Crystal L.
Keels


Crystal L. Keels is the associate editor for Teaching Tolerance. Keels has taught literature and composition and upper-level journalism courses at the high-school level and at the undergraduate level. She has also taught introduction to business communication, introduction to research writing and digital literacy at the graduate level. In addition to earning a doctorate in English literature, Keels also holds a master’s degree in journalism and formerly served as a writer/editor for two magazine publications focused on issues of diversity and social justice in higher education.

Articles by Crystal L.

Madam Vice President Is a Woman of Color

The election of a biracial, Black, South Asian, daughter of immigrant parents to the vice presidency is a historic moment for all of us—especially girls and women of color.