Laura Quirk

Name Laura Quirk
School School of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (Honours) – Architecture – Project and Facility Management
  • Bachelor of Community and Criminal Justice (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Early Learning Program Development (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Building Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Power Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Environmental Public Health (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Public Relations (Honours)
  • Nursing - BScN
Academic and Professional Designations
  • PhD, History, minors in Archaeology and Gender
  • MA, Anthropology
  • MA, History
  • BA, Archaeology
  • Coordinator for the School of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Former Chair of the Research Ethics Board
  • Professor for the School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Courses Taught
  • HIST70204 - History of Art I
  • HIST72050 - History of Art II
  • HIST71230 - Canadian History
  • HIST3200 - History of Living Memory
  • SOC71500 - Group Dynamics
  • SCIE71010 - Archaeology
Areas of Expertise & Interest

Canadian History, Historic Archaeology, British Archaeology, and Art 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

Previously taught at Wilfrid Laurier University in the Archaeology department.

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