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Reilly, Kevin 1941-

REILLY, Kevin 1941-

PERSONAL: Born June 12, 1941, in Jersey City, NJ; son of J. Alexander (an engineer) and Helen (McCaffrey) Kelly; married Pearl Bosco Cunniffe, February 16, 1992; children: Phyllis, Giordano. Education: Rutgers University, A.B., 1963, M.A., 1969, Ph.D., 1988.

ADDRESSES: Home—125 Riverside Dr., New York, NY 10024. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer and educator. Raritan Valley Community College, North Branch, NJ, history professor, 1969–, humanities chair, 1988–92. Columbia University Teachers College, New York, NY, adjunct professor, 1988–89; Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, adjunct professor, 1991–92; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, visiting professor of history, 1992–94.

MEMBER: American Historical Association, World History Association (cofounder and president, 1982).


The West and the World: A Topical History of Civilization, Harper & Row (New York, NY), 1980, 2nd edition, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1988.

(Editor) The Introductory History Course: Proceedings of the AHA Annapolis Conference on the Introductory History Course, American Historical Association (Washington, DC), 1984.

(Editor) World History, Markus Wiener (New York, NY), 1984, 4th edition, edited with Steven Adams and Michael Adas, 1999.

(Editor) Readings in World Civilizations, two volumes, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1988, 3rd edition, 1995.

The West and the World: A History of Civilization from the Ancient World to 1700, Markus Wiener (Princeton, NJ), 1997.

(Editor) Worlds of History: A Comparative Reader, two volumes, Bedford Press (Boston, MA), 2000.

The West and the World: A History of Civilization from 1400 to the Present, Markus Wiener (Princeton, NJ), 2002.

(Editor, with Stephen Kaufmann and Angela Bodino) Racism: A Global Reader, M.E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), 2003.

(With Robert Strayer) Many Worlds, One World: A Framework for the History of Humanity, two volumes, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY) 2005.

Contributor to periodicals, including Journal of World History, History Teacher, and Radical History Review. Contributor to books, including The American Historical Association Guide to Historical Literature, 3rd edition, edited by Mary Beth Norton and Pamela Gerardi, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1995. Journal of World History, member of editorial board, 1989–2004.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Racism, for "Explorations in World History" series, McGraw-Hill.

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