Education

Teaching, public outreach, and background.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching

  • Educator, Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), University of Southampton and FutureLearn, April 2014 to June 2015
  • Demonstrator, 3D Printing Lab, Department of Engineering, University of Southampton, March 2014 to March 2015
  • Lecture, ARCH 6122 Ancient Seafaring, Seafaring in Conflict: Warships and Naval Warfare, University of Southampton, March 2015
  • Lecture, ARCH 6120 Heritage Management, Treasure Hunting, Looting, and the Illicit Trade in Antiquities, University of Southampton, February 2015
  • Adjunct Faculty, ANTH 3204 Maritime Archaeology and Coastal Ecology Field School in Albania, Transylvania University, June 2014. Lectures: Introduction to Maritime Archaeology, Underwater Recording Methods, Experimental Archaeology, Artifact Recording, Survey Methods, Cultural Landscapes, Digital and 3D Methods in Archaeology, Professional Development and Digital Identity
  • Lecture, ARCH 6122 Ancient Seafaring, Seafaring in Conflict: Warships and Naval Warfare, University of Southampton, March 2014
  • Adjunct Faculty, ANTH 3204 Maritime Archaeology and Coastal Ecology Field School in Albania, Transylvania University, July-August 2013. Lectures: Introduction to Maritime Archaeology, Underwater Recording Methods, Experimental Archaeology, Artifact Recording, Survey Methods, The Archaeology of Underwater Caves, Cultural Landscapes, Digital and 3D Methods in Archaeology
  • Adjunct Faculty, ANTH 3204 Maritime Archaeology and Coastal Ecology Field School in Croatia and Montenegro, Transylvania University, July 2013. Lectures: Introduction to Maritime Archaeology, Site Types in Maritime Archaeology, Cultural Landscapes, Ship Construction, The Archaeology of Underwater Caves, Building a Career: Grant Writing, CVs, Cover Letters, and Creating an Online Presence
  • Lecture, ARCH 6022 Ancient Seafaring, Naval Warfare and Rams in the 1st Millennium BC, University of Southampton, April 2013
  • Year 8 Introduction to Archaeology, University of Southampton, January 2013
  • Adjunct Faculty, ANTH 3204 Maritime Archaeology and Coastal Ecology Field School, Transylvania University, July 2012. Lectures: Introduction to Maritime Archaeology, Field Methods for Maritime Archaeology, Remote Sensing, Site Prospection through Understanding Landscapes, Excavation Methods, Artifact Recording, Ship Construction
  • Staff, HIST5530 Field School in Underwater Research, East Carolina University, May to June 2009
  • Graduate Assistant, HIST6820 Research Methods in Nautical Archaeology, East Carolina University, January to May 2009

Invited Lectures

  • “Underwater Cultural Property: Looting and Trafficking,” 9th International Symposium on the Theft of and Illicit Traffic in Works of Art, Cultural Property and Antiquities at INTERPOL in Lyon, France, on March 11, 2015.
  • Featured Presenter, “Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds: Exploring Maritime Archaeology” at the National Oceanography Centre Marine Life Lecture Series in Southampton, UK, on September 29, 2014.
  • “Antiquities Trafficking Networks: Qualitative and Quantitative Perspectives,” at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna, Austria, on June 10, 2014.
  • Featured Presenter, “Ethical Issues in Maritime Archaeology in Remote and Developing Regions,” at the Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology, Oxford University, UK, on May 22, 2014.
  • Lectures for the Centre for Maritime Archaeology Seminar Series at the University of Southampton on various occasions in December 2011, March 2012, April 2013.
  • Featured Presenter, “Loss of the Humanities: Addressing the Impact of Funding Cuts and the Current Research Framework in the Social Sciences” at the Rotary Club, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States on November 9, 2010.
  • Featured Presenter, “CSS Neuse Fieldwork and Reconstruction” at the Kinston Power Squadron, Kinston, North Carolina, United States on November 2, 2008.
  • Featured Presenter, “Regalskeppet Vasa: History and Recovery” at the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort, North Carolina in March 2008.

Programs

Underwater Science Field Schools

Education programs through the Albanian Center for Marine Research and Illyrian Exploration Program including Maritime Archaeology and Coastal Ecology Field Schools in 2012 and 2013.

Public Education

Archaeology in Public Schools and online courses. Bringing one day sciences courses to public schools that are underfunded for the sciences.

Educating the next generation

University of Southampton Year 8 Taster Days. One hour sessions for Year 8 students (12 year olds) to learn about archaeology through interactive “investigations” of real archaeological mysteries.

Background

University of Southampton

PhD

Department of Archaeology

2017

Funded by the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute/Lloyd’s Register

East Carolina University

Master of Arts

Maritime Studies

2009

Funded by North Carolina Sea Grant

University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee

Bachelor of Arts

Anthropology

2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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