Carrie is a Senior Archaeologist based out of Far Western’s Great Basin Branch. Carrie has worked in cultural resources management since 2010, conducting surveys, excavations, and monitoring of precontact and historic-era sites throughout the Western United States, including in Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, California, Nevada, and Washington. She has experience supporting Section 106 and 110 compliance for federal agencies, non-profit organizations, and private companies. Her pre-implementation experience includes estimating project costs, arranging contracts and agreements, drafting scopes of work (SOW), coordinating project logistics, and hiring and training field teams. In addition, she has experience conducting and leading fieldwork and reporting efforts for large-infrastructure projects including oil and gas, hydroelectric, solar/wind power, minerals exploration, and hazardous fuels reduction. She received her MA in Applied Anthropology from Humboldt State University with a concentration in bioarchaeology, and a BA/BA in Anthropology and Ecology from the University of Denver.
Carrie has also participated in international field research in Morocco, Peru, Belize, Panama, and Poland. Her archaeological research interests and expertise include human/faunal osteology, pastoral subsistence cultures, historic-era homesteading, precontact/post-contact archaeology in California and the Great Basin, and temporal changes in human-environmental interactions.