Jerome Hall, PhD

Jerome Hall
Phone: (619) 260-7865
Fax: (619) 260-2267
Office: Serra Hall 218

Associate Professor, Anthropology

  • PhD, Texas A&M University, Anthropology (specialty in Nautical Archaeology)
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Abilene Christian University

Before coming to USD, Jerome Hall, PhD, was the underwater archaeologist for Puerto Rico and president of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology.  His current research projects include the excavation of a 17th-century northern European merchant shipwreck off the north coast of the Dominican Republic, as well as the documentation and publication of a 1st-century boat recovered from the Sea of Galilee.

Areas of Expertise

Nautical Archaeology

Scholarly Work

Protection of submerged cultural resources; surf culture and history; early seafaring

Areas of Interest

Surf Culture and History, Introduction to Archaeology, Piracy of the New World, Post-Medieval Seafaring and Empire, Biblical Archaeology, and Caribbean Cultures