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Daniel I. O'Neill
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Daniel I. O’Neill, PhD

Department of Political Science
University
of Florida
P.O. Box 117325
234 Anderson Hall
Gainesville, Florida 32611-7325
telephone: (352)  273-2386

E-mail: doneill@ufl.edu


Academic Appointments:  

Associate Professor, University of Florida (2009-)

Assistant Professor, University of Florida (2003-2009)

Visiting Assistant Professor, Pepperdine University (2002-2003)

Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Southern California (Spring 2003)

Adjunct Assistant Professor, California State Univ., Los Angeles (Fall 2002)

Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles (2000-2002)


Education: 

University of California, Los Angeles

Ph.D. in Political Science, December 1999
M.A. in Political Science, December 1995

Cornell University

B.A. in Government, Distinction in All Subjects, May 1989


Teaching and Research Interests: 
            

History of Political Thought, Liberalism, Conservatism,  Empire, Feminism, American Political Thought,  Multiculturalism, Democratic Theory       


Publications:
             

Books:

The Burke-Wollstonecraft Debate: Savagery, Civilization, and Democracy (University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2007); paperback edition 2012.

Reviewed in:  History of Political Thought,  European Journal of Political Theory (review essay), Perspectives on Politics,  American Historical Review, Journal of British Studies, Eighteenth-Century Studies, Intellectual History Review, H-Net Online (Humanities and Social Sciences reviews)

Illusion of Consent: Engaging with Carole Pateman, co-edited with Mary Lyndon Shanley and Iris Marion Young (University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2008) 

Textbooks

Terence Ball, Richard Dagger, and Daniel O'Neill, Political Ideologies and the Democratic Ideal, 9th edition (New York: Pearson, 2014)

Terence Ball, Richard Dagger, and Daniel O'Neill, eds., Ideals and Ideologies: A Reader, 9th edition (New York: Pearson, 2014)


Articles and Book Chapters:

Burke and Wollstonecraft: Contesting the Nation,” in Home and Nation in British Literature from the English to the French Revolutions, ed. Tony Cousins and Geoffrey Payne (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)

"Edmund Burke, the ‘Science of Man’, and Statesmanship,” in Scientific Statesmanship, Governance and the History of Political Philosophy, ed.  Kyriakos N. Demetriou
and Antis P. Loizides and  (New York: Routledge, 2015), pp. 174-192

"Revisiting the Middle Way: The Logic of the History of Ideas after More than a Decade" (Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol. 73, No. 4 [2012]: 583-592)

“The Sublime, The Beautiful, and the Political in Burke’s Work,” in The Science of Sensibility: Reading Burke’s Philosophical Enquiry, ed. Michael Funk Deckard and Koen Vermeir (New York: Springer, 2012), pp. 193-221.  


"The Political Theory of Carole Pateman," co-authored with John Medearis and Anne Phillips (PS: Political Science & Politics, Vol. 43, Issue 4 [2010]: 813-819) 

“Whither Democracy?” (Political Theory, Vol. 38, No. 4 [2010]: 564-575;  Review Essay)

"Rethinking Burke and India" (History of Political Thought, Vol. 30, No. 3 [2009]: 492-523)

“Introduction,” to Illusion of Consent: Engaging with Carole Pateman, co-authored with Mary Lyndon Shanley and Iris Marion Young (University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2008), pp. 1-14

“John Adams versus Mary Wollstonecraft on the French Revolution and Democracy” (Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol. 68, No. 3 [2007]: 451-476)

“A Tale of Two Indias: Burke and Mill on Empire and Slavery in the West Indies and America,” co-authored with Margaret Kohn (Political Theory, Vol. 34, No. 2 [2006]: 192-228)

“Burke on Democracy as the Death of Western Civilization” (Polity, Vol. 36, No.2 [2004]: 201-225)

“Shifting the Scottish Paradigm: The Discourse of Morals and Manners in Mary Wollstonecraft’s French Revolution” (History of Political Thought, Vol. 23, No. 1 [2002]: 90-116)

“Multicultural Liberals and the Rushdie Affair: A Critique of Kymlicka, Taylor, and Walzer” (The Review of Politics, Vol. 61, No. 2 [1999]: 219-250)

Book Reviews and Encyclopedia Entries:

"Mary Wollstonecraft," for the Cambridge Dictionary of Political Theory, ed. Terence Ball); 1,000 words, forthcoming

“Edmund Burke,” for the Encyclopedia of Political Thought, ed. Michael T. Gibbons (London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014); 6,000 words.

