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Dr. Iain McKechnie

Assistant Professor and Hakai Institute Scholar
Telephone: 250-721-7351

Iain is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Victoria who teaches the Historical Ecology and Coastal Archaeology class at BMSC and has an additional affiliation with the Hakai Institute. Iain conducts research on ancient coastal ecosystems through analysis of First Nations’ harvested animal remains. He enjoys working collaboratively with Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations in Barkley Sound to study marine historical ecology and cultural heritage in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.