St. Project Archaeologist
Julie is a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) with Section 106 certification. She obtained her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge), and has worked as a professional archaeologist since 1994. Julie was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (2010-2012), and her graduate research was a zoo-archaeological analysis of oysters and marine catfish from a prehistoric shell ring on the north Atlantic coast of Florida (Rollins Shell Ring). Julie’s archaeological experience includes work in Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas, Florida, and Peru (Nepeña Valley) on prehistoric and historic sites. She has been an active member of the Louisiana Archaeological Society (LAS) since 1998, and has held officer positions since 2012. Julie is currently the director of the LAS Lac St. Agnes Research Project, a public outreach program sponsored and supported by the LAS. Julie is dedicated to archaeology and the preservation of our cultural heritage.