Urban waterfront and shipwreck archaeology, submerged prehistoric archaeology, history of fishing, cultural resource management, sustainable development of cultural heritage, waterfront planning and development.
- B. S. Archaeological Studies, Boston University, 1992
- B. A. Psychology, Boston University, 1992
- M. A. Anthropology, Texas A&M University, 1998
- Ph.D. Candidate, Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of New Hampshire
- Fund for the Preservation of Maine's Maritime Heritage, Advisor.
- Institute of Maritime History, Founder, 1995; Board of Directors, 1995-2005.
- Sustainable Development of Maritime Cultural Resources in the Gulf of Maine
- Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Historical and Cultural Resources
- Mapping Historic Fishing Grounds in the Gulf of Maine and Northwest Atlantic Ocean
- Rainsford Island (Boston Harbor) Archaeological Survey
- Fishing Heritage Festivals and Coastal Community Development in the Gulf of Maine
Selected Publications, Presentations, Papers, and Reports
- "Mapping Paleo-Coastlines and Cultural Resources in Boston Harbor, MA." Voices From the Deep: Recent Advances in the Study and Management of Native North America’s Submerged Cultural Resources. Montreal: Society for American Archaeology, 69th Annual Meeting, 2004.
- “On the Shores of the Maghreb-el-Aqsa: The 1999 Survey of Tangier Bay, Morocco”. Eds. Yacoub Y. Al-Hijji and Vassilios Christides. Aspects of Arab Seafaring: An Attempt to Fill in the Gaps of Maritime History. Athens: Institute of Graeco-Oriental and African Studies, 2002.
- Feasibility Study for the Development of Software Applications for Cultural Heritage Management. Report for the Department of Transportation, Small Business Innovative Research Program, 2002.
- “A Preliminary Report on the Excavation of a Nineteenth-Century Derelict Vessel in Cape Neddick, Maine: The Southern New Jersey Coasting Schooner Annabella.” Northeast Historical Archaeology 26 (1997): 39-62.