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Our staff

Current staff members of the UNB Bioarchaeology Field School

Project Director

Dr. Scott is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of New Brunswick. She specializes in studies of stress and health in ancient populations through the biochemical analysis of protein. Dr. Scott is also currently involved in studies of skeletal growth and body size, mortuary behaviour, and identity and age in burials contexts.


Manager at Parks Canada

Maura is the cultural resource manager for Parks Canada Cape Breton Field Unit and is the project manager for the costal erosion bioarchaeological work.


Archaeologist

Mallory is currently the Parks Canada archaeologist for the Cape Breton Field Unit. She received her PhD in Anthropology from the College of William and Mary in 2020. Her dissertation examined historic First Nations travel networks in Maine and New Brunswick. Dr. Moran completed her field school in historical archaeology in 2009 at Pemaquid Point, Maine, and has gone on to work on excavations in French Polynesia, Maine, New Mexico, Nova Scotia, and Virginia.


Sarah MacInnes is the Historian at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. Having worked with the field school since its inception, she provides access to documentary evidence from Louisbourg’s past and is a continued research collaborator.


Field Technician and Osteologist

Nicole is an IDST PhD student at the University of New Brunswick focusing on ancient DNA and cemetery composition. Her MA, completed in 2019, focused on biochemical levels of stress in individuals from the Fortress of Louisbourg.


Field Technician and Osteologist

Nicole is an MA student at the University of New Brunswick focusing on bacterial bioerosion, a form of bone degeneration, and population studies. Her region of focus is late 17th and early 18th century Halifax, NS.


Field Technician and Osteologist

Marisa graduated with an MA in anthropology at the University of New Brunswick. She studied syphilitic manifestation and skeletal mercury concentration in individuals from the Fortress of Louisbourg. Her MA research provided never-before explored infectious disease data from an important 18th century New France colony.


Field Technician

Chris completed an BA in Anthropology in 2021 at UNB and will be completing a BSc in Environmental Geochemistry in 2022. In September 2022, Chris will be starting an interdisciplinary Master’s program in anthropology and geology at UNB exploring geophysical technologies and their application on bioarchaeological and archaeological sites.