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Colleen O'Neill

Colleen O'Neill

Associate Professor

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Office Location: Old Main 321 I
IconPhone: 435-797-1297


PhD, History, Rutgers University, May 1997

MA, History, New Mexico State University, 1989

BA, Government, Pomona College, May 1983

Colleen O’Neill is an Associate Professor of History and teaches US history, Native American history, and history of the US West. A fourth generation Arizonan, her most recent book is Working the Navajo Way: Labor and Culture in the Twentieth Century. She is currently finishing a book, Labor and Sovereignty: the Transformation of Work in Indian Country, 1890 to the present, and starting a new project entitled The Life and Times of Rosa McKay: The Progressive Roots of Arizona Politics.