Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
English - NYC
- @New York City
New York City
Kelley Kreitz specializes in print and digital cultures of the Americas as an Assistant Professor of English at Pace University in New York City. Her research combines media studies, hemispheric studies, and U.S. and Latin American literary studies. She is currently completing a book called Mediating Change: A Hemispheric History of the Present in Nineteenth-Century Print Culture. Prior to joining Pace, Kelley was a postdoctoral visiting scholar in Comparative Media Studies at MIT and a visiting researcher at the Center for Martí Studies in Havana, Cuba. She has also worked as a reporter for several nonprofits dedicated to broadcast and digital media production and as the director of the Idea Lab at Root Cause, a nonprofit committed to advancing social innovation.
PhD , Brown University , 2010
MA , Brown University , 2005
BA , Columbia University , 1999
Awards and Honors
- Pace University, November 2014 - Faculty Research Release Time
Kreitz, K. A. (2015, May). "Looking Backward: Print and Digital Futures of the Humanities". http://bit.ly/1HnFBZG
Kreitz, K. A. (2016, June 10). "Across Borders: Print and Periodical Studies in Motion". “Mediating Change in Nineteenth-Century Latina/o New York”. Brooklyn Historical Society/New York City College of Technology, New York, NY
Kreitz, K. A. (2016, May 27). Latin American Studies Association Annual Congress. “Old New Media and Latin American Cultural Innovation”. Latin American Studies Association, New York, NY
Kreitz, K. A. (2016, March). Biennial conference of C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists. “Mediating Change in Late Nineteenth-Century Latina/o New York.”. C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, Penn State University
Kreitz, K. A. (2016, March). Biennial conference of C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists. “Reimagining America: The Revolutionary Literary Community of New York City's Spanish-Language Periodicals in the 1880s and 1890s.”. C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, Penn State University
Kreitz, K. A. (2015, January 8). MLA Annual Convention. “Mediating Change in the Crónica Modernista”. Modern Language Association, Vancouver, Canada
Kreitz, K. A. (2014, December 5). Guest lecture in "New Media 1400-1900: A History of Arrivals". Experimental Alternatives: Futures of News and Literature from a Changing World of Print. Department of French and Italian, Princeton University
Print and digital cultures of the Americas; Latina/o literature and culture; hemispheric studies and comparative literature; nineteenth-century U.S. and Latin American literature; history of new media and journalism; intellectual history of activism
Society For Cinema and Media Studies
Professional association for scholars of film, television, video, and new media.
The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
The first academic organization dedicated to nineteenth-century American literary studies.
American Comparative Literature Association
Professional association for scholars of comparative literature.
Latin American Studies Assocation
Primary professional association for scholars of Latin American studies.
Modern Language Association
Leading professional organization for scholars and teachers of language and literature.
Desc: In collaboration with SJ Min in Communication Studies, developed concept for the new major, wrote proposal, discussed it with relevant members of the department and university committees, met with interested students
Committee's Key Accomplishments: The proposal was accepted and approved by the faculty council last year. This academic year, we are recruiting and advising students and planning for future enhancements to the program.
Academic Resources Committee