National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: John R. Johnson

Affiliation: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

John R. Johnson is Curator of Anthropology with the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, a position he has held since 1986, and is also an Adjunct Professor and Lecturer with the Department of Anthropology, University of California, Satna Barbara.  He received his degrees from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is a specialist in California archaeology and ethnohistory, particularly the culture and history of the Chumash Indians and their neighbors in south central California.  He has published more than 40 studies about Southern California Indians, particularly the Chumash, and has also been involved in the production of documentaries.

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