Andrzej Weber, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Arts - Anthropology Dept

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Arts - Anthropology Dept
Email
andrzej.weber@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-0185
Address
14-20 Tory (H.M.) Building
11211 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H4

Overview

About

I am a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alberta and Director of the Baikal-Hokkaido Archaeology Project. My research interests  include archaeology of individual life histories; carbon, nitrogen, and strontium isotope analyses; mobility and migrations; diet; subsistence; population size and distribution; and mechanisms of cultural transmission.


Research
2015–2017    A*MIDEX Foundation, Initiative d’excellence Aix-Marseille Université, France. Project title: Holocene hunter–gatherers of Cis-Baikal (Siberia): An individual life history and micro-sampling.
2012–2017    Alberta Education and Technology research equipment grant. Project title: Holocene archaeology of Northeast Asia.
2012–2017    Canada Foundation for Innovation, Leaders Opportunity Fund research equipment grant. Project title: Holocene archaeology of Northeast Asia.
2011–2018    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Major Collaborative Research Initiative grant. Project title: Holocene hunter–gatherers of Northeast Asia.
2006–2011    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Major Collaborative Research Initiative grant. Project title: Hunter–gatherer culture change and continuity in the middle Holocene of the Cis-Baikal, Siberia.
2001–2006     Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Major Collaborative Research Initiative grant. Project title: Hunter–gatherer culture change and continuity in the middle Holocene of the Cis-Baikal, Siberia.

Courses

ANTHR 206 - Introduction to Archaeology

Introduction to the nature, purposes, theory and methods of anthropological archaeology. Emphasis on principles of reconstruction of past societies from archaeological evidence and the explanation of cultural evolution.

Fall Term 2021

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