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SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia

Peter Buck Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Institution

PhD Simon Fraser University 

Current Graduate Students


Levi Cormier (Fulbright MA Scholar, INS) 

Levi is a seasoned archaeologist, hailing from the University of Texas. Working in collaboration with Sts'ailes First Nation, Levi is determined to recreate ancient forest garden environments using paleoecological methods, including phytolith analyses. 


Alyssa Zandvliet (SSHRC MA Student, INS) 


Corey O'Gorman (PhD Student, REM) 

Past Graduate Student Theses 

Adrian Smith (MSc supervisor) 

2023. A Historical-Ecological Approach to Understanding the Effects of Timber Harvest on Wa’uumst (Devil’s Club, Oplopanax horridus) in Lax’yip Madii Lii. Link

Gary McQuaid (MA supervisor) 

2022. Local Ecological Knowledge of Mountain Goats in the Skeena Region of British Columbia and its Importance to Wildlife Management. Link

Sage Vanier (MA committee) 

2022. Entangled Legacies: The Historical Ecology of a Sts'ailes Forest Garden, SW British Columbia. Link

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