In Memoriam: Jacqueline D. St. John, 1934-2018

Jacqueline D. St. John, a long-time faculty member at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, died on March 8 at her home in Omaha. She was 83 years old.

Dr. St. John was a native of Utica, New York. She graduated from Paul Smith’s College in New York and earned a master’s degree at Syracuse University. Dr. St. John earned a Ph.D. in history at the University of Oklahoma.

Professor St. John joined the faculty at the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 1968. She taught classes in Russian and Soviet history. She was founding president of the Omaha chapter of the National Organization for Women and chaired the university’s Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of Women. Dr. St. John was also a founding member of the National Women’s Studies Association.

Dr. St. John retired from teaching in 1996.

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