Robert Senkewicz is Professor of History at Santa Clara University and Rose Marie Beebe is Professor of Spanish Literature. They are the translators, editors, and annotators of Testimonios: Early California through the Eyes of Women: 1815-1848 (2006). They are the co-editors of Lands of Promise and Despair: Chronicles of Early California, 1535-1846 (2001) as well as the translators, editors, and annotators of The History of Alta California by Antonio María Osio (1996), which received the Norman Neuerburg Award from the Historical Society of Southern California. They also jointly edited Guide to the Manuscripts Concerning Baja California in the Collections of The Bancroft Library (2002). Their latest volume is Junípero Serra: California, Indians, and the Transformation of a Missionary (University of Oklahoma Press, 2015). They have received numerous teaching and scholarship awards at Santa Clara University. They have also received awards from The Bancroft Library, the Historical Society of Southern California, the California Mission Studies Association, and the California Council for the Promotion of History.