Dr. Shawn M. Graham

me2-smgWelcome to my online dossier, ‘GRAEworks’.* This website contains evidence for my work in digital history, archaeology, digital humanities, and my teaching and service.

I am now an assistant professor in the Department of History at Carleton University, where I teach classes on digital history and its methodologies, and ancient history. I joined the department in July 2010.

I graduated from the School of Human and Environmental Sciences at the University of Reading with a PhD in Archaeology in 2002. In the intervening years I have worked professionally as a heritage consultant, a teacher, and as an entrepreneur. When I lived in the UK, I was a Member of the Institute of Field Archaeologists. In 2005/6 I was a post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Classics at the University of Manitoba with Lea Stirling. I am a Registered Professional Archaeologist, a member of the Society for American Archaeology, a member of the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities, and thanks to winning the 2013 Desire2Learn Innovation Award, a member of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

My research interests are in digital media for research and teaching in archaeology & history; digital archaeology, public archaeology, and landscape archaeology; video games as a way of writing history; modelling social complexity, social networks analysis and the Roman economy; and accessibility issues & the digital humanities, cf http://accessibility2012.thatcamp.org.

You may view my cv here.

The navigation bar across the top tells the story of my research and teaching; please begin there. Then, please feel free to examine examples of my research and teaching output which I have organized into these major categories:

Books ||Papers || Syllabi || Digital Projects || Filesets || Simulations || Research Blogs

Please click through the titles of any entries for embedded pdfs, applets, media files, and full text.

I would like to thank Sharon Leon and Kathleen Fitzpatrick for their examples of what online portfolios can look like.

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The images at left of the screen are, from top to bottom: a screen shot of the augmented reality pop up book created by my FYSM1405a class in the winter 2012 semester; a Roman stamped brick from the BSR collection of stamped bricks, published in my 2006 book; a screen capture from the ‘Keyhole History’ project; a screen capture from the ‘Heritage Crowd’ project.
*I initially purchased the domain when I was a free-lance heritage consultant – GRAE stands for ‘Graham Research, Archaeology, and Education’.

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