Deborah N. Carlson, Ph.D.
Dr. Carlson is a classical archaeologist and Associate Professor in the Nautical Archaeology Program; she holds the Sara W. and George O. Yamini Professorship in Nautical Archaeology. She became INA President in 2011 and specializes in trade and seafaring in the ancient Mediterranean. She helped direct INA shipwreck excavations at Tektaş Burnu and Kızılburun, Turkey.
Cemal M. Pulak, Ph.D.
Dr. Pulak holds the Frederick R. Mayer Fellowship in Nautical Archaeology. He specializes in Bronze Age seafaring, maritime trade, and technology. Since 1975, Dr. Pulak has excavated three shipwreck sites, ranging in date from the Late Bronze Age to the 16th century A.D., and participated in the excavation of many others.
Kevin J. Crisman, Ph.D.
Dr. Crisman, the Nautical Archaeology Faculty Fellow, specializes in Western hemisphere seafaring from 1500 to the present.