I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Archaeology at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. I hold a B.A. (honours) in Anthropology from the University of British Columbia and a M.A. in Archaeology from SFU.

My dissertation looks at archaeology and Aboriginal rights and title in Canada. My research objective is to determine how archaeological evidence can help resolve Indigenous rights and title claims in Canada. For more information on this work and my other interests, please see the Projects page.

My research interests include:

  • Aboriginal rights and title;
  • Activism and archaeology;
  • Community-based research;
  • Critical heritage studies;
  • Education in archaeology and heritage;
  • Heritage policy and law;
  • Heritage resource management in North America;
  • Post-colonial theory in archaeology

I was involved in the Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage Project (IPinCH) as a fellow and RA. For more information about the project, click here.

I am currently a World Archaeological Congress Student Committee Member (WACSC). For more information about WACSC, click here.

I am a research associate for the Heritage Resource Management Professional Master’s and Certificate Program. For more information about the online Master’s degree for heritage professionals, click here.