National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Rebecca Ingram

Affiliation: Institute of Nautical Archaeology

Rebecca Ingram is Curator of Exhibits and Collections at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, and Editorial Assistant with the American Journal of Archaeology; she earned her M.A. (2005) and Ph.D. (2013) through the Nautical Archaeology Program at Texas A&M University.  Her research focuses on seafaring and trade in the ancient Mediterranean, in particular the development of shipbuilding technology in the first millennium C.E. In addition to her work as a museum curator and editor, she is a research associate with the Institute of Nautical Archaeology. She has participated in archaeological research in Turkey since 2001, spending more than three years working with the Institute of Nautical Archaeology team at the Theodosian Harbor excavations at Yenikapı in Istanbul. Dr. Ingram was the AIA Steffy Lecturer in 2012/2013, and is the AIA Bass Lecturer for 2017/2018.

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