Master’s Degree, Maritime Archaeology from East Carolina University
Documenting and researching the H.L. Hunley as well as identifying the potential for and assisting with external archaeological projects.
Include gender archaeology, maritime history and archaeology of the Southeastern United States, and 19th century ship construction methods.
“The Predicament of Traditional Femininity: A Gender Material Culture Analysis of Civil War Blockade Runners”, applied a theory of gender archaeology to artifact assemblages of Civil War blockade runners entering the ports of Charleston and Wilmington.
Professional society activity:
Member, Register of Professional Archaeologists
Emily is also a AAUS scientific diver, a PADI Divemaster, holds a closed circuit rebreather certification, and is a DAN Emergency Management Provider Instructor.