Campus Directory: Shawn Bubel

University of Lethbridge

Shawn Bubel
Faculty
Geography Department
Office: B872 (University Hall)
Phone: (403) 329-2531
Fax: (403) 329-2016
Email:
Bubel Research Lab
Room: C828 (University Hall)
Phone: (403) 329-2110

Degrees

PhD (Archaeology), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KULeuven), Belgium

Expertise

Excavation methodology, geoarchaeology, postdepositional processes, Plains Archaeology, Near Eastern Archaeology, human evolution, lithic analysis, faunal analysis

Research Areas

Excavation and analysis of the Fincastle Bison Kill site, southern Alberta, excavation of the site of Tel Beth Shemesh, Israel, experimental research on postdepositional processes, analysis of Near Eastern lithic assemblages

Previous Research Areas

Excavations and Analysis of the Neanderthal site, Veldwezelt, Belgium

Office Hours

WF 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Day (i.e. Monday, or MWF) 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Biography

See my web site here

Selected Publications

2008 Vermeersch P.M., B. Vamontfort, S. Bubel & Philip Van Peer, The Rens Shelter, Sodmein Wadi, Red Sea, Egypt - A Bedouin Settlement? In: Man - Millennia - Environment. Studies in Honour of Professor Romuald Schild, edited by Z. Sulgostowska and A. J. Tomaszewski. Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences. Warszawa, Poland. 237-244.

2006 J. Gillespie, T. Peck and S. Bubel, The Paleoindian in the Haystack: Searching for Alberta's Earliest People, Alberta Archaeological Review 45: 7-9.

2006 T. Peck, J. Gillespie and S. Bubel, The Purple Springs Site (DlOx 6): A Possible PalaeoIndian Site Near Taber, Alberta. Permit 2004-282. Final Report. Historic Resources Management, Government of Alberta.

2003 S. Bubel, Detecting the Effects of Faunaturbation: A Close Look at the Prehistoric Sites of Meeuwen, Meer 6 and Brecht-Moordenaarsven 2, Notae Praehistoricae 23: 39-44.

2003 S. Bubel, Beth Shemesh Field F Excavation Report 2003, Beth Shemesh Excavations, Israel, Israel Antiquities Authority.

2002 S. Bubel, The Effects of Bioturbation on the Archaeological Record. PhD dissertation, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.

2001 S. Bubel, Bioturbation and the Archaeological Record: Assessing its Effects on the Spatial Organisation of a Site, published abstracts, XIVe Congress De L'Union Internationale Des Sciences Prehistoriques et Protohistoriques Pre-Prints, Liege, Belgium, pp 3.

2000 P.M. Vermeersch, P. Van Peer, J. Moeyersons, S. Bubel and B. Vanmontfort, Sodmein Desert: Report on the Activities of the Belgian Middle Egypt Prehistoric Project of Leuven University for the year 1999, Egyptian Antiquities Authorities, Egypt.

2000 Patrick M.M.A. Bringmans, S. Bubel, A. Groenendijk, E. Meijs, J.P. De Warrimont, F. Gullentops and P.M. Vermeersch, The Middle Palaeolithic Valley Settlements at Veldwezelt-Hezerwater Belgian Limburg: Excavation Campaign 2000, Notae Praehistoricae 20: 7-19.

2000 M. Waelkens, J. Poblome, E. Paulissen, P. Talloen, J. Van Den Burgh, V. Van Derginst, B. Arikan, I. Van Damme, I. Akyel, F. Martens, M. Martens, I. Uytterhoeven, T. Derbuyne, D. Depraetere, K. Baran, B. Vandaele, Z. Parras, S. Yildirim, S. Bubel, H. Vanhaverbeke, C. Licoppe, F. Landuyt, R. Degeest, L. Vandeput, L. Loots, T. Patricio, S. Ercan, K. Van Balen, E. Smits, F. Depuydt, L. Moens and P. De Paepe, The 1996 and 1997 Excavation Seasons at Sagalassos, in Sagalassos V: Report on the Survey and Excavation Campaigns of 1996 and 1997, edited by M. Waelkens and L. Loots, Leuven University Press, Belgium, pp. 217-398.

1999 B. Vanmontfort, S. Bubel, P. M. Vermeersch, A. Groenendijk, E. Meijs, J.P. De Warrimont and F. Gullentops, Sporen van Neanderthalers in een Unieke Bodem-sequentie van het Laatste Interglaciaal te Veldwezelt 'Hezerwater' (Lanaken), in Jaarboek 1999, Likona (Limburgse Keopel Voor Natuurstudie), pp. 10-19.

1999 S. Bubel, P.M. Vermeersch, A. Groenendijk, E. Meijs, J.P. De Warrimont and F. Gullentops, Recent Excavations at the Middle Palaeolithic site of Hezerwater at Veldwezelt, Belgium, Notae Praehistoricae 19: 13-19.

1997 P.M. Vermeersch & S. Bubel, Postdepositional Artefact Scattering in a Podsol: Processes and Consequences for Late Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Sites, Anthropologie XXXV part 2/3, Czech Republic, pp. 119-130.

