Nebraska Authors

Jerold Simmons

Born 1941 Lexington, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Bellevue, NE
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Visual Work


American Film History; Social History; Constitution


Bachelor of Arts, 1963, Kearney State College, Kearney, NE
Master of Arts, 1967, University of Omaha, Omaha, NE
Ph.D, 1971, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


Professor Emeritus
Professor of American Constitutional History

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Omaha: 1979-2012
Bellevue College, Bellevue, NE: 1973-1979
High School History teacher, Waco, NE


Received a Gold Award by the Edpress Association 1994


Operation Abolition: The Campaign to Abolish the House Committee on Un-American Activities. 1986.
The Dame in the Kimono. 1990. (co-Authored with Leonard Leff)

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