Karen L. Libby

Instructor of English and English as a Second Language


Master of English Education, University of Georgia; Post-Graduate Study, Oxford University, UK; M.A., English, University of Rhode Island; B.A., English, University of Illinois; Undergraduate Study, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Instructor of English and English as a Second Language Karen L. Libby came to Interlochen in August of 2006 after teaching for four years at TASIS, The American School in England, an international school with an American curriculum, located just outside of London. During those four years Ms. Libby spent her summers teaching Expository Writing at TASIS Switzerland in Lugano, Switzerland.  Before that Ms. Libby taught English in the public schools in Newport Beach, California and Atlanta, Georgia.  Since coming to Interlochen, Ms. Libby has taught British Literature and many levels of English as a Second Language classes.  Ms. Libby's areas of special interest include Anglo-Saxon poetry, Shakespeare's plays, and poetry of the Romantic tradition, as well as working with students who come from all over the globe.