History Department

Jeanette Adame



Ms. Adame currently teaches HIST 130 at CSU, Chico. 

She also teaches U.S. History to 1876, U.S. History since 1876, and World History since 1500 at Golden West College.


Ms. Adame received both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in History from CSU, Chico. Her research interests include early American history, the history of U.S. chattel slavery, sex, gender, and race. Her award-winning thesis, "Citing Divine and Human Laws: Women of African Descent and the New Orleans Cabildo, 1769-1800," explores the legal activities of free and enslaved women of African descent and their roles in shaping New Orleans culture and society. Additionally, Ms. Adame has worked in equity-based programs throughout her career, including CSU, Chico's REACH program. 

In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, and taking care of her plants and her dog, Onyx. 

Portrait of Jeanette Adame