Lisa Westwood

Lisa Westwood is a Registered Professional Archaeologist with 25 years of professional experience, holding degrees in Anthropology from the University of Iowa and Eastern New Mexico University. She is a co-founder of the Apollo 11 Preservation Task Force, and serves in an advisory capacity as a member of the Archaeology, Science, and Heritage Council of For All Moonkind. With Dr. Beth Laura O’Leary, she led the effort to list the Objects Associated with Tranquility Base on the California Register of Historical Resources and New Mexico State Register of Cultural Properties. She is well-published in the field of space history, including the senior author of The Final Mission: Preserving NASA’s Apollo Sites (2017, University Press of Florida), contributing author to Archaeology and Heritage of the Human Movement into Space (2014, Springer Press), and the author of several articles and book reviews in Space Times Magazine and Quest: the History of Spaceflight. She serves as the Director of Cultural Resources at ECORP Consulting, Inc., an environmental consulting firm headquartered near Sacramento, California, and is a member of the faculty in the departments of Anthropology at California State University-Chico and Butte College.

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