Assistant Teaching Professor


  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Concentration:

    • Public History, American South, Native American
  • Department:

    • History and Public Lands
  • Education:

    • Ph.D. Arizona State University
  • Curriculum Vitae:


Dr. Keyt is a trained public historian, with a Ph.D.  in public and environmental history from Arizona State University.  She has worked professionally in public history since 2003, assisting government entities and mid-size and large corporations with federal compliance.  Dr Keyt has produced dozens of chapter-length reports on cultural and natural resource management, historic preservation, water and soil remediation, and toxic waste assessment.  Her career began with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, researching the intersection of commercial fisheries and off-shore oil drilling.   Additional clients include the National Park Service, Minerals Management Service, City of Phoenix, Public Lands History Center, developers, and environmental engineering firms.  Dr. Keyt currently teaches classes in American South, African-American, and Indigenous histories.


  • HIST 346 – Reconstruction and the New South

  • HIST 362 – American Indian Renaissance

  • HIST 367 – African American History Since 1877

  • HIST 368 – The American South

  • HIST 349 – US History Since 1945