Karen Leland Libby

Instructor of English, Interlochen Arts Academy

Instructor of English, The American School in Switzerland


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

Karen came to Interlochen in August of 2006 from TASIS England, an American school near London. Karen has also spent many summers teaching English at TASIS, The American School in Switzerland. Since coming to Interlochen, Karen has taught British Literature, English as a Language, Academic Writing, and Creating Children's Literature. She is currently in the process of writing a children's book and two young adult novels, as well as cultivating a Montessori-inspired learning environment for adolescents in her classroom.