AIA Lecturer: Shelley Wachsmann
Institute of Nautical Archaeology, Texas A&M University
Shelley Wachsmann is with the Institute of Nautical Archaeology, and the Meadows Professor of Biblical Archaeology with the Nautical Archaeology Program and Texas A& M University. He received his degrees from the Institute of Archaeology at Hebrew University (M.A. and Ph.D.), and his areas of specialization are Biblical archaeology, nautical archaeology, the Near East, trade, and archery. He has done extensive fieldwork, and his publications include "The Sea of Galilee Boat" (3rd edition 2009) and "Seagoing Ships and Seamanship in the Bronze Age Levant" (1998, 2nd printing 2009). He is an active member of the AIA Underwater Archaeology Committee/Interest Group, and was and AIA Joukowsky Lecturer in 2009/2010.