Dr. Rubén G. Mendoza

Dr. Rubén G. Mendoza is the author of The California Missions (Rizzoli, 2018). He is is an archaeologist, author, photographer, and founding faculty member of California State University, Monterey Bay.

Professor Mendoza has participated in a host of archaeological undertakings in the US and Mexico and has published some seventy-five manuscripts and scores of images spanning a range of topics, including pre-Columbian and Colonial era art and architecture, California missions’ art and architecture, American Indian science, technology, and medicine, and modern material cultures.