAS 2010

Phone: 519-888-4567 x36925

Email:  c3watts@uwaterloo.ca

Russell Adams

Russell Adams

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Office: PAS 2020

Phone: 519-888-4567 x31011

Email: rbadams@uwaterloo.ca

Mark S. Dolson

Mark S. Dolson

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Office: PAS 2017

Email: msdolson@uwaterloo.ca

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Nic Hayes

Adjunct Lecturer

Office: PAS 2013

Phone: 519-888-4567 x31011

Email:  nhayes@uwaterloo.ca

Mary Jackes

Mary Jackes

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Email: mkjackes@uwaterloo.ca

Personal Website 

Background

Mary Jackes’ major interest is in the methods of bioarchaeology. She has done research in Algeria, Australia, Canada, China, France, Italy, Kenya, Portugal, Spain and Tanzania.

David Lubell

David Lubell

Adjunct Professor
Andrew Lyons

Andrew Lyons

Adjunct Professor
Harriet Lyons

Harriet Lyons

Adjunct Professor
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Robert MacDonald

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Email: rimacdon@uwaterloo.ca

Background

Douglas Stenton

Douglas Stenton

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Thomas Abler

Thomas Abler

Professor Emeritus
Dorothy Counts

Dorothy Counts

Distinguished Professor Emerita
Matthew Hill

Matthew Hill

Professor Emeritus
Anne Zeller

Anne Zeller

Distinguished Professor Emerita
Jasmin Habib

Jasmin Habib

Anthropologist in Political Science

Office:  HH 355

Phone: 519-888-4567 x31360

Email:  jhabib@uwaterloo.ca

Arts Profile

Political Science Profile

Julie Kate Seirlis

Julie Kate Seirlis

Anthropologist in International Development

Office:  STP 206

Phone: 519-885-1460 x222

Email:  jseirlis@uwaterloo.ca

Personal Profile

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Jennifer Doucet

Administrative Manager; Undergraduate and Graduate Coordinator

Office:  PAS 2012

Phone: 519-888-4567 x32520

Email:  j4doucet@uwaterloo.ca

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Marissa Panton

MA Student

Marissa graduated this past spring from UW with a BA in Anthropology. She is interested in many aspects of anthropology, but particularly environmental anthropology and anthropology of science. Her research will focus on climate scientists and investigating the culture of their laboratory. 

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Martha Tildesley

MA Student

Martha entered the program in September 2018. She has been working as an archaeologist in the private archaeology sector. She is interested in a wide range of topics within anthropology and its sub-fields of archaeology and bioarchaeology in all parts of the world. Currently, she is interested in heritage legislation, post-colonial and decolonial theory, and the protection of Indigenous rights and materials.

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Kennerley McKellar-Harries

MA Student

Kennerley received her undergrad from UW in anthropology, with a minor in psychology. She started in the MA program in fall 2019. Kennerley is interested in sociocultural anthropology; particularly linguistics, climate change, and indigenous issues. 

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Panchala Weerasinghe

MA Student

Panchala completed her BA (Honours) in Anthropology at University of Waterloo and entered the Public Issues Anthropology program in 2018. I am interested in bioarchaeology, osteology and archaeology of burial. My research aims to identify possible relations between burial treatment and pathology of individuals from Late Roman Greece.

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Clara Mitchell

MA Student

Clara received her BA from University of Waterloo for Anthropology with a minor in Classical Studies. She is currently pursuing her MA for Public Issues Anthropology at the University of Waterloo. She has an interest in Great Lakes archaeology and hopes to study contact period sites within Ontario. She is interested in decolonialism, feminist archaeology, and indigenous knowledge production.

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Chiara Williamson

MA Student

Chiara entered the program in September 2018. She is an archaeologist interested in Ontario archaeology, particularly in the Great Lakes region. Her interests are in pottery production from the Late Woodland period as well as issues concerning decolonization and reconciliation with Indigenous communities. 

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Sharmita Paul

MA Student

Sharmita entered in Public issues in Anthropology program as a graduate student in September 2019, after completing her B.S.S (Hons) and M.S.S in Anthropology at the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh. Her research interest in sustainable water management, public health-related issues.

