College of Arts and Humanities

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
Contact Information:

Department of History
Georgia Southern University—Armstrong Campus
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419-1997

Office: 109B Hawes Building
Tel.: (912) 344-2789
Email: kknoerl@georgiasouthern.edu

Selected Publications:

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

Current Research:

  • Native American and British Colonial maritime cultural landscapes in the eighteenth century.

Last updated: 10/7/2019

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY • Hawes Hall # 110, 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419-1997 •
Interdisciplinary Academic Building, #3007, P.O. Box 8054, Statesboro, GA 30460 • 912-478-4478