Review of Thomas McCarthy, Race, Empire, and the Idea of Human Development and Karuna Mantena, Alibis of Empire: Henry Maine and the Ends of Liberal Imperialism (Perspectives on Poltics, Vol. 8, No. 4 [2010]: 1215-1217)

“Empire,” in The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Theory, ed. Mark Bevir (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2010); Vol. I, pp. 417-423

 “Mary Wollstonecraft” in The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Theory, ed. Mark Bevir (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2010); Vol. III, pp. 1425-1427

Review of Feminist Interpretations of John Locke, ed. Nancy J. Hirschmann and Kirstie M. McClure (American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, Vol. 8, No. 2 [Spring 2009]: 20-22

Review of Saba Bahar, Mary Wollstonecraft’s Social and Aesthetic Philosophy (History of Political Thought, Vol. 24, No. 2 [Summer 2003]: 362-364)

“Carole Pateman,” in American Political Scientists: A Dictionary, ed. Glenn H. Utter and Charles Lockhart (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002): 307-310

“The Value of Diversity,” Review of Bhikhu Parekh, Rethinking Multiculturalism (The Review of Politics, Vol. 63, No. 4 [Fall 2001]: 824-828)

Work in Progress:

Edmund Burke and the Conservative Logic of Empire (Book under contract with University of California Press, as part of the Berkeley Series in British Studies)

Honors/Awards:

University of Florida, Humanities Scholarship Enhancement Award (Summer 2015)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences yearlong Sabbatical (2013)

Department of Political Science Advisory Board Professor of the Year (2012)

Waldo W. Neikirk Term Professor, 2011-2012

University of Florida, Humanities Scholarship Enhancement Award (Summer 2011)

University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 2009-2010 Teacher of the Year Award

University of Florida, Department of Political Science Research Grant (Summer 2007)

University of Florida, Humanities Scholarship Enhancement Award (Summer 2006)

University of Florida, Department of Political Science Research Grant (Summer 2005)

University of Florida, Humanities Scholarship Enhancement Award (Summer 2004)

Faculty Appreciation Award for Teaching Excellence, 2002, Given by Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society (UCLA Chapter)

Western Political Science Association Best Dissertation of the Year, Runner-Up, 2000-2001 (All Fields of Political Science)

University of California Office of the President Dissertation Year Fellowship, 1998-1999


Teaching Experience: 
                          

University of Florida (2003-2015):

Undergraduate: Introduction to Political Theory, Great Political Thinkers I and Great Political Thinkers II, Problems of Democracy, Political Ideologies, American Political Thought, What is the Good Life?

Graduate: Politics and Theory (core graduate seminar), Modern Political Thought, American Political Thought, Interrogating the Roots of Liberalism, Theory and Empire,  Liberalism & Its Critics,  Contemporary Political Theory

Pepperdine University (2002-2003): American Government, American Political Thought, Contemporary American Ideologies, Ancient and Medieval Political Thought

California State University, Los Angeles (Fall 2002): Early Modern Political Thought

University of Southern California (Spring 2003): Contemporary American Ideologies 

University of California, Los Angeles (2000-2002):  Introduction to Political Theory, Ancient and Medieval Political Thought, Early Modern Political Thought, Late Modern and Contemporary Political Thought; Political Theory Seminars: The Scottish Enlightenment and the Roots of Liberalism, Reconsidering Conservatism and Feminism:  Burke and Wollstonecraft in Context

Conference Participation:

Contesting the Homeland: Burke and Wollstonecraft” (Paper presented at the 2014 Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA)

“The Cambridge School(s) of Interpretation: An Overview and User’s Guide,” co-authored with Ben Taylor (Paper presented at the 2014 Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA)

“Edmund Burke, Comparative Political Theory, and Empire: A Cautionary Tale for Historians of Political Thought” (Invited paper given at the conference Theory’s Landscapes: Movements, Memories, and Moments, University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 2013)

Mary Wollstonecraft and Democracy" (Paper presented at the Mary Wollstonecraft: Legacies conference, sponsored by the Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research, University of Florida, February 2012)

"Edmund Burke and the Conservative Logic of Empire" (Paper presented at the 2011 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA)

"Edmund Burke, Ireland, and the Conservative Logic of Empire" (Invited talk given at Cornell University's Political Theory Workshop, November 2010)

"Edmund Burke and the Conservative Logic of Empire" (Invited talk given at The Georgia Ethics and Political Philosophy Workshop, University of Georgia, May 2010)

Invited participant in the workshop, "Decolonization and the Franchise,"      University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, April 17-18, 2009.

Section Chair, Political Theory (2009 Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA)

"Political Philosophy as Dialogue, Comedy, Apology, and Perversion," Chair and Discussant (Panel at the 2009 Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA)

"Reconsidering Rousseau," Chair and Discussant (Panel at the 2009 Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA)

Discussant for a panel on "Islam in Europe" (Center for European Studies, University of Florida, 2009)

"Burke, Ireland, and the Political Theory of Empire" (Paper presented at the 2008 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA)

“John Adams versus Mary Wollstonecraft on the French Revolution and Democracy” (Paper presented at the 2007 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL)

“Burke on India: Prolegomenon to a Revisionist View” (Paper presented at the 2007 Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV and the 2007 Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL)

“‘She is a most incongruous Creature’:  John Adams versus Mary Wollstonecraft on the French Revolution” (Paper presented at the 2006 Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA)

“The Politics of Suffering,” Chair and Discussant (Panel at the 2006 Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA)

Section Chair, Political Theory (2005 Florida Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Tallahassee, FL)

Invited Panelist, “Spectres and Monsters of Capital” (Panel at the 2005 Marxist Reading Group Conference, sponsored by the University of Florida English Department)

“A Tale of Two Indias: Burke and Mill on Empire and Slavery in the West Indies and America” (Paper presented at the 2005 Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Oakland, CA)

“Exercising ‘Common Sense’:  Burke’s Judgment of the French Revolution” (Paper presented at the 2004 Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA)

“Are Women’s Rights Human Rights? Or, Burke and Wollstonecraft on Those ‘Other’ Rights of Man” (Paper presented at the 2002 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA)    

“Theory and the Method of Mary Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the Rights of Men” (Paper presented at the 2002 Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA)

“Premature Constitution: Wollstonecraft’s French Revolution” (Invited Paper presented for the Conference “Inside/Outside Constitutionalisms: Rights/Revolutions/Empires,” at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA, February, 2002)

“Burke, Wollstonecraft, and the Question of Rights” (Paper presented at the 2001 Northeastern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA)          

“Burke on the Death of Western Civilization” (Paper presented at the 2001 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA)

“Shifting the Scottish Paradigm: The Discourse of Morals and Manners in Mary   Wollstonecraft’s French Revolution” (Paper presented at the 2000 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC)


Professional Associations:

American Political Science Association, Member
Southern Political Science Association, Member

Western Political Science Association, Member


Professional Service:
                                 

Manuscript reviewer for American Political Science Review, Political Theory, History of Political Thought, Journal of the History of Ideas, Review of Politics, Polity, Canadian Journal of Political Science,European Journal of Political Thought, Philosophy and Social Criticism, International Journal of Political Thoery, Eighteenth-Century Studies, Angelaki: Journal of Theoretical Humanities, Penn State University Press, Pearson Longman Publishers


References:
          

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