Kelley Kreitz

Kelley Kreitz

Associate Professor
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
English - NYC

Kelley Kreitz



Faculty Bio

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.

Awards and Honors

  • Pace University, 2014, Faculty Research Release Time


PhD, Brown University, 2010
Comparative Literature

MA, Brown University, 2005
Comparative Literature

BA, Columbia University, 1999
Comparative Literature

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

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

Courses Taught

Past Courses

ENG 310: Journalism
ENG 318: Feature Writing
ENG 393: Internship
INT 198: Fearless Texts Don Quixote
LIT 205: Intro to Lit, Culture & Media
LIT 211: American Voices
LIT 211: Latina/o Voices
LIT 213: Media Fictions
LIT 213: Participatory Literature
LIT 340: Alternative Media & Literature
LIT 397: Critical Writing and Analysis
UNV 101: First-Year Smnr Unvrsty Cmmnty

Publications and Presentations


Recalibrated Compass: Creating a Humanities, Art and Computing (HAC) Minor at Pace University
Kreitz, K. A., Cunningham, S. B. & Cotoranu, A. (2023). HASTAC: Critical Making and Social Justice. .

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • Society For Cinema and Media Studies
  • The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
  • American Comparative Literature Association
  • Latin American Studies Assocation
  • Modern Language Association

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