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Name Laura Quirk
School Liberal Studies
  • Bachelor of Interior Design 
  • Bachelor of Community and Criminal Justice 
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology – Architecture – Project and Facility Management 
  • Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science 
  • Bachelor of Early Learning Program Development 
  • Nursing BScN 
  • Bachelor of Public Relations 
  • Bachelor of Design
Academic and Professional Designations

PhD, History 

MA, Anthropology 

MA, History 

BA, Archaeology
Title Professor & Chair of the Research Ethics Board
Courses Taught
  • HIST70204
  • HIST72050
  • HIST71230
  • HIST3200
  • SOC71500
  • CULT71000
Areas of Expertise & Interest

Canadian History and Historic Archaeology 

British Archaeology and History 

Former owner of an Art Gallery
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities Presented papers at various archaeological and historical conferences and speaking engagements (Society for American Archaeology)
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications
  • The Thompsons’ Town: Family, Industry, and Material Culture in Indiana,

    Ontario, 1830 – 1900 (Dissertation) 

  • The Bridgeport Site: Small-Scale Manufacturing in Ontario (Masters)
  • Memory, Space and Power: the Ghosts in their Closets (SAA Conference paper) 
  • When is a Man’s World not a Man’s World: The Bridgeport Site (CNEHA)
Additional Information

I have previously taught at Wilfrid Laurier University in the Archaeology department

I have recently developed various courses at Conestoga including our first travel course.

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