Steven W. Hackel

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About the Author

Steven W. Hackel is an associate professor of history at the University of California, Riverside, and the author of the award-winning Children of Coyote, Missionaries of Saint Francis: Indian-Spanish Relations in Colonial California, 1769–1850 and Junípero Serra: California's Founding Father, forthcoming from Hill and Wang. He also directs a project in digital history, the Early California Cultural Atlas, and is co-curator of the Huntington Library’s exhibit, Junípero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions. He lives in Pasadena, California.