Brinnen Carter - Cultural Resource Program Manager

Brinnen Carter giving a public presentation.
Brinnen Carter is Cultural Resources Program Manager at Shenandoah National Park.
Brinnen Carter
Cultural Resource Program Manager
Shenandoah National Park
3655 US Highway 211 East
Luray, VA 22835

Ph.D. 2003 University of Florida, Anthropology (Archaeology)
M.A. 1995 Texas A&M, Anthropology (Nautical Archaeology)
A.B. 1986 Bowdoin College, Anthropology and History (Honors)

Skills and Interest Areas
archaeological excavation, artifact identification, data analysis; museology (artifact cataloging and curation); database development and management; facilities and non-facilities project development (FMSS, FBMS, PMIS); diving and underwater survey (archaeological and biological)

Professional Experience
2020 -present Cultural Resource Program Manager, Shenandoah National Park, National Park Service
2013-2020 Interdisciplinary Resource Program Manager, Sitka National Historical Park, National Park Service
2009-2013 Chief of Cultural Resources, Delaware Gap National Recreation Area, National Park Service
1998-2009 Museum Specialist (Archaeology), Southeast Archaeological Center, National Park Service
1986-1998 Archaeological Technician and student

Professional Activities
Natural Resource Advisory Committee member (2013-present), Co-Chair (2018-present), and Cultural Resource Advisory Committee Co-Chair (2013-2015)

Incident Management Team READ/ARCH (2003-2018)
Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Ivan, Irene, Lee, Sandy, and Maria. Deepwater Horizon Surface Cleanup and Treatment (SCAT) teams.

Cultural Resource Coordinator for Puerto Rico Recovery (FEMA) January-April 2018

Carter, B. 2019. Archeological Monitoring of Electrical Service Installation at Sitka Visitor Center Maintenance Building, Sitka, AK. Manuscript on File, Sitka NHP.

Carter, B. 2015. Maritime Landscapes of Alaska. Presentation to the Maritime Cultural Landscape Symposium, Madison, WI.

Carter, B. 2012. The Ramirez Solar House: Preserving the History of Residential Energy Efficiency Deisgn. Sustainability News Spring 2012, DOI/NPS.

Carter, B. 2010. Cultural Resource Assessment of the Lehigh Gap Rockfall Mitigation Site. Report submitted to the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

Carter, B. 2007. Early Archaic Archaeology. Pages 493-515 in S. D. Webb, ed., First Floridians and Last Mastodons: The Page-Ladson Site in the Aucilla River. Springer, Netherlands.

Carter, B. and J. Gifford. 2002. Origins and Technofunctional Analysis of Early Archaic Bone Tools from the Southeast United States. Manuscropt on File, Southeast Archaeological Center, National Park Service, Tallahassee.

Carter, B. and T. M. Perez. 1999. Archaeological and Zoarchaeological Remains from the Aucilla River, Northwest Florida. In J. C. Driver, ed. Zoarchaeology of the Pleistocene/Holocene Boundary. BAR International Series 800.

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Last updated: November 24, 2020