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Kelly Keegan

Assistant Professor

Ella Cline Shear School of Education

South Hall 228B
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Dr. Keegan has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2007.

Her interests include science fiction, digital literacies and multiliteracies, young adult literature, graphic novels, and internet memes.



Faculty Information


  • Ph.D.-- University at Buffalo

Research Interests

The adolescent daydream project: Creative writing and multimodality in the high school ELA classroom Evaluating undergraduate pre-service teacher candidate use of multimodal texts in the execution of the INTD 301 daydream project

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Keegan, K. M. (2010). Visual literacy and online community interactions: PhotoShop ™ contests at International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 6(4) 165-178.
  • Keegan, K. M., Abdallah-Fischer, F. F., & McVee, M. B (2011). Names and nationalities: Positioning and hybrid identity in the narrated experiences of a Palestinian-American teacher. In McVee, M. B., Brock, C., Glazier, J. A. (Eds.) Sociocultural positionings in literacy research: Exploring discourse, culture, narrative, and power. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
  • Keegan, K. M. (2011). “Not sure if serious”: Multiliteracies and communities of practice on Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, 3(4), 1-18.
  • Keegan, K. M. (2012). “I threw a party and 5 million people showed up”: A website owner and operator as model for new literacies teaching. The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 7(5) 73-89.


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Fall 2016 Classes

EDUC 215:
Foundtn of Literacy-Sec School

    The course will provide a focused study on the principles and methods of using literacy (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) to improve learning and provide differentiated instruction for all l
    earners. Methodology will be based on adolescent (grades 7-12) curriculum and will provide extensive opportunity for students to apply their learning to teaching in their specific disciplines.
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ENGL 506:
Writing for Teachers

    This course offers writing instruction to graduate students who intend to teach. Students read writing theory, review English grammar, and write a series of essays over the course of the term. You w
    ill be required to present your research findings on writing and pedagogy to the class. Offered: every semester
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