Andre Costopoulos

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Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, McGill University
Ph.D (Oulu University, 1999), M.Sc (Université de Montreal, 1995), B.A (McGill University, 1992)

Contact: Anthropology, McGill University
Stephen Leacock Building
855 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2T7




Social evolution, quantitative and computational methods; prehistory of northern Europe

Current research

Social change and the environment in Nordic Prehistory: Evidence from Finland and northern Canada (SCENOP)

McGill project on health and social services for language-minorities (Quebec Health and social services)

Archaeological field studies at Parc Safari (Excavations @ Parc Safari)


Beaudry, M. and A. Costopoulos 2008. Analyse typologique d’une collection de perles de verre exhumée à Kahnawake. Archéologiques 21.

Costopoulos, A. 2008. Teaching basic evolutionary concepts: The Primordial Soup game (PSoup), in PC Rice and D McCurdy (eds), Strategies in Teaching Anthropology, Prentice-Hall.

Costopoulos, A. 2008. Simulating Societies, in H. Maschner, RA Bentley and C Chippindale (eds), Handbook of Archaeological Method and Theory, Altamira Press: 273-281.

Hulse, E. and A. Costopoulos 2007. Spatial patterning within a 5000 year old structure in Northern Finland. In R Salisbury and D Keeler (eds), Space – The Final Frontier? An Intercontinental Approach, Cambridge Scholars Press: 109-133.

Conference paper: Conference on use of Geographic Information Systems in research. How do archaeologists use GIS? Andre Costopoulos, GIS Day, Geographic Information Centre, McGill University, November 14, 2007.

Pendea, I.F., A. Costopoulos, V. Pospelova, G.L. Chmura 2007. Paleoecological Reconstruction of the Late Tyrrell Sea Phase at Old Factory Lake, Eastern James Bay, Québec, refereed poster at Canadian Quaternary Association, Ottawa.

Lerner, H.J., D. Xiangdong, A. Costopoulos, M. Ostoja-Starzewski 2007. Lithic Raw Material Physical Properties and Use Wear Accrual, Journal of Archaeological Science 34: 711-722.

Costopoulos, A., S. Vaneeckhout, I. Paberzyte, E. Hulse and J. Okkonen 2006. Clear evidence of black painted comb-ware at Kierikki. Fennoscandia Archaeologica 23: 55-59.

Costopoulos, A. and S. Vaneeckhout 2005. Sur les approches à la complexité sociale chez les chasseurs-cueilleurs préhistoriques : particularisme, généralisme et méthode comparative. Canadian Journal of Archaeology 29(2).

Costopoulos, A. 2005. Two multi-room Neolithic dwellings from Kierikki: Surprising likeness, thought provoking differences, Faravid 29: 5-17.

Costopoulos, A. 2005. Apologia of classical evolutionism, Reviews in Anthropology 34(3): 231-244.

Costopoulos, A. 2003. “Prehistoric Flint Provenance in Finland: Reanalysis of Southern data, and initial results for the North”, Fennoscandia Archaeologica XX: 41-54.

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