Dr. Al Carroll is a leading expert on American Indian Veterans, American Indians and Latin American Militaries, tribal soldiers of Asia, the teaching of Pre-Columbian history, New Age abuse and exploitation of American Indian spiritual traditions, and the human rights records of American Presidents. He is a long time advocate for American Indian Human rights as a member of New Age Frauds Plastic Shamans (NAFPS) at newagefraud.org. Al Carroll is also the author of “Medicine Bags & Dog Tags” and “Presidents’ Body Counts: The Twelve Worst and Four Best American Presidents“
Dr. Al Carroll began his education at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he earned his BA in History. He continued his education at Purdue University, where he achieved his MA in History in 2001. Dr. Carroll rounded out his education by earning a Ph.D. in History from Arizona State University in 2004. He was also a fellow throughout his time there as well as at Purdue University.
Currently, Dr. Al Carroll is an assistant professor in the Communications and Human Studies department at Northern Virginia Community College based in Sterling, Virginia, since 2010. Before his current focus on teaching, Dr. Carroll was a senior Fulbright Scholar based in Indonesia, where he focused on Comparative Literature and History. He also worked as an adjunct professor at St. Philip’s College in San Antonio, Texas from 2005 to 2009. Dr. Carroll has published numerous articles discussing Latin America and indigenous Americans in numerous publications, as well as winning a number of awards and fellowships from institutions ranging from the Ford Foundation Doctoral Fellowship for Minorities to Arizona State University. He has taught classes such as US History, American Indian, Latin American Civilizations, to a history of tribal peoples and minorities in the United States. He has also presented to a number of conferences and was a guest lecturer at Hasanuddin University in Indonesia while a Fulbright Scholar there.