Nebraska Authors

Mary Kay Quinlan

Born ≈ 1951

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction


Oral Histories; Journalism


Bachelor of Arts with high distinction, 1972, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts in Journalism, 1973, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Ph.D in American Studies, 1992, University of Maryland, College Park, MD


Washington correspondent for Omaha World Herald for 15 years
College journalism teacher

Places Worked

Omaha World Herald
University of Maryland
University of Nebraska Lincoln


Past President of the National Press Club


Member of the Gridiron Club of Washington D.C.


The People Who Made It Work: A Centennial Oral History of the Cushman Motor Works. 2001.
The Oral History Manual. 2002. (with Barbara Sommer)
The American Indian Oral History Manual : Making Many Voices Heard. 2008. (with Charles E. Trimble)

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