Thomas Keenan

Thomas Keenan teaches media theory and human rights at Bard College, where he directs the Human Rights Project and helped create the first undergraduate degree program in human rights in the United States. He is a research fellow on the Forensic Architecture project and co-author with Eyal Weizman of Mengele’s Skull: The Advent of a Forensic Aesthetics (Sternberg Press, 2012). He is author of Fables of Responsibility (Stanford UP, 1997), co-editor, with Wendy Chun, of New Media, Old Media (Routledge, 2006) and, with Tirdad Zolghadr, of The Human Snapshot (Luma/Sternberg Press/CCS, 2013). He curated “Antiphotojournalism” with Carles Guerra (Barcelona and Amsterdam, 2010–2011) and “Aid and Abet” (Quebec, 2011). He has served on the boards of a number of human rights organizations and journals, including WITNESS, Scholars at Risk, the Crimes of War Project, the Journal of Human Rights, and Humanity.

As of March 2014