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Raritan Valley Community College

Kevin Reilly is a professor of humanities at Raritan Valley Community College and has taught at Rutgers, Columbia, and Princeton Universities. Co-founder and first president of the World History Association, Reilly wrote The West and the World and has edited a number of works in world history, including Worlds of History, Readings in World Civilization, and the world history syllabus collection. As a specialist in immigration history, Reilly created the “Modern Global Migrations” globe at Ellis Island’s Museum of the History of Immigration. His work on the history of racism led to the editing of Racism: A Global Reader. He was a Fulbright scholar in Brazil (1989) and Jordan (1994) and awarded NEH fellowships in Greece (1990), Oxford (2006), and India (2008). In 1992, the Community College Humanities Association named him Distinguished Educator of the Year. He has served on various committees and the governing Council of the American Historical Association. In 2010, he was honored by the World History Association with a World History Pioneer award. He has recently completed a new brief world history, titled The Human Journey.