Mallory McCane O’Connor

Mallory O'Connor

Title: Professor Emerita
Company: Santa Fe College
Location: Micanopy, Florida, United States

Mallory McCane O’Connor, Professor Emerita at Santa Fe College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in art, art history and higher education.

A noted artist, art historian, author and educator, Ms. O’Connor most recently served as an associate professor of art history at Santa Fe College in Gainesville, FL, from 1999 until attaining emeritus status in 2005. Employed with the college for 11 years, she commenced her tenure as a curator and instructor in 1994. Prior to these roles, she was a curator for the Thomas Center Gallery from 1985 to 1994, a humanities instructor at Nova Southeastern University in 1985, and an instructor of art history at the University of Florida from 1969 to 1977. She has also been a freelance writer and author.

Ms. O’Connor holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in art, a Master of Arts in history, and a Master of Fine Arts in art history from Ohio University. Since the inception of her career, she has sat on a number of boards in relation to her areas of expertise, having been an exhibit designer for the Florida Museum of Natural History since 1997. Likewise, she has authored multiple books, including “Lost Cities of the Ancient Southeast” in 1995, which won a Design Award in 1996, and “The American River Trilogy.”

The recipient of multiple grants through the Florida Humanities Council, Southern Arts Federation, Florida Arts Council and the Ulrich Bay Foundation, Ms. O’Connor won the First Prize in Fiction by the Northern California Publishers and Authors and a Silver Medal Presidential Award for Fiction by Florida Authors. She has been featured in the 54th edition of Who’s Who in America, as well as the 22nd and 25th editions of Who’s Who of American Women. Looking toward the future, she intends to be ranked on the New York Times’ Best Sellers List.

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