Nebraska Authors

Jerry E. Clark

AKA: Dr. Jerry E. Clark

Born 1942

Longtime Professor of Anthropology at Creighton University in Omaha.

Places Lived

LeMars, IA
Madison, WI
Lexington, KY
Black Earth, WI
Marshalltown, IA
Decorah, IA
LaCrosse, WI
Carlinville, IL
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Biography


Baseball; Sports; Native American Culture; History


Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and History, 1964, Westmar College, LeMars, IA
Master of Arts Degree in History and Education, 1966, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Ph.D. in Anthropology, 1974, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY


High School Teacher
Teaching Assistant
Instructor of Sociology
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Professor of Anthropology

Places Worked

Westmar College, LeMars, IA
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Marshalltown Community College, Marshalltown, IA
Wisconsin Heights High School, Black Earth, WI
Luther College, Decorah, IA
Wisconsin State University, Lacrosse, WI
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Blackburn College, Carlinville, IL
Creighton University, Omaha, NE


Department of Labor Fellowship, 1969
Fulbright Research Fellowship, 1989


Shawnee. 1977.
The Indians of Eastern Nebraska at the Time of White Settlement: Ethnography of the Pawnee and Omaha. 1989.
Nebraska Diamonds: A Brief History of Baseball Major Leaguers from the Cornhsuker State. 1991.
Anson to Zuber: Iowa Boys in the Major Leagues. 1992
Alexander the Great: The Story of Grover Cleveland Alexander. 1995.

Many published articles in scholarly newsletters and journals.

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