About Sarah

Indiana Sarah Blog - Sarah Ward Maritime Archaeologist

Welcome to Indiana Sarah, a blog dedicated to inspiring adventures in archaeology.

Who is Sarah?

Sarah Ward a professional maritime archaeologist, commercial diver and factual presenter with a career spanning 17 years experience and over 20 countries.

Formerly the State Maritime Archaeologist for New South Wales (Australia), she has worked for Government and Non-Government organisations, charities and in the private sector for organizations’ including the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Nautical Archaeology Society, Office of Environment and Heritage, RPS Group and ArchaeoMar Australasia, before moving to ERM as its APAC Heritage Lead in 2016.

Passionate about the past, Sarah wants to bring it firmly into the present. She is an advocate for ‘access for all’ and believes that there is a place for everyone in archaeology.

Sarah’s archaeology adventures have seen her dig, dive and discover her way around the world, working on sites ranging from the Bronze Age to the Modern. Whether it’s searching for shipwrecks in Sri Lanka, teaching maritime archaeology in Taiwan, chasing Kilwa coins in the top end, or being crowned Moon Queen in the jungles of Panama, Sarah has some stories to tell!

When she is not off on some mad adventure, Sarah can be found at home in Sydney, sharing her expertise with clients, teaching maritime archaeology, presenting at conferences and writing for leading academic and popular publications. Oh and she is also working on a documentary….so watch this space!

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