Stephen Mikesell is a senior architectural historian managing large consultation projects in New Mexico, Washington State, and Ohio. His experience includes managing complex survey and evaluation studies and handling the most complex Section 106 compliance efforts.
He has prepared book-length analytic tools for historic bridges and military properties in California. He was the Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer in California from 2001–10. Previously, he was a partner in JRP Historical Consulting Services. He also worked at Caltrans, where he wrote the book Historic Highway Bridges of California. He received a B.A. in History from Harvard University and an M.A. in history from the University of California–Davis.