Carrie Atkins

Assistant Professor
LI 115 (St. George) | MN 4274 (Mississauga)


Fields of Study


Carrie is an archaeologist with a focus on maritime connections in the ancient Mediterranean, especially the contextualization of shipwrecks in the ancient economy. Her current book project, examines the cross-cultural circulation of raw materials, finished objects, and people across maritime networks in the ancient Mediterranean (ca. 200 BCE-200 CE).

Carrieā€™s current field project is an underwater survey along the south-central coastline of Cyprus, with a particular focus on the anchorage at Maroni Tsaroukkas. Her research interests emphasize the development of digital technologies for recording and analyzing maritime remains.

Carrie holds a BA from Bowdoin College in Classics and Biology, an MA from Texas A&M University in Anthropology with a specialization in Nautical Archaeology, and a PhD in Classics from Cornell University.


PhD, Cornell University