Eric J Guiry

Research Interests:
Archaeological Sciences, particularly paleoethnobotany, zooarchaeology, and stable isotope applications to past human and animal behavior.
PhD Student
MA Archaeology, Memorial University, 2012
BSc Honours Anthropology, Lakehead University, 2009
BSc Natural Science, Lakehead University, 2009
Select Publications:
Guiry, E.J., Grimes, V. (In Press) Domestic dog (Canis familiaris) diets among coastal Late Archaic groups of northeastern North America: A case study for the canine surrogacy approach. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology,
Guiry, E.J., Harpley, B., Smith, C. and Jones, Z. (In Press) Integrating Stable Isotope and Zooarchaeological Analyses in Historical Archaeology: A Case Study from the Urban Nineteenth-Century Commonwealth Block Site, Melbourne, Australia. International Journal of Historical Archaeology.
Guiry, E.J. (2013) A Canine Surrogacy Approach to Human Paleodietary Bone Chemistry: Past Development and Future Directions. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 5:275-286.
Guiry, E.J. (2012) Dog as analogs in human stable isotope based paleodietary reconstructions: A review and consideration for future use. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, 19(3):351-376.
Guiry, E.J., Noël, S., Touriqny, E., and Grimes, V. (2012) A stable isotope method for identifying transatlantic origin of pig remains at early European fishing stations in Newfoundland. Journal of Archaeological Science. 39(7): 2012-2022.
Guiry, E.J., Deal, M., and Kiraly, E. (2010) Dorset plant use at the Port au Port site (DdBq-1), Newfoundland: A contribution to Paleoeskimo paleoethnobotany. North Atlantic Archaeology, 2:43-66
Winter 2019

ARCL425 Paleodiet Sections

The archaeological evidence for the change of human diets over time and the methods used to reconstruct past diets.