Dr. Christina Neely
Location: City Arena Conference Room
Dr. Christina Neely will host & lead a variety of learning sessions in the City Arena conference room. Come join us in the City Arena conference room to learn more about Irish History & Culture.
|Between Myth & Invasion: A History of Hibernia
|Commodity & Conquest: Irish Slavery During the Viking Age
|The Canal Irish: Indentured Irish Servants in the Columbia Canal
Dr. Christina Neely is an American historian with a specialization in American Frontier/Colonial History, British Isles, as well as Slavery and Servitude. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in History with a minor in Museology from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2007, a Master’s Degree in History from the University of Nebraska, Kearney in 2016, and her Doctoral Degree in 2023 from Liberty University. Her published thesis is entitled “Redlegs: Irish Bondage in the Colonial New World” and her Doctoral Dissertation is entitled “Harbingers of A New Age: Irish and Scots Irish Indian Fighters on the Colonial American Frontier”. She is a member of the Phi Alpha Theta- Sigma Pi and Omega Nu Lambda honor societies and was awarded the Gilman Montgomery French Scholarship by the South Carolina Mayflower Descendants Society for her paper “Overcoming Adversity: Territorial Conflict and the Evolution of Irish Indian Fighters on the Early American Frontier”. She has worked in the field of Public History in various capacities as a Historical Consultant, Researcher, Guest Speaker and Curator. She has also worked in the field of education for over 14 years in both public and private institutions. In her free time, she volunteers with local philanthropic, educational, and historical organizations.