Jill Silos-Rooney, Ph.D.


  • Author of the book, "Everybody Get Together: The Politics of the Counterculture"
  • Assistant Professor of History at MassBay Community College
  • Earned Ph.D. in History from University of New Hampshire


Jill Silos-Rooney was a writer for ThoughtCo who covered the topic of U.S. liberals. She teaches college history and writes about First Amendment history.

Silos-Rooney has won awards from the American Historical Association, the American Society for Legal History, and Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society. Her book, "Everybody Get Together: The Politics of the Counterculture," was published by the University of New Mexico Press. Her dissertation, "Everybody get together": The sixties counterculture and public space, 1964--1967" was published in 2003.

Her research focuses on constitutional history, specifically civil rights, and civil liberties. She is also an experienced political organizer committed to building a more equitable society for all, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, age, or sexual orientation.

She currently serves as Assistant Professor of History at MassBay Community College and authors the Open Academic blog about higher education policy, student and educator concerns, and new education technology.



Ph.D., History from the University of New Hampshire

Jill Silos-Rooney, Ph.D.


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