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    McGill Queen’s University Press officially publishes my latest book, Beardmore: The Viking Hoax that Rewrote History, in September 2018. Visit the book’s page on my website for more information and speaking engagements.


I am a self-employed, independent scholar with a PhD (History) from Canada’s York University, with a long history of trade and academic publishing.


PhD (History), York University, Canada, 2015

Dissertation: “Stone of Power: Dighton Rock, Colonization, and the Erasure of an Indigenous Past”

Dissertation prize, York University.

Canadian Association of Graduate Studies Prize for distinguished dissertation in Humanities, Social Sciences, and Art History (2016)

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Waterloo, 2015-17


The Place of Stone: Dighton Rock and the Erasure of America’s Indigenous Past. University of North Carolina Press, 2017

Beardmore: The Viking Hoax that Rewrote History. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018.

Upcoming Talks and Conferences

Edward S. Rodgers Lecture in Anthropology, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, October 21, 2018.


Canadian Historical Society

Champlain Society

Douglas Hunter

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