Gary D. Keller, Regents’ Professor and director of the Hispanic Research Center, received his Ph.D. in Hispanic Literature and Linguistics from Columbia University in 1971. Professor Keller founded in 1973 and still edits, The Bilingual Review/La Revista Bilingüe acclaimed as a “major resource for academics or for teachers concerned with English-Spanish bilingualism in the United States.” He has been the most successful publisher, editor and scholar to date in his effort to gain national attention for United States Hispanic Literature. His current research and curatorial interests include Chicana/o Art, the image of and participation of Chicanos/Latinos in the United States and Mexican film, educational assessment, the linguistics of bilingualism, and pre-Hispanic iconography in Mesoamerica.
Ph.D. Hispanic Literature and Linguistics, Columbia University 1971
Latina/os in education, film, art, literature, and theater and Latina/o film, art, literature, and theater. The linguistics of bilingualism. Tests and Measurement. The Mexican Revolution of 1910; La Cristiada (1926-1929), and Saint Francis and the Americas/San Francisco y las Américas.