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English

Robert D. Keohan

Associate Professor

English

Robert D. Keohan specializes in journalism and politics in literature. He is the longest-serving faculty member on campus, having joined the faculty in 1955 at age 23. 

Degree(s)

M.S., Boston University
M.A. Boston University

Teaching

  • News Writing
  • Feature Writing
  • Sports Writing
  • Introduction to College Writing

Professional Experience

Keohan’s journalism background started as a student at Merrimack as sports editor of the college newspaper, expanding as a junior and senior to what today would be the post of sports information director, something he did for 13 of the 16 years from 1951 to 1967.

Thereafter, his journalism widened from sports to community journalism for his hometown paper, the Wakefield Daily Item. Since 1968, he has prepared the newspaper’s “Looking Backward” column, which appears Monday through Friday.

Contact

978-837-3427
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Office

208H Sullivan Hall