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Jarret Keene, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department(s): English
Office: RLL 258
Mail Code: 5011
Phone: 702-895-5164
Fax: 702-895-4801
Email: jarret.keene@unlv.edu

Biography

Jarret is the faculty advisor and consulting editor for the Department of English at UNLV. He teaches ancient literature, creative writing, and composition courses. He has authored poetry collections and a rock-band biography, and has edited and co-edited several books about Las Vegas, including a travel guide. He also covers the city's music and literary scene for arts and culture magazines like KNPR’s Desert Companion. He is currently writing a book on the auteur works of iconic comic-book writer/artist Jack Kirby, co-creator of the Ant-Man and Wasp, Avengers, Black Panther, Captain America, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, and the X-Men.

Teaching Expertise and Interests

Peer teaching observations, teaching consultations, Part-Time Instructor (PTI) Mentoring Group Advisor, engaging students, community-engaged instruction