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B.A. in Advanced Writing, University of Washington
M.A. in History, University of Washington
Ph.D. in History, University of New Mexico, 1972
American Indian/Alaskan Native/ Native Hawaiian, Celtic History post 1700, Comparative Indigenous History
President of the Western History Association and Regents Professor of History, Margaret Connell-Szasz is a student of American Indian/ Alaska Native/ Native Hawaiian history, Modern Native American/Celtic history, Comparative Indigenous history, and U.S. History. A Research Fellow at the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, University of Aberdeen , Scotland, she has taught Scottish, English and American students at universities in England and Scotland. Her publications include Scottish Highlanders and Native Americans: Indigenous Education in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World; Education and the American Indian: The Road to Self-Determination; Abraham Lincoln and Religion (co-authored with Ferenc M. Szasz); Between Indian and White Worlds: The Cultural Broker. Current writing projects include editing "Nations on the Move: Scotland, Ireland, Wales and Native America Since 1960," (submitted and awaiting readers' reports); and a study of Sabal Mòr Ostaig, the Gaelic College on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. She is a co-editor of a series on Indigenous Education with the University of Nebraska Press. Professor Connell-Szasz also serves on the editorial board for Montana, The Magazine of Western History and has served on the board of the Journal of American Indian Education.
Professor Connel-Szasz has advised dozens of student completing M.A. and PhD degrees.
Education and the American Indian, The Road to Self-Determination Since 1928 (1999)
Between Indian and White Worlds: The Cultural Brokers (2001)
Indian Education in the American Colonies, 1607-1783 (1988)
Western History Association “American Indian History Appreciation Award,” 2000
Fellowship at the D’Arcy McNickle Center and Navajo Tribal College (Diné College) 1994-95
UNM Regents Lecturer, 1990-1993
Vivian A. Paladin Writing Award, 1989