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Jim Woollett

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Research Keywords

  • Anthropology
  • Environmental History
  • Human Geography
  • Palaeoenvironments

Research Summary

My current interests touch primarily on the archaeology of subsistence economies, land use, landscape and communities in the Eastern Arctic (primarily Labrador) and the North Atlantic (Iceland). I approach these interests primarily through zooarchaeology and I currently collaborate with colleagues working in the domains of archaeobotany, archaeobotany, archaeoentomology, dendrochronology, geography, ecology, and material culture studies among other fields. My current research projects attempt to look at humans in the landscape in both the short term (seasonal rounds, strategies) and the long term (household life history, communities, landscape history and impacts). I am currently involved in field work projects in Québec (the Archaic site of Boisé St. Félix, St. Augustin de Desmaures), Labrador (notably the Inuit sites of Oakes Bay 1, Koliktalik 6 and Uivak Point 1) and Iceland (the farm of Svalbard and its dependencies, Thistilfjordur). approach in archaeology is


Jim Woollett's resumé/CV is available here.

Primary Affiliation

Université Laval
Associate Professor/SL/Reader
Département d'histoire
Pavillon Charles-De Koninck, 1030, avenue des Sciences-Humaines
G1V 0A6

Phone: (418_ 656-2131 ext. 13643

GHEA Projects

Jim Woollett is currently leading 2 GHEA projects:

Jim Woollett is currently collaborating on 2 GHEA projects

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