Kate Keller is originally from New Jersey. As an undergraduate at the University of Notre Dame she studied history and French. At Rutgers University where she earned her Ph.D. Kate studied modern European, African, and colonial history. Her research focuses on French colonialism in West Africa in the interwar period, specifically on surveillance of "suspicious persons" by colonial police. This research delves into the politics of colonial identity, the role of the "civilizing mission," and understandings of urban people and space. Her teaching repertoire includes courses on modern European imperialism, modern Africa, modern France, women's history, and the history of policing and surveillance.
|Synonym||Title||Times Taught||Terms Taught|
|HIS-150||Modern Africa||4||2013/FA and 2011/FA|
|HIS-120||Europe 1648-Present||3||2012/SP and 2011/FA|
|HIS-201||European Imperialism||2||2013/FA and 2012/SP|
|CUR-110||Historical Perspective II||2||2013/SP|
|HIS-251||Africa since 1945||1||2012/FA|