Alum Stefan Cleasson (CAS’92) interviewed by New York Times

Stefan worked with Professor Beaudry at the Spencer-Peirce-Little site in Newbury and after he got his PhD at U New Hampshire worked for the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency in Honolulu (where our PhD Veronica Keyes works) and now has his own consulting business, operating out of the Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH.

Dr. Stefan Cleasson as quoted on the New York Times article, ‘“This is one of a very few examples of a pre-Revolutionary War or Colonial-built ship from New England,” said Mr. Claesson, the owner of the aerial drone and archaeological surveying company in New Hampshire. “There is still a lot to learn about how exactly these ships were designed and built — ships that were the lifeline for early settlements, and were the main vehicles of trade and commerce in New England and the U.S.”’

Read entire article: New York Times, April 5, 2020 by Johnny Diaz

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