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CDR Christian Hempstead

Associate Professor, Department of Marine Transportation

Year Started: 2004


  • MA Literature University of Rhode Island
  • MASTER of steam or motor vessels of any gross tons upon oceans (USCG), since 1991
  • BS Marine Transportation Massachusetts Maritime Academy
  • BA German-Journalism-English University of Rhode Island

Teaching Interests 

  • Integrated Navigation
  • Marine Simulation
  • Liquid Cargo Handling

Research Interests

  • Simulation use in education
  • Instructional design & curriculum development in integrated navigation
  • Simulation-based competency assessment
  • STCW Code and Guidance
  • IMO Model Course development
  • Maritime human factors
Updated: Thursday, February 7, 2013
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