Cheryl Hinton

Teaches:  ETHN 134,135,137, 138; ANTH 120,140


Cheryl Hinton














Cheryl Hinton, M.A.


Contact Info


Phone 1-619-644-7454 x3478
Twitter icon  @cherhinton










Adjunct Associate Professor at 
Grossmont College in Anthropology and 
Ethnic Studies since 2003; Lecturer in 
Anthropology at SDSU (2017-present) 
and USD (1999-2019). My areas of 
specialty include archaeology and 
anthropology with a focus on Native 
American studies, especially California 
and Southwest Indians. I assisted two 
Indian reservations establish their tribal 
museums, exhibits and programs. First 
Curator for Agua Caliente Band of 
Cahuilla Indians (4 yrs) and First Director/ 
Curator for Barona Band of Mission 
Indians (16 yrs.) My other experience 
includes 4 years as Museum 
Anthropologist for Palm Springs Desert 
Museum; 4 years as Educator and 
Southwest Curator, San Diego Museum
of Us.). MA in Anthropology from SDSU. 
Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi honor 
societies. Vice-President of Programs for 
Western Museums Association. Woman 
of the Year 2007 in Arts and Culture, San 
Diego-East County Chamber of 
Commerce. I love dystopian science 
fiction, needlework, and gardening. 
Married with 2 sons, and 3 stepchildren, 
and 3 grandchildren.