Elizabeth Straub


Elizabeth has nine years of experience in archaeology, including both academic and private sector projects. She has had the pleasure of participating in archaeological investigations in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, and Georgia. She has taken part in archaeological surveys with the goal of helping both private and public sector clients to assess the potential impact of their projects on cultural resources, as required by Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

She also works with nonprofit organizations to conduct archaeological investigations. This work includes assistance in project planning, grant writing, project execution, and reporting. She has extensive experience in collections research, artifact curation, and ceramic reconstruction. Her expertise is in precontact pottery, where she has utilized various forms of microscopy, including Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Petrography. She has experience in tribal consultation, community outreach, and human remains in archaeological settings.