Andrew Carter, M.A.

Andrew Carter is a public historian with a background in archaeology and serves as the Curator of Collections of the Antonio J. Waring, Jr. Archaeological Research Laboratory on the campus of the University of West Georgia. Carter's scholarly interests are in the social and labor histories of the Southeast textile industry, specifically the "Uprising of '34." Carter is also one of the leading experts in artifact digitization in the state of Georgia and is interested in the application of digitized artifacts in educational and public outreach contexts. At the lab, he is responsible for curating Georgia's archaeological past for posterity, leading and mentoring a staff of graduate and undergraduate students, interns, and volunteers, and ensuring the lab facility and operations remains compliant with federal and state regulations regarding the curation of our cultural resources. You may have seen some of his projects here in Carrollton, such the Long Swamp Traveling Exhibit or the Carrollton Spur of the West Georgia Textile Heritage Trail.