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Sam Cuellar

Areas of Speciality
  • Ph.D. Nautical Archaeology
First Year In the Program


Sam Cuellar received his BA in Anthropology from Texas A&M University in 2011. As a PhD student in the Nautical Archaeology Program, Sam’s interests include medieval seafaring, focusing on Western Europe, the Portuguese, Spanish, and Dutch during the Age of Exploration, GIS, remote sensing, and ships bells. His current research focuses on the development, proliferation, and use of ship bells through the 17th century. Sam hopes to continue his research this summer in Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom.