Dr. O'Neil studied English and Educational Studies at Principia College and completed his Ph.D. at The University of Iowa with a dissertation on the American poet Walt Whitman.
Dr. O'Neil served as the Managing Editor of the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review and a Research Assistant for the online Walt Whitman Archive. He taught as a visiting faculty member at Principia College in the English Department.
Fun Facts and Hobbies
- Has published poetry and essays
- Moved to Phoenix from New York City
- An avid Scrabble player