Professor Mark Staniforth has broad experience in historical archaeology, maritime archaeology, museums and heritage studies in a career that spans nearly thirty years.
Mark was the Convenor of the Maritime Archaeology Program (MAP) in the Department of Archaeology at Flinders University for 14 years (1997-2010) where he taught topics in undergraduate and postgraduate maritime archaeology and underwater cultural heritage management.
He was the author of Material Culture and Consumer Society published by Plenum Press of New York in 2003, he was the editor (with Mike Nash in 2006) of Maritime Archaeology: Australian Approaches (Plenum Press. New York) and (with Mike Hyde in 2001) of Maritime Archaeology in Australia: A Reader (Southern Archaeology. Blackwood, SA). Mark has published more than 70 publications since 1982.