Faculty Profile

Jennifer O'Neal

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Assistant Librarian
University Historian & Archivist
Mail: 1299 University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, OR 97403-1299
Office Location: 208 Knight Library
Phone: (541)346-1899
Email: joneal@uoregon.edu
Joined the University in 2012


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
Intellectual Property Rights
Digital Humanities
Cultural Heritage and Traditional Knowledge
Native American Archives
International Indigenous Activism 

Teaching/Service/Selected Publications:


History 199: Hidden History (Freshman Interest Group)
Honors College 444/431: Honors College Colloquium "Race and Ethnicity in the American West"
Guest Lecturer: Anthropology and History courses


"Respect, Reciprocity, and Reconciliation: The Protocols for Native American Archival Materials," in Identity Palimpsests: Ethnic Archiving in the US and Canada, Litwin Press: 2014.

Book Review, “Tribal Libraries, Archives and Museums: Preserving Our Language, Memory, and Lifeways,”  Roy, Loriene, Anjali Bhasin, and Sarah K. Arrianga eds.,  Journal of Archival Organization, 2014.

“Going Home: The Digital Return of Films at the National Museum of the American Indian,” Museum Anthropology Review, vol. 7 (1-2), Fall 2013.

“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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