Frederick D. Drake is associate professor of history and director of history and social science education at Illinois State University.
His master's and doctorate in history are from Illinois State University.
specializes in the teaching and learning of history and teaches broadly in the field of U.S. history.
is the author of States' Rights and American Federalism (1999), and he
has an upcoming book, Engagement in History
, which will be published by Prentice-Hall.