Honorary Associate, PhD, La Trobe University

Caroline Spry is an Australian Archaeologist who completed her PhD on the stone tools that Aboriginal people used at one of Australia's most iconic archaeological sites, Lake Mungo in semi-arid, southeastern Australia. She is currently involved in a number of active research projects in southeastern Australia and South Africa.

Caroline has lectured and tutored for a variety of Tertiary subjects on Australian Aboriginal archaeology, cultural heritage management, stone tool technology, the evolution of modern humans and our ancestors, practical archaeology, and Palaeolithic archaeology.

Caroline is also a qualified Heritage Advisor under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Vic.) and Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2007 (Vic.). She provides advice about stone tools identified during surveys and excavations, and helps to supervise archaeological fieldwork and write archaeological reports.

Caroline is currently an Honorary Associate in the Department of Archaeology and History at La Trobe University, Melbourne.


  • –present
    Honorary Associate, PhD, La Trobe University


  • 2015 
    La Trobe University, Doctor of Philosophy