Late Bronze Age maritime trade, technology, seafaring, and nautical archaeology of the eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean
Current Research Projects:
ANTH 316 Introduction to Nautical Archaeology
ANTH 323 Nautical Archaeology of the Mediterranean
ANTH 611 Nautical Archaeology
ANTH 615 History of Shipbuilding Technology
Current Graduate Students:
Jose Casaban, Joshua Farrar, Rachel Matheny, Kevin Melia-Teevan, Dave Ruff, Laura White
Selected and Recent Publications:
2015 Pulak, C., R. Ingram, and M. Jones. Eight Shipwrecks from the Theodosian Harbor Excavations at Yenikapı in Istanbul, Turkey: an Introduction. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology. 44.1: 39-73.
2015 Pulak, C., R. Ingram, and M. Jones. “The Shipwrecks at Yenikapı: Recent Research in Byzantine Shipbuilding,” in Maritime Studies in the Wake of the Byzantine Shipwreck at Yassıada, Turkey, edited by D.N. Carlson, J. Leidwanger, and S.M. Kampbell. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, pp. 102- 115.
2014 Pulak, C., R. Ingram, and M. Jones. Galleys and Merchantmen: Shipwrecks of Portus Theodosiacus, Yenikapı-Istanbul. TINA Maritime Archaeology Periodical 1(May): 8-25. (Also in Turkish)
2010 Pulak, C. Uluburun Shipwreck. In: The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean (Ca. 3000-1000 BC). E. H. Cline (ed.). Oxford University Press, pp. 862-876.
2008 Pulak, C. The Uluburun Shipwreck and Late Bronze Age Trade. In Beyond Babylon: Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium B.C. J. Aruz, K. Benzel, and J.M. Evans (eds.). The Metropolitan Museum of Art Exhibition Catalog, pp. 288-305, artifact catalog: 306-310, 313-321, 324-333, 336-342, 345-348, 350-358, 366-378, 382-385.