Lissette M. Jiménez received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies with an emphasis in Egyptian Art and Archaeology from UC Berkeley. She has a B.A. in Archaeology from Columbia University. Dr. Jiménez teaches courses in the M S Minor (M S 201 Introduction to Museums and M S 202 Introduction to Exhibits) and the elective, M S 310 Introduction to Museum Education Methods and Community Engagement. Dr. Jiménez also serves as a faculty advisor for theMinor in Museum Studies.
Dr. Jiménez is currently Associate Curator at the Badè Museum of Biblical Archaeology at the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley. She is also a Visiting Lecturer of Egyptian Art and Archaeology in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley. Dr. Jiménez has interned in the Anthropology Department of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and the North American Archaeology Lab of the American Museum of Natural History. She has conducted research on collections in the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, the Archaeological Museum of Nemea, the British Museum, and the Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung in Berlin. As an archaeologist, Dr. Jiménez has excavated at the sites of el-Hibeh and Amheida in Egypt, Ancient Nemea and Aidonia in Greece, and Pompeii in Italy.