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Master's Student Profiles


Fernando Bocángel
 Advisor: Dr. Kathleen Buddle






Elenore Hood
 Advisor: Dr. Brooke Milne

 Areas of Specialization: consulting archaeology, public archaeology, lithics, Arctic, boreal forest

 Current Research: I am starting my first year of the master's program and will be studying the use of lithic materials by Pre-Dorset people.


2015 Blaikie-Birkigt, Kurtis and Elenore Hood
Paper Presentation: “Hit and Miss: An analysis of shovel testing methods in the boreal forest” Canadian Archaeological Association annual meetings, April 30, 2015



Somayah Ezabad





Oksana Hudson
 Advisor: Dr. Kent Fowler






Jasmine Liesch
 Advisor: Brooke Milne

 Areas of specialization: Zooarchaeology

 Current Research: Reconstructing subsistence economies of Eastern Arctic Paleo-Inuit and Neo-Inuit societies through the analysis of faunal assemblages from sites on Southampton Island, Nunavut



Kristjan Mann
 Advisor: Dr. Kathleen Buddle






Lesley Martin
 Advisor: Dr. Kent Fowler






Evan McKenzie
 Advisor: Dr. Kathleen Buddle





Alberta Mwangi
 Advisor: Dr. Kathleen Buddle

 Areas of specialization: Political Anthropology




Tiffany Okaluk
 Advisor: Dr. Haskel Greenfield

Areas of specialization: archaeology, zooarchaeology, Near Eastern archaeology


Current Research: My research aims to understand the emergence and use of bronze axes in the Early Bronze Age Near East, through the zooarchaeological record.



Md. Mahfuzar Rahman
 Advisor: Dr. Derek Johnson

 Areas of specialization: Sociocultural anthropology, social wellbeing, political ecology, political economy, small-scale fisheries, child and human rights, community development.

 Current Research: My Master’s project titled “ Fisher engagements with transition in small-scale inland fisheries: long-term structural change, fishers’ agency, and wellbeing in Parbatipur Sub-district, Bangladesh”, aims to identify the structural changes that have taken place in the small-scale fisheries in Bangladesh, and the creative ways fishers responded towards these changes through a social wellbeing framework.


Amber Tetreault
 Advisor: Dr. Mirjana Roksandic





Analucia Vucic
 Advisor: Dr. Fabiana Li

 Areas of specialization: Political anthropology, environmental anthropology, anthropology of development, medical anthropology, gender studies

 Current Research: The gendered social human connection to water inequality through imposed neoliberal state policies as a form of structural violence in the marginal indigenous communities of Cadereyta de Montes, Mexico.