Anne Giesecke Ph.D., 2000
Anne is an underwater archaeologist. She drafted the Abandoned Shipwreck Act and advised on the International Convention for the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage. Anne is active in engaging sport divers in government discussions about the management of shipwrecks. She began doing archaeology in the 1960s and began diving in 1970s. Anne was elected to the Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology and the Board of the Society for Historical Archaeology. She is a member of the Underwater Society of America and works to engage sport divers in decisions about beach access, ocean policy and preserves.