Patrick O'Neil

Patrick O'NeilProfessor
Politics and Government

BA, University of Oregon, 1987
PhD, Indiana University, 1994

Patrick O'Neil received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Oregon in 1987 and his Ph.D. in Political Science from Indiana University in 1994. Professor O'Neil teaches courses in comparative politics. His publications include Revolution From Within: The Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party and the Collapse of Communism (Edward Elgar, 1998); the edited volumes Communicating Democracy: The Media and Political Transitions (Lynne Rienner, 1998) and Post-Communism and the Media in Eastern Europe (Frank Cass, 1997). He has also authored the textbook, Essentials of Comparative Politics, Cases for Comparative Politics (with Don Share and Karl Fields) all published by WW Norton (Fifth Edition, 2015). His current research and teaching interests are on the Middle East.