National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: John Odin Jensen

Affiliation: Sea Education Association

John Odin Jensen is with the Sea Education Association at Woods Hole, and is also associated with the Rhode Island School of Design, the University of Rhode Island, and the Frank C. Munson Institute for American Maritime Studies at Mystic Seaport.   He holds his degrees from Carnegie Mellon University (Ph.D.), East Carolina University, and Lawrence University, and his research interests are maritime cultural landscapes and frontiers, the Great Lakes, marine cultural resource policy, public health and medicine, and museums.  His current publications include Wisconsin Shipwrecks during the Wooden Age (forthcoming, State Historical Society of Wisconsin Press), and Recommendations for Integrated Management Using a Cultural Landscape Approach in the National System of Marine Protected Areas (one of the primary authors representing the Marine Protected Area Federal Advisory Committee Cultural Heritage Resources Working Group). Adopted by NOAA Marine Protected Area Federal Advisory Committee November 2011.  Dr. Jensen is the AIA’s Wilkie Lecturer for 2013/2014.

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