Chris Springer

January 24, 2022

Chris Springer graduated with a PhD from the Archaeology Department at SFU in 2019.

Since then, he has held sessional instructor positions at Douglas College and UBC. He has worked primarily as an independent contractor in the cultural resource management sector with Arrowstone Archaeological Research and Consulting and Brown & Oakes Archaeology, and as a part-time permanent employee of Katzie Development Limited Partnership, the economic development arm of Katzie First Nation.

In addition to his professional work in archaeology, he is currently involved in a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada-funded community-archaeology project ( The Xwe’etay/Lasqueti Archaeology Project is based on Lasqueti Island in the Salish Sea within Coast Salish and Kwakwaka’wakw First Nations traditional territories. The project is co-led by Drs. Dana Lepofsky (SFU Department of Archaeology) and Sean Markey (SFU Department of Resource and Environmental Management). His roles include interim and final reporting, site form updates, and helping with field work.