Jon Driver has been a faculty member in Archaeology since 1982. He has served as Chair of Archaeology (1993-1996), Dean of Graduate Studies (2000-2008) and Vice-President Academic and Provost (2008-2016).
General Research Interests
He has undertaken archaeological fieldwork and laboratory analysis in England, the American Southwest and western Canada. His research deals generally with human subsistence and human/environment relationships, topics that he approaches through zooarchaeological methods. He is currently working on the environmental and cultural history of the Peace River region in BC and Alberta, with emphasis on the site of Tse’K’wa (also known as Charlie Lake Cave) http://summit.sfu.ca/item/15869 . He is still publishing on archaeology of the American Southwest.
He is currently a research associate of Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (Colorado) and president of the Western Canadian Universities Marine Sciences Society that operates the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (Vancouver Island) http://www.bamfieldmsc.com/on behalf of the Universities of Alberta, British Columbia, Calgary, Victoria and SFU