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Elise CarrollQAR Lab Manager

Elise is originally from Greenville, NC and began volunteering and interning at the QAR Lab during her undergraduate studies in 2011. Upon beginning her MA in Maritime Studies at ECU in Fall 2014, she became a graduate assistant at the QAR Lab. After completing the two-year assistantship, Elise was hired as a QAR Assistant Conservator, through funding from the National Parks Service Maritime Heritage Grant. Presently, she is serving as the QAR Lab Office Manager and continues to assist with conservation.

Completing her undergraduate studies in History and Anthropology at the University of Mississippi, Elise returned home to study Maritime History and Archaeology and received her MA from ECU in 2018. She has participated in ECU field projects in Costa Rica, North Carolina, and Florida; worked in the lab and in the field at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum as an Assistant Conservator; and participated in diving projects with North Carolina’s Underwater Archaeology Branch. Elise is a PADI Divemaster, a DAN Diving Emergency Management Provider Instructor, and a member of the Cultural Resources Emergency Support Team as a responder.

252.744.6721  |  elise.carroll@ncdcr.gov