Dr. Kathryn Denning


Associate Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, York University

Science and Technology Studies Program / Institute for Science and Technology Studies

Graduate Program in History




Email:     kdenning@yorku.ca    

Tel:  416.736.2100 x40136

Mail:      Dept. of Anthropology,

York University,  Toronto, Ontario,

Canada, M3J 1P3


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Teaching Overview





Social and ethical aspects of space exploration; evolution of intelligence; SETI; astrobiology; archaeological theory; STS approaches to archaeology; ethics in archaeology; North American and British archaeology; discourses of the ancient, the alien, and the animal; social lives of the dead.


Teaching and supervision:

Anthropology and philosophy of science, astrobiology, space exploration. Archaeology, physical anthropology, world prehistory, evolution, cultural heritage, ethics, material culture, anthropology of history, space and place




                                               1999 PhD, Archaeology & Prehistory, University of Sheffield, UK


                                               1994 MA, Anthropology, McMaster University, Canada


                                               1992 BA (hons), Anthropology, McMaster University, Canada