Thomas Keenan teaches literary theory and is director of the Human Rights Project at Bard College.
In the field of human rights, he has worked with the Soros Documentary Fund, WITNESS and The Journal of Human Rights. He is the author of Fables of Responsibility:Aberrations and Predicaments in Ethics and Politics, Stanford University Press, 1997 and editor of New Media, Old Media, Routledge, 2005.
Keenan holds a B.A. from Amherst College, M.Phil, and a Ph.D. from Yale University.