Mike Thomin is the manager of the Destination Archaeology Resource Center in Pensacola, Florida. He is also a regular writer for the Unearthing Florida radio program broadcast on NPR member stations across the state. Mike received his B.A. in history from the University of West Florida and is finishing his Master’s degree in public history. Mike has spent nearly a decade as a professional in public archaeology and has worked with several organizations on interpretative projects and programs across Florida. He is a certified scuba diver and has a lifelong passion for maritime history.