Recent Graduate Ryan Smazal Working on Underwater Archaeology

Ryan Smazal
NUIG MSc student Ryan Smazal operates the CTD, under watch of Professor Clynt Gregory. (Katie Terwilliger)

The 2018 issue of “The Past in the Present” featured Ryan Smazal (History/Political Science, 2019) and his summer internship with WHS’s Maritime Preservation/Maritime Archeology Program. As part of his work that summer, he was certified by the Nautical Archaeology Society as an underwater archaeologist. He is now a graduate student studying earth and ocean sciences at the National University of Ireland Galway.