Research Interests

Current Research Projects:

Preserving the History and Cultural Heritage of the Blackfoot Confederacy in Alberta and Montana (CURA, SSHRC Project, Co-investigator)

Fincastle Bison Kill site (DlOx-5) archaeological excavations and analysis (Principle investigator)

Twin River Buffalo Jump (DgPd-2) faunal analysis (Principle investigator)

Experimental research on the effects of root growth on artefact displacement (Principle investigator)

Experimental research on the effects of burrowing animals on artefact displacement (Principle investigator)

Field director of the Iron Age site of Beth Shemesh, Israel (Co-investigator)


Recent Publications:

2003 S. Bubel, Detecting the Effects of Faunaturbation: A Close Look at the Prehistoric Sites of Meeuwen, Meer 6 and Brecht-Moordenaarsven 2, Notae Praehistoricae 23: 39-44.

2003 S. Bubel, Beth Shemesh Field F Excavation Report 2003, Beth Shemesh Excavations, Israel, Israel Antiquities Authority.

2002 S. Bubel, The Effects of Bioturbation on the Archaeological Record. PhD dissertation, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.

2001 S. Bubel, Bioturbation and the Archaeological Record: Assessing its Effects on the Spatial Organisation of a Site, published abstracts, XIVe Congress De L’Union Internationale Des Sciences Prehistoriques et Protohistoriques Pre-Prints, Liege, Belgium, pp 3.

2000 P.M. Vermeersch, P. Van Peer, J. Moeyersons, S. Bubel and B. Vanmontfort, Sodmein Desert: Report on the Activities of the Belgian Middle Egypt Prehistoric Project of Leuven University for the year 1999, Egyptian Antiquities Authorities, Egypt.

2000 Patrick M.M.A. Bringmans, S. Bubel, A. Groenendijk, E. Meijs, J.P. De Warrimont, F. Gullentops and P.M. Vermeersch, The Middle Palaeolithic Valley Settlements at Veldwezelt-Hezerwater Belgian Limburg: Excavation Campaign 2000, Notae Praehistoricae 20: 7-19.

2000 M. Waelkens, J. Poblome, E. Paulissen, P. Talloen, J. Van Den Burgh, V. Van Derginst, B. Arikan, I. Van Damme, I. Akyel, F. Martens, M. Martens, I. Uytterhoeven, T. Derbuyne, D. Depraetere, K. Baran, B. Vandaele, Z. Parras, S. Yildirim, S. Bubel, H. Vanhaverbeke, C. Licoppe, F. Landuyt, R. Degeest, L. Vandeput, L. Loots, T. Patricio, S. Ercan, K. Van Balen, E. Smits, F. Depuydt, L. Moens and P. De Paepe, The 1996 and 1997 Excavation Seasons at Sagalassos, in Sagalassos V: Report on the Survey and Excavation Campaigns of 1996 and 1997, edited by M. Waelkens and L. Loots, Leuven University Press, Belgium, pp. 217-398.

1999 B. Vanmontfort, S. Bubel, P. M. Vermeersch, A. Groenendijk, E. Meijs, J.P. De Warrimont and F. Gullentops, Sporen van Neanderthalers in een Unieke Bodem-sequentie van het Laatste Interglaciaal te Veldwezelt ‘Hezerwater’ (Lanaken), in Jaarboek 1999, Likona (Limburgse Keopel Voor Natuurstudie), pp. 10-19.

1999 S. Bubel, P.M. Vermeersch, A. Groenendijk, E. Meijs, J.P. De Warrimont and F. Gullentops, Recent Excavations at the Middle Palaeolithic site of Hezerwater at Veldwezelt, Belgium, Notae Praehistoricae 19: 13-19.

1997 P.M. Vermeersch & S. Bubel, Postdepositional Artefact Scattering in a Podsol: (refereed) Processes and Consequences for Late Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Sites, Anthropologie XXXV part 2/3, Czech Republic, pp. 119-130.

1998 S. Bubel and E. Erb, Roman Sewer Report 1998, Excavations at Sagalassos, Turkey. Excavation report for the Sagalassos Research Project, KU Leuven.


Research Grants:

2004 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), CURA (Community-University Research Alliances), Research Grant. Research project title: “Preserving the History and Cultural Heritage of the Blackfoot Confederacy in Alberta and Montana”.

2004 Government of AB (Career Development and Employment) Summer Career Placement (SCP)

2003 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), CURA (Community-University Research Alliances), Development Research Grant. Research project title: “Past, Present, Future: Life and Times of the Piikani and Pikuni People.

2003 University of Lethbridge Research Fund. Research project title: “The Effects of Faunaturbation on Artefact Displacement”.

2003 Government of AB (Career Development and Employment) Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP)

2003 University of Lethbridge Research Development Grant. Research project
title: “Experimental Study of Bioturbation on the Archaeological Record”.

2003 Alberta Archaeological Association Research Grant. Research project
title: “Twin River's Faunal Analysis”.

2000-2003 University of Lethbridge Travel Fund Grant.

1999-2000 Doctoral Scholarship, KU Leuven, Belgium.

Current Research and Creative Activity

TitleLocationGrant InformationPrincipal InvestigatorCo Researchers
Experimental research postdepositional processes Shawn Bubel, U of L
Field director of the site of Tel Beth Shemesh, Israel Shlomo Bunimovitz and Zvi Lederman, Tel Aviv University Shawn Bubel, U of L
Fincastle Bison Kill site (DIOx-5) archaeological excavations and analysis Shawn Bubel, U of L
Preserving the History and Cultural Heritage of the Blackfoot Confederacy in Alberta and Montana CURA, SSHRC, $494,605.00, 2004-09.

Shawn Bubel, U of L
Twin River Buffalo Jump (DgPd-2) faunal analysis Shawn Bubel, U of L

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