Nicole Bucchino graduated with a B.A. in Anthropology and a B.A. in History from the University of Central Florida in 2010. Upon coming to the University of West Florida for her M.A., she received the Florida Public Archaeology Network's 2010 assistantship and currently works at FPAN as Outreach Coordinator for the Northwest Region. Nicole is also currently serving as a Graduate Student Associate Member on the Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology (ACUA) Board. Her thesis is a historical ecological perspective of the red snapper fishing industry in Pensacola from 1860-1930, focusing on the archaeology of fishing culture and shipwrecks engaged in the industry. Her broader research interests include maritime history and archaeology, social history, public archaeology, and remote sensing/archaeology in marine environments.
Degree and focus: Historical Archaeology, Maritime.