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Jennifer A. Lucido, MA is an Adjunct Faculty member in Social & Behavioral Sciences at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB). An alumna and graduate of the Cultural Resources Management Master’s Program at Sonoma State University (2015), and the Social and Behavioral Sciences BA program at CSU Monterey Bay (2012). Her research interests and recent publications examine the history, ethnogenesis, and archaeology of Spanish colonialism in California. Jennifer’s scholarly contributions in “furthering the preservation and protection of the California Missions” were acknowledged by the California Mission Curators and Directors Conference with the granting of the Father Fermín Francisco de Lasuén Award for 2014. She is a co-author of four essays published in Many and Brilliant Lights: Treasures from the Santa Barbara Mission Archive-Library (2017). Since 2016, she has taught the SBS 360S Mission Archaeology course, and thereby coordinated service learning with a host of community service partners, including the Mission Conservation Program, Asian Cultural Experience (ACE), Monterey County Historical Society (MCHS), and Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). More recently, Jennifer was the inaugural recipient of the 2021 CSUMB Davis, Froshman, and Shockley Lecturer Faculty Fellowship award. Presently, Jennifer is collaborating with Dr. Rubén G. Mendoza on a book-length treatment on the archaeology and architectural history of the Royal Presidio of Monterey.

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Education/Academic qualification

Cultural Resource Management, MA, Sonoma State University


BA, California State University, Monterey Bay


Education, PhD, Northcentral University


  • Historic Preservation and Conservation
  • History
  • Genealogy
  • Women's History
  • Museum Studies
  • Higher Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Archaeological Anthropology