Department: Communication Arts/Theatre
Degrees: B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Marquette University; M.F.A., Brooklyn College
Phone: (814) 332-2305
Office Location: VCCA 312
Others by Appointment
Michael Keeley, Professor of Communication Arts joined the Allegheny faculty in the Fall of 1987. Keeley has a B.A. in Speech Communication from the Pennsylvania State University, an M.A. in Broadcast Communication from Marquette University, and an M.F.A. in Television Production from Brooklyn College.
Keeley’s primary areas of interest are documentary production, video studies, and broadcast and film history. His most recent media projects include, “Neighbor Kids Academy”, a short documentary on a program that introduces low income and at-risk children to the arts, “The Summer Music Festival at Allegheny College”, a short documentary that highlights the festival and emphasizes the importance of music in education and society, and “The Quiet Northwest”, a short promotional documentary that promotes tourism in Northwestern Pennsylvania.
Keeley’s past and present courses include Visual Production I: Television Production, Visual Production II: Electronic Field Production, Visual Production III: Advanced Production, Documentary Tradition, Media and Society, and Neuroscience and the Visual Arts.