Karen L. Riley

Auburn University at Montgomery

Dr. Riley is Distinguished Research Professor and Distinguished Teaching Professor, Auburn University Montgomery. She is the author of Schools Behind Barbed Wire: The Untold Story of Wartime Internment and the Children of Arrested Enemy Aliens, Rowman and Littlefield. She is also the editor of Social Reconstruction: People, Politics, Perspectives. Dr. Riley is past president of the American Association of Teaching and Curricuum (AATC); Midwest History of Education (now the Organization of Educational HIstorians); and, the Society for the Study of Curriculum History. Her research interests include the history of education, politics of education, and curriculum history. Dr.Riley studied at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and served as the first Director of Education at the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center in Maitland, Florida. She graduated with a M.A. in History (Modern European) from the University of Central Florida and earned her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.


Studies in the History of Education
Series Editor: Karen L. Riley, Auburn University at Montgomery