Al Carroll, Author, Historian, Professor, Fulbright Scholar, Activist
Al Carroll's Bio:
Al Carroll is Assistant Professor of History at Northern Virginia Community College for the past five years, teaching American, American Indian, and Latin American History. He also taught at Arizona State University, San Antonio College, St. Phillip's College, and Hasanuddin University in Indonesia as a Fulbright Senior Scholar.
His books are Presidents' Body Counts: The Twelve Worst and Four Best Presidents Based on How Many Lived or Died Because of Their Actions; Medicine Bags and Dog Tags: American Indian Veteran Traditions from Colonial Times to the Second Iraq War; and Survivors: Family Histories of Colonialism, Genocide, and War.His next books will be Ira Hayes: The Meaning of His Life in Native Memory and White Stereotypes, an alternate history work Confederate Tyranny, and A People's History of Texas. He is a longtime activist and researcher for NewAgeFraud.org.
Al Carroll's Experience:
Fulbright Senior Scholar at Fulbright ProgramAugust 2008 - July 2009 | Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
Taught History of Tribal Peoples and Other Minorities in US History. Guest Lectures. Recruited Indonesian students for Fulbright.
Assistant Professor of American, American Indian, and Latin American History at Northern Virginia Community CollegeJanuary 2009 - Present | Loudoun County, VA
Teaching, advising. Served on Instructional and Student Services and Curriculum Committee for three years. Designed three courses: History of American Indians HIS 121 Latin American Civilizations I HIS 231 Latin American Civilizations II HIS 232 Wrote and edited Survivors: Family Histories of Surviving Colonialism, Genocide, and War, a collection of essays by students on their family members' experiences.
Al Carroll's Education:
Arizona State University2001 – 2004PhD HistoryConcentration: American Indian, Latin American
Purdue University2000 – 2001MA HistoryConcentration: American Indian, Latin American
Al Carroll's Interests & Activities:
Activist, anti racism, human rights, religious freedom, war and peace, veterans' issues. Volunteer researcher for NewAgeFraud.org for fifteen years exposing exploiters and imposters who pose as Native medicine people. NewAgeFraud.org became a resource used by tribal governments, museums, activists, and people from many backgrounds. Hatewatch site on white supremacist David Yeagley, davidyeagley.org, that worked with other Natives to successfully exposed Yeagley's false claims and ties to neo Nazis, eugenicists, and other hate groups. As a young punk rock kid, organized against neo Nazi skinheads.