Nebraska Authors

Christine Pappas

Born NE (USA)

Political scientist and lawyer, Pappas has been Chair of Political Science and Legal Studies at East Central University in Ada, OK. Former Curator in the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors, she edited Getaway and Other Stories by Dorothy Thomas. She is very familiar with our Dorothy Thomas collection.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Ada, OK

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


History; Biography; Political Science; Law


Bachelor of Arts Degree with Distinction, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts Degree, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
JD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Curator, Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors
Assistant Professor
Political Activist

Places Worked

Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors, Bennett Martin Public Library, Lincoln, NE
Lincoln Journal Star newspaper, Lincoln, NE
East Central University, Ada, OK


John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 17 October 2002


Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors, Bennett Martin Public Library


Plains Song Review: Exploring Nebraska's Sense of Place, Volume 3. 2001.
Fighting Statesman: Sen. George Norris. 2001. (editor)
More Notable Nebraskans. 2001.
Getaway and Other Stories: Dorothy Thomas. 2002. (editor)
Christine Pappas Presents a Brief Sketch of Dorothy Thomas. 2002. (video)

Her October 2002 Ames Reading Series presentation can be seen here:

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Christine Pappas

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