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Born: 1949

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Education: Honorary Ph.D, University of Chicago

Occupation: Marine archaeologist, field paleontologist, professional diver

Expeditions: Diving – Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Cuba, Honduras, Egypt, Peru, and Philippines. Paleontology – Morocco, Peru, Western U.S., Mexico, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Chile, and Canada.

Favorite Place to Be: Diving on a great shipwreck or on the sunken city of Herakleion, Egypt

Best Discoveries: The best shipwreck of my life was the “San Diego,” a Spanish shipwreck. The best land site is Heracleopolis, sunken city of Hercules. And, discovering Tyrannosaurus Sue!

Favorite Items in the Field: My dog

Personal Hero: Gandhi

Hobbies: Books, being an amateur veterinarian


Book: Sue Hendrickson (Chelsea House, 2004)

Advice: Be curious and persistent. Know that you have no limits and follow your passions. 

Read Sue Hendrickson's Imagine Notes Here

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