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Laura Bolt

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Office:  PAS 2016

Phone: 519-888-4567 x33050

Email:  lbolt@uwaterloo.ca

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Emily Richards

MA Student

Emily completed her BSc in Honours Science at the University of Waterloo, with minors in Anthropology, Biology, and Medical Physiology. She began the Public Issues Anthropology program in Fall 2019. Her current interests are in medical anthropology, more specifically the concept of biological normalcy and how it relates to the health of Canadians. 

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Thomas Siek

Sessional Instructor

Office:  PAS 2016

Phone: 519-888-4567 x33050

Email:  tsiek@uwaterloo.ca

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Julia Tucciarone

MA Student

Julia started the program in September 2019 after finishing her BA at Western University. She is interested in bioarchaeology, biological anthropology, and anthropological theory. Her research will focus upon what we can learn about past peoples from chemical analysis of their teeth.

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Serena Dibiase

MA Student

Serena entered the Public Issues Anthropology program in September 2019 after completing her undergraduate degree in Archaeology & Heritage Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. Her main interests include bioarchaeology and osteology and what we can learn from the skeletal remains of past peoples.

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Tamara Graham

MA Student

Tamara completed her BA (Honours) with a double major in Archaeology and Anthropology at Wilfrid Laurier University in 2017.  She entered the Public Issues Anthropology program in September 2019.  She is interested in bioarchaeology and osteology with a focus on the study of chronic and infectious diseases. 

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Jeffrey Coffin

MA Student

Jeff started the program in September 2018. He is interested in archaeology, bioarchaeology, and paleoanthropology. His research is aimed at studying the mobility of prehistoric people from a site in Southern France through isotopic analysis of their dental enamel. 

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Emily Hilts

MA Student

Emily completed her BA (Hons) in Anthropology at the University of Waterloo in 2018 with minors in French and History. She entered the Public Issues Anthropology program in 2019. She is interested in archaeology; particularly Arctic archaeology and Inuit cultures. Her research will focus on a lithic analysis comparing the stone tools from the Dorset culture and Pre-Dorset culture components from a site on Baffin Island.

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Kate Elliott

MA Student

Kate entered the program in September 2018 after completing her BA (Hons) in Sociology at the University of Glasgow. Her research is looking into the health of women experiencing homelessness in the local area, with a particular interest in combatting period poverty and reducing the stigma surrounding menstruation.

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Jane Kang

MA Student

Jane completed her BA in Honours Anthropology at the University of Waterloo. She joined the Public Issues Anthropology MA program in September 2019. Prior to becoming an Anthropology Major, Jane was in the Faculty of Science (Biomedical Science and Biology). Her background in science has continued her interest in human health. For Jane’s thesis, her research will be on youth homelessness.

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Elizabeth Rayner

MA Student

Elizabeth completed her BA (Honours) in Anthropology with a minor in East Asian Studies at University of Waterloo. She began the Public Issues Anthropology program in September 2018. She is interested in all fields of anthropology, but is focusing on relations between the public and the government regarding corrections. Other interests include constructed reality, ritual behaviour, food, displacement of agency, and restorative justice.

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Elizabeth Lukashal

MA Student

A student of the program since Fall 2019, Elizabeth has a BA in archaeology and is interested in paleopathology and bioarchaeology. Her main research focus is on rare diseases and syndromes in the past, particularly the detection of subtle indicators of these conditions in skeletal remains and how conditions considered non-pathological could have impacted individual lived experiences.

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Benjamin Scher

MA Student

Ben Scher completed his BA in Combined Social Sciences at Durham University in the UK and is currently pursuing an MA in Public Issues Anthropology here at the University of Waterloo. His MA research uses a qualitative focus to analyze the relationship between law enforcement and drug users who frequent supervised consumption sites in the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood of Vancouver. In light of the current fentanyl epidemic in Canada, Ben is passionate about furthering public knowledge surrounding harm reduction strategies and producing research that can inform on progressive public policy initiatives such as supervised consumption sites.  

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