Dr. Richard King
Visiting Associate Professor, Maritime History and Literature
PhD, University of St Andrews
Rich's teaching and research focuses on intersections between sea voyage narratives, environmental history, and marine biology. He's the author of the interdisciplinary books Lobster, The Devil's Cormorant: A Natural History, and Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick. He writes and illustrates a regular column on ocean animals for Sea History magazine, and edits the "Searchable Sea Literature" website, which aims to provide open access to a wide range of North American voices on the ocean.
- Maritime History and Culture
- Sense of Place