Dr. Keith Alexander
Assistant Professor of History
United States of America
Modern Germany, Modern Europe, Environmental History, Historic Preservation, Oral History, History and Culture of Cuba Ph.D., University of Maryland M.A., University of Maryland B.A., Penn State University
Dr. Alexander’s research interests include the history of the German Green Party, green historic preservation, and service learning in historic preservation education. He teaches classes in architectural history, oral history, modern history, and historic preservation. In the field of German history, he has published an article in German Politics and Society, and contributed chapters to Mauerkrieger and Jahrbuch des Archivs Grünes Gedächtnis. In the field of historic preservation, he has published an article on service learning and cemetery preservation in Preservation Education and Research Journal. His most recent projects include examining Senator Robert Byrd’s role in fostering historic preservation in West Virginia, as well as exploring historic preservation and architecture in Cuba. Along with Dr. Sandy, Dr. Alexander co-directs the Historic Preservation and Public History concentration within the history major.