University of Vermont

Arthur Cohn

Art Cohn

Adjunct Assistant Professor/ Executive Director Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Phone: 802-475-2022
Office: Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
4472 Basin Harbor Road
Vergennes, VT 05491

Areas of Interest

Underwater historic preservation, maritime history, nautical archaelogy, diving

Art Cohn is the Executive Director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum and the Director of the Maritime Research Institute. He is a professional diver and has coordinated and participated in Lake Champlain's archaeological projects for the past twenty years.

In 2000 and 2001 Cohn was a Member of the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organization's convention for the protection of underwater cultural heritage. Since its inception in 1985, Cohn has been the chief advocate for the Lake Champlain Underwater Historic Preserve. He has formally coordinated that program since 2000 for the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation. Cohn is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology at both the University of Vermont and Texas A&M University.


J.D. from Boston College Law School
B.A. in sociology from the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio

Additional Links

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum