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Stephen AtkinsonQAR Conservator

Stephen Atkinson began his career in maritime archaeology and conservation while excavating and conserving the artifacts from the Emanuel Point Shipwrecks, as well as the artifacts from various other wrecks in the Pensacola area. He has worked on a variety of other projects, from Roman forts in northern England, to prehistoric caves and historic cemeteries in Florida and Alabama. After spending summer of 2016 in Charleston at the Warren Lasch Conservation Center as an Archaeology intern digitally recording the H.L. Hunley, Stephen began his position as conservator at the QAR Lab.

Stephen is originally from Jensen Beach, Florida, and has a Bachelors in History from Stetson University, and a Master’s Degree in Historical Archaeology from the University of West Florida.