About Lisa Rankin
Dr. Lisa Rankin is a Professor of Archaeology at Memorial University, and President of the Canadian Archaeological Association. She has been involved with excavations across Canada, the US, and South America. For the last fifteen years, her work has focused on coastal Labrador—where she studies the history of the Paleoeskimo and Inuit people. She is currently part of a research team partnered with the Inuit of Nunatsiavut on a project called Tradition and Transition among the Labrador Inuit. Her role is to understand the Inuit colonization and cultural florescence along that beautiful coastline.