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Timothy M. O’Neil received his Ph.D. in European Labor History from Wayne State University in 1999. He joined the faculty at Central Michigan University in 1998 as a visiting assistant professor and in 2003 as an assistant professor. He also served as the book review editor of Michigan Historical Review from 2000–2005.

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Research and Teaching Interests

Professor O’Neil’s research interests are centered in the European labor movement, with a focus on Irish working class both at home and abroad. At present he is examining the relationship between socialism and nationalism in twentieth-century Ireland. In addition he has studied transatlantic labor migration, specifically examining how emigration impacted sending communities in Europe and identifying specific labor migration networks from Europe to North America.​