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Anna Rose Kearney, American history professor. Certified teacher, Pennsylvania. Grantee University Louisville, 1987, University Notre Dame, 1988, Kentucky Library. Association, 1988, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1990-1992, 95.


Kearney, Anna Rose was born on March 1, 1940 in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of John Joseph and Marguerite Costello (Gettings) Kearney.


Bachelor, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1962. Master of Arts, University Notre Dame, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Notre Dame, 1975.

Master of Library Science, Indiana University, 1983. Juris Doctor, University Louisville, 2002.


Teacher Hempfield Area Schools, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 1962-1966, Mishawaka (Indiana) School District, 1967-1968. Teaching assistant University Notre Dame, 1968-1970, library clerk, 1974-1976, library associate, 1976-1986. Division chair general education Indiana Vo-Technology College, South Bend, 1970-1972.

Assistant to university library University Louisville, 1986-1989. Professor American history Jefferson Community College/Kentucky Technology and Community College, Louisville, since 1989. Faculty consultant Educational Testing Service, San Antonio, 1993, 96, since 2000.


  • Certified teacher, Pennsylvania.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Judge National History Day, Louisville and Indianapolis, 1990-1994. Executive on loan United Way of St. Joseph County, South Bend, 1982. Food coordinator Ethnic Festival, South Bend, 1974.

Lector Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Louisville, since 1987. Member Indiana Bar, Association of College and Research Libraries (executive committee for 5th national conference 1987-1989), Organization American Historians, Southern History Association, Catholic History Association, Kentucky Association Teachers History, National Council of Women's Studies Association, Kentucky Telco Federal Credit Union, St. Mary's College South Bend Alumnae Association (president 1984-1985), Phi Alpha Theta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: knitting, sewing, reading, computers.


John Joseph Kearney

Marguerite Costello (Gettings) Kearney