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Joseph A. Keith

Associate Professor

English, General Literature and Rhetoric


  • PhD, Columbia University
  • MA, Johns Hopkins University
  • BA, Hampshire College

Research Interests

  • Modern U.S. and British Literature
  • Culture of U.S. Imperialism
  • Nineteenth and Twentieth Century American Literature
  • Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies
  • Transnational American Studies
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Anglophone Caribbean Literature
  • Cold War Literature


  • Dean's Research Semester, (spring), Binghamton University, 2013
  • Institute for Advanced Studies of the Humanities Fellowship, 2012
  • Dean's Research Semester, (fall) Binghamton University, 2010
  • President's Fellowship, Columbia University, 1998–2003
  • New York Council of the Humanities/NEH Grant, 2002
  • University Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins University, 1993–1994