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Sharon Neet

Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education Department
(218) 281-8269

Courses Currently Teaching

HIST 1301-001: American History I

POL 1001-001: American Government

Research Interests

  • Non-Marxian socialist reform publications (1885-1920)

  • Rural development

Selected Publications

  • "A Business History of the Appeal to Reason, 1895-1914," presented in June 2004 at the Business History Conference at the University of Nottingham in England.

  • "Beyond the Numbers: Finding and Engaging Community Energy in Very Small Towns." 2004. Co-authored with Susan Brorson, Ph.D., and Richard Nelson, Ph.D. Grant funded by the University of Minnesota's Council on Public Engagement (COPE).

Educational Background

  • B.A. in History from Washburn University

  • Doctor of Arts in History from University of North Dakota

  • M.A. in History from Pittsburg State University

  • Specialist in Education from Pittsburg State University

University Committee Memberships

  • Campus Promotion and Tenure

  • University of Minnesota Judicial Committee

  • University of Minnesota Research Committee

  • University Senate

In the News

March 2, 2021
Sharon Neet, D.A., joined the University of Minnesota Crookston in the late 1990s, “just when UMC was shifting from a two-year to a four-year institution,” said Sharon Neet, D.A., UMN Crookston history professor, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education department.
September 12, 2019
Constitution Day is September 17th and the University of Minnesota Crookston is recognizing this day with discussion on an important provision of the Constitution: The U.S. Census. Like other educational institutions, we are committed to our public purpose, which includes educating our students and others on information critical to our democracy.