Keith A. Erekson, Ph.D., is an award-winning writer, teacher, and historian. He is an associate professor of history at The University of Texas at El Paso and the founder and director of the university’s Center for History Teaching & Learning. In 2011 the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System awarded him its prestigious Outstanding Teaching Award. He is the author of numerous books and articles about public history, history teaching and learning, and teacher education and speaks often to public audiences and the media. He grew up near Baltimore, Maryland, and now lives in El Paso, Texas, with his wife and four daughters. He currently serves at the executive director of UTEP’s Centennial Celebration.

Associate Professor of History Executive Director Director
History Survey Project
Co-Director