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Jennifer O'Neal

Assistant Librarian
Corrigan Solari University Historian and Archivist
Mail: 1299 University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, OR 97403-1299
Office Location: 208 Knight Library
Phone: (541)346-1899
Joined the University in 2012


(in progress) PhD, History, Georgetown University
2003: Master of Arts, Library and Information Science, University of Arizona
2002: Master of Arts, History, Utah State University
1999: Bachelor of Science, History, Utah State University

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Areas of Interest:

University Archives
Digital Humanities
Intellectual Property Rights
Cultural Heritage Archives
Traditional Cultural Expressions and Knowledge
American West History
Native American History

Teaching/Service/Selected Publications:


History 199: Hidden History (Freshman Interest Group)
History 199: Untold Stories: Race and Ethnicity in Oregon
Honors College 444/431: Honors College Colloquium "Decolonizing Research: The Northern Paiute History Project"
Guest Lecturer: Anthropology and History courses


"'The Right to Know: Decolonizing Native American Archives," Journal of Western Archives 6, no. 1 (2015).

"Respect, Recognition, and Reciprocity: The Protocols for Native American Archival Materials," in Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the US and Canada, eds. Dominique Daniel and Amalia Levi, 125-142. Sacramento: Litwin Press, 2014.

Review of Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Preserving Our Language, Memory, and Lifeways, by Loriene Roy, Anjali Bhasin, and Sarah K. Arriaga. Journal of Archival Organization 11, no. 1-2 (2014): 127-28.

“Going Home: The Digital Return of Films at the National Museum of the American Indian,” Museum Anthropology Review 7, no. 1 (2013): 166-184.

“Cultural Stewardship at the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center,” Calicut University Folkloristics Journal, 2010.


Society of American Archivists:

--Native American Archives Roundtable: Chair, 2012-2013; Vice-Chair, 2011-2012; Steering Committee, 2008-2011
--Cultural Property Working Group, 2010-2014; Co-Chair, 2012-2014 (appointed)
--Native American Protocols Forum Working Group, 2008-2011 (appointed)

Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums:

--Advisory Council, 2011-2014 (appointed)

Oregon MentorCorp Program

Oregon Heritage Commission Collections Preservation Cabinet

Professional Organizations:

Society of American Archivists
Northwest Archivists
Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
Organization of American Historians

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