Melinda Kashuba, PhD


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Kashuba, Melinda


Melinda Kashuba holds a PhD in Geography from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a popular lecturer and author of Walking with Your Ancestors: a Genealogist’s Guide to Using Maps and Geography (Family Tree Books, 2005) plus numerous articles in genealogical magazines and other publications. She is an adjunct instructor in Geography at Shasta College and is the 2016 recipient of the Gerald C. Hayward Award for Excellence in Community College Teaching given by the California Community College Foundation. Her genealogical specialties include nineteenth and twentieth century American research and maps.

2021 Courses

  • Course One — Methods & Sources
  • Course Eight — Understanding Land Records