Affiliation: Naval History and Heritage Command, U.S. Navy
Dr. Neyland is the Head of the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the U.S. Navy’s Naval History and Heritage Command. He holds his degrees from Texas A&M University, and his areas of specialization are underwater archaeology, naval archaeology, and historical archaeology; his extensive fieldwork includes serving as Director of the recovery operations for the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, of the excavation of John Paul Jones’ birthplace, and of the survey and excavation of the War of 1812 ship U.S.S. Scorpion.