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S.P.A. (Sean) Desjardins, Dr

Assistant Professor of Anthropological Archaeology
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Long-term human-environment relationships; Indigenous history and archaeology across the circumpolar Arctic; Tuniit (Late Dorset Pre-Inuit) and Inuit culture history; Indigenous knowledge systems; ethnoarchaeology; zooarchaeology; multi-, inter- and transdisciplinary research methodologies

Other positions

Chair, Archaeology BA/MA Programme Committee;
Member, Archaeology Research Master (ReMa) Admission Committee;
Co-coordinator, Anthropology: What It Means to Be Human, RUG university minor in four-field anthropology (with P. Berger);
Member, Young Academy Groningen;
Research Associate, Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa/Gatineau, Canada;
Netherlands Representative to the Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) of the Arctic Council;
Co-organizer (Co-chair), Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Queer Archaeology Interest Group (QAIG) (with M. Dudley);
Editorial Board Member, Springer Polar Sciences book series;
Fellow, Sustainable Landscapes and Regions, Rudolf Agricola School for Sustainable Development
Last modified:17 May 2024 07.48 a.m.

Contact information

A-weg 30
9718 CW Groningen
The Netherlands