Steve Nagiewicz is a licensed ship Master and has over 40 years of experience scuba diving. He is the former Executive Director and Fellow of the Explorers Club, a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, and a member of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences, Society for Historical Archaeology, Nautical Archaeology Society, and the Register of Professional Archaeologists. He is a Trustee of the New Jersey Maritime Museum. Steve has also managed the State of New Jersey’s Marine Sciences Laboratory at Sandy Hook, NJ.
Nagiewicz has his Master’s Degree from Stockton University. He is a retired High School Science Teacher and is an Adjunct Faculty at Stockton University in their School of Natural Sciences, teaching courses in Marine Archaeology, Marine Underwater Technology, and Maritime History.
He has been featured on episodes of National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Science Channel, PBS, Drive by History, Divers Down TV, and Dive Wreck Valley television shows. Nagieiwcz is also an expert commentator on many marine topics for breaking television news stories.
He has written 5 books on maritime history and underwater archaeology including; Hidden History of Maritime New Jersey and is co-author of the University of Florida Press; ROBERT J. WALKER. The History and Archaeology of Steamship of a U.S. Coast Survey Steamship, Citizen Science in Maritime Archaeology, and contributed to the edited volume; International Horseshoe Crab Conservation and Research Efforts, 2007-2020 and written the Foreword: Hell Job, Series by L. Ron Hubbard (International Reprint 2014). Nagiewicz has also authored and co-authored several academic publications about maritime history.
Image Courtesy of Susan Allen, Stockton University