Department of Anthropology


Dr. Jonathan Fowler at Grand-Pré National Historic Site (Paul Darrow photo).

Jonathan Fowler
Anthropology Department

Saint Mary's University
Halifax, NS B3H 3C3

DPhil (Oxford), Associate Professor. Archaeology and colonialism; landscape archaeology; material culture and identity; archaeological geophysics; public archaeology.

Office: MS226
Phone: 902-420-5631
Email: jonathan.fowler@smu.ca

Articles 

Fowler, J. 2016 John Winslow's Fingerprints: A Case of Archaeological Detection. American-Canadian Genealogist, vol. 42 no. 145, pp. 39-45.

Fowler, Jonathan 2015 Acadian Archaeology and the Canard River Valley. The Register/Advertiser.

Fowler, Jonathan 2013 Seeing Through Soil with Archaeogeophysics at the Thibodeau SiteArchaeology in Nova Scotia 2012 News. Halifax: The Nova Scotia Museum.

Fowler, Jonathan 2012 On Not Meeting Arthur Noble at Grand-PréArchaeology in Nova Scotia: 2011 News. The Nova Scotia Museum.

Fowler, Jonathan 2012 Finding Samuel Copp at Grand-PréArchaeology in Nova Scotia: 2011 News. The Nova Scotia Museum.

Fowler, Jonathan 2009 A 17th Century Sluice Raises New Questions at Grand-Pré, La Société Historique Acadienne, Les Cahiers, vol. 40 no. 3, pp. 100-128.

Fowler, Jonathan 2007 Keeping the tides at bayThe Nova Scotian, 27 May, pp. 1, 3-4.

McNeill, J. Duncan and Fowler, Jonathan 2013 Quadrature-Phase Susceptibility Anomalies Detected with the Geonics EM 38B. International Society for Archaeological Prospection (ISAP) Newsletter no. 35, pp. 15-16.

Books

Erickson, Paul, and Fowler, Jonathan (eds.) 2013 Underground New Brunswick: Stories of Archaeology. Halifax: Nimbushttp://www.nimbus.ca/Underground-New-Brunswick-P6670.aspx 

Erickson, Paul, and Fowler, Jonathan (eds.) 2010 Underground Nova Scotia: Stories of Archaeology. Halifax: Nimbushttp://www.nimbus.ca/Underground-Nova-Scotia-P5435.aspx

Fowler, Jonathan and Lockerby, Earle 2013 Diaries of the Acadian Deportations Volume 1: Jeremiah Bancroft at Fort Beauséjour and Grand-Pré. Kentville: Gaspereau Press.

Chapters 

Fowler, Jonathan and Noël, Stéphane 2017 Poetry is Always Truer than History: The Curious Parentage of Acadian Archaeology, in Brooks, A. and Mehler, N. (eds.) The Country Where My Heart Is: Historical Archaeologies of Nationalism and National Identity. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, pp. 37-68.

Fowler, Jonathan 2013 Saint Croix Island, Archaeology, and the Memory of Firsts, in Erickson, Paul, and Fowler, Jonathan (eds.) Underground New Brunswick: Stories of Archaeology. Halifax: Nimbus, pp. 65-73.

Fowler, Jonathan 2012 From Acadians to Planters in the Grand-Pré Area: An Archaeological Perspective, in Henderson, Stephen and Robichaud, Wendy (eds.) The New England Planters in the Atlantic World, 1760-1830. Fredericton: Acadiensis Press, pp. 37-61.

Fowler, Jonathan 2010 A Walk Back in Time at Grand-Pré, in Erickson, Paul, and Fowler, Jonathan (eds.) Underground Nova Scotia: Stories of Archaeology. Halifax: Nimbus, pp. 43-54.

Fowler, Jonathan and Ferguson, Rob 2010 Beneath the Blockhouse Floor, in Erickson, Paul, and Fowler, Jonathan (eds.) Underground Nova Scotia: Stories of Archaeology. Halifax: Nimbus, pp. 63-74.

Media

2015 Fowler strives to uncover Grand Pre, The Chronicle Herald, 7 June, by John DeMont: http://thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/1291762-demont-fowler-strives-to-uncover-grand-pre

2014 Acadian child’s face reconstructed to illustrate history, CBC News Nova Scotia, 19 Nov.

2014 Ghosts of Old Acadia: Halifax researchers put a human face on Nova Scotia’s forgotten history, Halifax Magazine, 2 Sept.

2014 Fouilles archéologiques à Grand-Pré, CBC Radio-Canada, 2 Sept.

2014 Acadian Treasure, Land and Sea, CBC Television, 2 Feb.

Research

Archaeology at Grand-Pré
facebook.com/grandprearchaeology/

Archaeology at Acadie
www.facebook.com/archaeologyacadie/