Welcome to the personal website of Dr. Nathan Richards

The purpose of this website is to provide information regarding my research interests and teaching activities and to provide a resource for assisting prospective and current students.

Current Positions:

*        Director & Professor
(Program in Maritime Studies, Department of History, East Carolina University)

Current Memberships:

*        Maritime Archaeological Research seat, Sanctuary Advisory Council, NOAA’s Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
*        Editorial board, Australasian Journal of Maritime Archaeology (also AIMA lifetime member)
*        Editorial board, Journal of Maritime Archaeology
*        Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA), Register of Professional Archaeologists (Member #16243)
*        Member, North Carolina Maritime History Council
*        Member, Society for Historical Archaeology
*        Member, Society for Industrial Archaeology
*        Member, Australian Association for Maritime History
*        Member, Steamship Historical Society of America