Professional Employment

  1981 - present President, O'Neil Associates, Inc.        
  1979 - 1981 Administrative Appointments
      Director, Public Opinion Research Program
      Arizona State University
  1976 - 1981 University Faculty Appointments
      Northwestern University, Chicago, 1976-77
      University of Illinois, Chicago, 1977
      University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1978-79
      Arizona State University, Tempe, 1979-81

1978 - 1979
Survey Research Center
University of Michigan
National Science Foundation Research Fellowship:
"Development of Advanced Survey Research Methods"
1977 - 1978
University of Michigan National Institute of Mental Health PostDoctoral
Fellowship: "Evaluation Research/Social Policy"
Northwestern University Sociology           Specialization: Research Methods
                          Full Graduate Fellowships
Graduate Studies
University of Chicago National Opinion Research Center
Course work in survey sampling
Brown University Sociology           Graduation with Honors
Combined BA/MA 4 year Accelerated Degree Program
Brown University Sociology/Political Science
Phi Beta Kappa, Graduation with Honors


  Who's Who in America
Phi Beta Kappa, Brown University

National Media Exposure

ABC World News Tonight
Good Morning America
National Public Radio

Washington Post Weekly Magazine
USA Today
Wall Street Journal
NBC Nightly News

Community/Civic Involvement

  Valley Leadership, Board of Directors
East Valley Partnership, Board of Directors
Arizona Coalition for Tomorrow, Immediate Past President
Arizona Policy Forum, Board of Directors
Social Venture Partners, Lead Partner
Phoenix Children's Hospital Foundation Board, Vice President
Brown University Alumni Association of Arizona, President
Phoenix City Club, President
Brown University Alumni Association, Board of Directors
Arizona Town Halls (Arizona Academy)
Phoenix Pride Commission
Phoenix Art Museum, Marketing Committee
East Valley Camelback Hospital, Vice President, Citizens Board
Maricopa County Citizens' Judicial Advisory Council
Tempe Union High School District, Chair, Business Education Advisory Committee
Mesa Association for Retarded Citizens, Marketing Committee
Phoenix Mayor's Marketing Committee
Tri-City Community Behavioral Health Center, Board Vice President


Maximizing Value from Survey Research Projects, co-author with Joshua Joseph, publication contract received from John Wiley and Sons.  
Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

Widely-cited professional articles on media impacts, research methods, marketing and policy research have appeared in the following journals
  Public Opinion Quarterly
Social Problems
Society Law and Policy Quarterly
Contemporary Sociology

National Conference Presentations

American Statistical Association
National Science Foundation
American Association for Public Opinion Research
American Sociological Association
American Society for Public Administration
American Society for Criminology

Professional Peer Review

National Science Foundation, grant application reviewer
Social Problems, manuscript reviewer
Journal of Official Statistics, manuscript reviewer
Sociological Methods and Research, manuscript reviewer
Urban Affairs Quarterly, manuscript reviewer
Public Opinion Quarterly, manuscript reviewer
Contemporary Sociology, manuscript reviewer
Law and Police Quarterly, manuscript reviewer

Professional Associations

American Association for Public Opinion Research
American Sociological Association
Marketing Research Association
American Marketing Association
American Statistical Association