Geneviève Treyvaud Biography

Geneviève Treyvaud, archaeologist Ph.D
Geneviève Treyvaud is an affilicated researcher at the Centre interuniversitaire d’études sur les lettres, les arts et les traditions (CELAT) at Université Laval and a postdoctoral fellow at the Institut national de recherche scientifique–Eau Terre Environnement (INRS-ETE).
She is also co-director of the archaeological field school at Université de Montréal and a consultant for several First Nations in Québec. Her field of interest is the Contact Period and the impact of European colonization on First Nations and their environments. She holds a diploma in goldsmithing, and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in archaeology. She specializes in the methods of manufacture and use of metal artefacts. This allows Geneviève to study the characterization and metissage of metalwork amongst the First Nations of northeastern North America. In addition, she contributes to applied research on the use of computed tomography (CT scanning) for the study of ancient materials.
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