Faculty Detail

Academics

Captain Sean S. Bercaw

image

Visiting Instructor of Nautical Science


Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Education:
1993     M.M.A. (Master of Marine Affairs), University of Rhode Island
1985     B.S.C.E.- Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
1985     Naval Commission following Completion of Navy Reserve Officer Training (NROTC), Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

License & Certifications:
USCG License: Ocean Masters Auxiliary Sail 1600 tons, Merchant Mariners Document - AB Sail/Unlimited
FCC License: Marine Radio Operator's Permit
SCUBA: Certified PADI Rescue Diver
Medical: Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Research Areas & Interests:

Education under Sail, Traditional & Square-Rigged Vessels, Marine Policy, Maritime History, Traditional Fixed Seat Rowing & Racing, Applications of Technology to Human/Marine Endeavors, Oceanographic Research

Courses Taught:
  • SEA Semester: Ocean Exploration - Nautical Science
  • SEA Semester: Sustainability in Polynesian Island Cultures and Ecosystems – Maritime History & Culture
  • SEA Semester: Sustainability in Polynesian Island Cultures and Ecosystems - Marine Environmental History
  • SEA Semester: Colonization to Conservation in the Caribbean - Maritime History & Culture
  • SEA Semester: Colonization to Conservation in the Caribbean - Marine Environmental History