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Megan Crutcher

Areas of Speciality
  • Ph.D. Nautical Archaeology
Personal Website
Chris Dostal
First Year In the Program


Megan holds an M.A. in Public History from Duquesne University (2020) and a B.A. in History. Megan’s interests are in West African archaeology, maritime archaeology of the Early Modern Atlantic World, heritage politics, archaeological conservation, migration and forced displacement, and public archaeology. At Texas A&M, Megan researches histories of maritimity, identity, diaspora, and labor among the Kru in Liberia. This research relies on interdisciplinary collaboration with various publics for community archaeology in Liberia. Megan has conducted archaeological fieldwork and consulted in archaeological conservation for museums, CRM firms, and historic preservation organizations, and is a PADI-certified Rescue Diver.