Underwater Archaeology in Scotland

Lecture with Emily Stammitti, PhD


Harlaxton College
British Faculty Member and MA Programme Director

If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to work as an underwater archaeologist, this talk is for you. Join Dr. Emily Stammitti, British- American underwater archaeologist and community activist, as she explores the discovery of an underwater castle in Scotland and the treasures it revealed.

September 8, 2022
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (CDT)

COST: Free Via Zoom


Emily Stammitti standing near the oceanPROFESSOR EMILY STAMMITTI is a Program Director at Harlaxton College, University of Evansville. She obtained her PhD at the University of Edinburgh, focusing on submerged inland landscapes. Emily created community programming around the benefits of underwater archaeology outreach in communities and gained qualifications as a professional scientific and archaeological diver during her studies. She has researched, spoken, and taught extensively across Scotland and England, spending years working as a professional archaeologist, heritage consultant and educator. Emily currently serves as the Education and Outreach Officer for the Enabled Archaeology Foundation and sits on the board of trustees of the Archbishop’s Palace Conservation Trust, guiding best archaeological practice and driving for equality, diversity, and inclusion across the sector. She has won a range of public speaking awards and developed bespoke, award-winning community education programmes in coordination with the Wellcome Trust and the HLF. Emily joins Harlaxton College with 15-years of industry and academic experience, equipped with stories about being chased by seals in California, hunting for shipwrecks in Scotland and being perched on by meerkats in central England.