Dr. T. Kurt Knoerl
Professor of History (2017).
B.A. State University of New York at Buffalo (1987), M.A., East Carolina University (1994); Ph.D., George Mason University of (2012).
Teaching and Research Interests:
Digital History, Public History, Maritime History, Maritime Archaeology, Material Culture, Native American History, and Environmental History.
Upper Division Courses:
- HIST 3700 American Material Culture
HIST 3890/6890 Topics in Public History: Digital History
HIST 4030 Research Seminar in American History: Maritime History
HIST 3354 Maritime Archaeology
HIST 5234 Piracy in Americas, 1500 – 1750
Website — http://www.themua.org
Department of History
Georgia Southern University—Armstrong Campus
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
Office: 109B Hawes Building
Tel.: (912) 344-2789
- A Maritime Career Spent Out in the Open: It’s All Bill Still’s Fault, Paper presented at the 35th Anniversary Alumni Conference, East Carolina University, October 2017
- Strike While the Iron is Hot, Perspectives on History, American Historical Association, (https://www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/march-2015/strike-while-the-iron-is-hot), March 2015.
- A Global Shipwreck: Using the Internet for Research, Public Outreach, and Catching up with the Past, in Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage Proceedings, Edited by Mark Staniforth et al. Asian Academy for Heritage Management. (http://www.themua.org/collections/items/show/1189), 2011.
- A Road Trip to the Eighteenth Century, The Museum of Underwater Archaeology, (https://mua.apps.uri.edu/in_the_field/road_trip.shtml) August 2010.
Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:
- Founder and Director of the Museum of Underwater Archaeology
- Institutional Board Member for the Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology
- 2017 R. Frank Saunders, Jr. Fall History Lecturer
- The 2019 Kristina Brockmeier Faculty Award for outstanding teaching and significant contributions through service to the university and its students
- Native American and British Colonial maritime cultural landscapes in the eighteenth century.
Last updated: 10/7/2019