Seth Goldstein grew up on Cape Cod where he developed his passion for maritime history. He received his master’s degree in World History from Northeastern University. His research interests include the historic North Atlantic fishery, global piracy, New England shipwrecks and lighthouses, the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the Vietnam War era counterculture. He has worked with Greater Portland Landmarks and The Portland Harbor Museum. Goldstein taught at the University of New England and at Southern Maine Community College before joining MECA&D. He also provides guided historic walking tours of Portland’s Old Port neighborhood. Seth is currently the educational coordinator for the Atlantic Black Box Project, a nonprofit that examines Maine and New England’s role in the Atlantic Slave economy. He sits on the board of the South Portland Historical Society.