Sean is a heritage resource specialist with more than 15 years of experience in the assessment and mitigation of impacts to archaeological resources in the province of Alberta. He has directed over 50 heritage resource management projects in the province, ranging widely in size and scope. As a result of his extensive consulting experiences, Sean is well-versed in the regulatory process that stems from the issuance, by Alberta Tourism, Parks, Recreation, and Culture (ATPRC), of Heritage Resource Act (HRA) clearance requirements on development projects. As a Senior Project Archaeologist he is responsible for managing project fieldwork, compiling project results, preparing final reports, and maintaining active communications among clients and regulators at every step of the process. Sean has extensive heritage consulting experience in several economic sectors including oil and gas developments, infrastructure and transportation (highways, gravel pits, water management projects), and real estate developments. He also has a breadth of archaeological survey and management experience that includes substantial work in Central America and Japan.

  • 2006 Ph.D. Archaeology, University of Calgary
    Specialization: Household archaeology; Mesoamerica
  • 1993 M.A. Archaeology, University of Calgary
    Specialization: Household archaeology
  • 1989 B.A. (Honours), University of Regina