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Alicia Caporaso

Marine Archaeologist
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Dr. Alicia Caporaso is a historical maritime archaeologist specializing in the characterization of frontier maritime archaeological landscapes through the use of marine remote sensing technology and the excavation of deep sea archaeological sites using remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). Alicia currently works as a marine archaeologist within the Office of Environment of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her primary role in the agency is to protect submerged archaeological sites from potential effects of offshore oil and gas industry activities.

Dr. Alicia Caporaso received her B.A. in Anthropology and B.S. in Interdisciplinary Engineering in 2001, and M.A. in Anthropology in 2004 from the University of Nebraska. Alicia completed her Ph.D. in Archaeological Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography in 2011.


Alicia participated in the following Ocean Exploration Trust expeditions: