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Michael Oberg

Professor of


Sturges Hall 310
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Michael Oberg has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1998.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., Syracuse University

Research Interests

  • Colonial U.S.
  • Native American


Awards and Honors

  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, 2013
  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003

Publications and Professional Activities

My Classes

HIST 262:
S/Amer Indian Law&PublicPolicy

    Surveys the constitutional status of Indians in the American federal system and the issues and controversies affecting Native American communities and individuals today. Crosslisted with AMST 262.

HUMN 220:
H/Western Humanities I

    A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from the beginnings to 1600. The course is factual as well as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered.