Nautical Archaeology Program Faculty

There are seven permanent members of the faculty of the Nautical Archaeology Program. The special areas of interest among the current members are varied and encompass a broad spectrum of issues in nautical archaeology and maritime history. Faculty members teach courses in the program, as well as conduct research and direct projects throughout the year. Each of the faculty are affiliated with the Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation (CMAC) and the Institute of Nautical Archaeology (INA).

Donny L. Hamilton; 1978-present

Dr. Donny L. Hamilton Director, Conservation Research Laboratory
George T. & Gladys H. Abell Professor of Nautical Archaeology; Yamini Family Professor of Liberal Arts

Kevin J. Crisman; 1990-present

Dr. Kevin Crisman


Director, New World Laboratory
Associate Professor, Nautical Archaeology Faculty Fellow
Director, Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation

Shelley Wachsmann; 1993-present

Dr. Shelley Wachsmann Meadows Professor of Biblical Archaeology

Cemal Pulak; 1997-present

Dr. Cemal Pulak Director, Old World Laboratory
Associate Professor, Frederick R. Mayer Faculty Professor I of Nautical Archaeology
Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation

C. Wayne Smith; 1997-present

Dr. Wayne Smith Director, Wilder Digital Imaging Laboratory
Director, Archaeological Preservation Research Laboratory
Associate Professor, INA Faculty Fellow in Nautical Archaeology
Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation

Luis Filipe Vieira de Castro; 2001-present

Dr. Filipe Castro Director, J. Richard Steffy Ship Reconstruction Laboratory
Program Coordinator, Nautical Archaeology Program
Professor, Frederic R. Mayer Fellow II of Nautical Archaeology
Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation

Deborah N. Carlson; 2004-present

Dr. Deborah Carlson President, Institute of Nautical Archaeology
Associate Professor, Sara W. and George O. Yamini Fellow

Lilia Campana; 2014-present

Dr. Lilia Campana College of Liberal Arts Post-doctoral Fellow
Lecturer in Mediterranean History and Archaeology

George F. Bass; 1976-2000

Dr. George Bass Professor Emeritus

Frederick H. van Doorninck, Jr.; 1976-1996

Dr. Frederick H. van Doorninck, Jr. Professor Emeritus

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