National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Kevin Crisman

Affiliation: Texas A&M University

Kevin Crisman is the Director of the Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation at Texas A&M University, and holds his degrees from the University of Vermont (B.A.), Texas A&M (M.A.), and the University of Pennsylvania (M.A. and Ph.D.).  His areas of specialization are nautical archaeology and the maritime history of seafaring (1450 to 1950), maritime transportation of North America rivers, lakes and canals, and seafaring communities and shipboard life.  He is currently the Director of the Red River Steamboat Wreck Excavation Project in Oklahoma, and is the AIA’s Steffy Lecturer for 2010/2011.

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