FORUM speaker

Nicole Grinnan

Faculty Research Associate/Public Archaeologist

Nicole Grinnan currently works with the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN), a program of the University of West Florida, as a Faculty Research Associate/Public Archaeologist for Florida’s Northwest Region. She graduated with a Master’s degree in Historical Archaeology from the University of West Florida in 2014, and received a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Central Florida in 2010. Nicole is currently working on a doctoral degree in History with the University of St Andrews (UK). Before joining FPAN as a public archaeologist in 2012, she worked as an outreach assistant with FPAN, an intern with Biscayne National Park, and as an assistant with the NASA History Division. Nicole is also a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA), a Certified Interpretive Guide through the National Association for Interpretation (NAI), and a SCUBA Instructor. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) and for the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS). Nicole’s research interests include maritime archaeology and history, public interpretation of maritime cultural resources, and social history.

FORUM 2024

Join us in West Palm Beach, FL this summer.