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I  am married to my best friend, Sharisse. We live in Calgary, where I teach at the University of Calgary in the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology. My son, Dylan, recently married Clare Murphy in a lovely ceremony in Northern Ireland, and they are now living in Calgary where he teaches at a local public middle school. Our daughter Kalleen lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, with her husband Brent and young son Ozmodeus. Daughter Celise is in the PhD program in Anthropology at the University of California, at Berkeley, and is conducting research on the osteoarchaeology of the Netherlands. She recently gave birth to a beautiful daughter, Omeline.

Sharisse was a professional speech pathologist, specializing in children with language disabilities. She recently retired from the Rocky View School District.  Now she is fully engaged in research as an Adjunct Professor in the Anthropology and Archaeology department, collaborating on articles and organizing past archaeological materials. Sharisse is also my close collaborator in research projects, including field work in Nicaragua. We love to travel, though it is usually work related to at least some degree.


Sharisse at beach

Sharisse at Majagual beach in Nicaragua 

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