First Name   Nathan
     
Last Name   Richards
     
University or Association   East Carolina University
     
City, State   Greenville , NC
   
Position Associate Professor, Program in Maritime Studies
   
Insitution of Highest Degree Flinders University, Ph.D.
   
Email
   
Phone   work 252.328.1968
   
Expertise Sector Research and Education
   
Area of Expertise Archaeology
   
Other Expertise
   
Language Fluency (Other than English)
   
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Expertise Profile

Nathan RichardsDr. Richards specializes in maritime archaeology, archaeological theory and is a specialist in watercraft discard and cultural site formation processes of the archaeological record. He has an interest in non-traditional subjects in maritime archaeology focusing on non-shipwreck sites such as ship graveyards, the archaeology of harbor infrastructure, and maritime terrestrial sites. He is co-author of “The Garden Island Ships’ Graveyard Maritime Heritage Trail” (Government of South Australia, 2001), and author of “Ships’ Graveyards: Abandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Formation Process” (University Press of Florida, 2008). Dr. Richards teaches classes in the theory, method, and ethics of maritime archaeology, field schools, and cultural resource management.


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