Alton Carroll

Alton Carroll

Assistant Professor

Northern Virginia Community College


About Me

Al Carroll is Assistant Professor of History at Northern Virginia Community College, 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 American 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


About the company

Northern Virginia Community College serves the northernmost four counties of Virginia adjacent to Washington DC. NOVA is routinely ranked one of the best community college districts in the US.

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Sterling, VA
United States