Featured Researchers

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    Jaymie Heilman

    Dr. Jaymie Patricia Heilman, an Associate Professor in the Department of History and Classics, researches rural and indigenous politics in twentieth-century Peru.

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    Robert Losey

    Dr. Robert Losey's primary research interests are in human-animal relationships, both in the present and in the far distant past. Most of Dr. Losey’s current fieldwork is conducted in Siberia (Eastern Russia), where he has worked for the past nine years.

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    Gregory Forth

    Dr. Gregory Forth is Professor of Anthropology who has been conducting ethnographic fieldwork in Indonesia for over thirty years.

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    Martyn Unsworth

    Dr. Martyn Unsworth is a professor of geophysics with a joint appointment in both the Department of Physics and Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Many of Dr. Unsworths' studies are a part of multi-disciplinary studies that combine multiple geophysical and geological datasets to answer major questions in the Earth sciences.

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    Faye Hicks

    Faye Hicks is a Professor Emeritus in the Water Resources Engineering Group of the Department of Civil and Environmmental Engineering. Since joining the University of Alberta in 1989, she has focused on experimental, numerical and field research investigating rivers and river ice, with a primary focus on flood forecasting.

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    Jack Ives

    John W. (Jack) Ives, Professor of Northern Plains Archaeology in the Department of Anthropology, has led field research in the Subarctic and Plains region of Canada, in the Great Basin and Southwest of the United States, and in northeastern China.

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    Naomi Krogman

    Naomi has conducted field research in Mongolia and Africa as well as in rural areas of Alberta.

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    Ellen Macdonald

    Ellen Macdonald, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Renewable Resources and a researcher that focuses on factors influencing forest regeneration and understory plant communities in the boreal forest.

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    Ann McDougall

    A Professor in the Department of History and Classics at the University of Alberta, Dr. McDougall's "field research", that of archival work in Mali, Mauritania and Morocco, has led to her latest article "Living the legacy of Slavery: between discourse and reality".

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    Evelyn Merrill

    Dr. Evelyn Merrill,a Professor with the Department of Biological Sciences focuses her research on large mammals with emphasis on foraging and nutritional ecology of ungulates, plant-herbivore interactions, and landscape modifications on wildlife populations.

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    Scott Nielsen

    Dr. Scott Nielsen, assistant professor in Renewable Resources, specializes in conservation biology with his areas of research in species distribution and habitat supply modelling; endangered species monitoring and management; conservation planning and reserve design; and landscape ecology.

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    Brenda Parlee

    Dr. Parlee has developed research collaborations in northern Alberta, the Northwest Territories and the Yukon and Nunavut. A key area of interest is on socio-economic and cultural implications of declining barren ground populations in the western arctic.

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    Sangita Sharma

    Dr. Sangita Sharma, Endowed Chair in Aboriginal Health and an internationally known expert in dietary assessment and nutritional risk factors for disease in unique populations spanning the globe,works with many populations in Canada including the Inuit, Inuvialuit and First Nations.

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    Pamela Willoughby

    Dr. Pamela R. Willoughby is a Professor of Anthropology and a specialist in Palaeolithic archaeology, the study of the origins and early evolution of technology and culture.