Affiliation: East Carolina University
David J. Stewart is Associate Professor with the Program of Maritime Studies, Department of History, East Carolina University; he is also Director of the North Carolina Vernacular Watercraft Recording Project. He holds his degrees from Texas A&M University (Ph.D.) and Baylor University, and his current research is in ancient Mediterranean maritime technology, the use of computer-aided drafting (CAD) in ship reconstruction, and maritime culture. His publications include The Sea Their Graves: An Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture (University Press of Florida, 2011). Professor Stewart is the AIA Steffy Lecturer for 2015/2016.