Patrick Keating, M.F.A.,Ph.D.
- Professor , Communication
Patrick Keating is professor of Communication at Trinity University. He teaches courses in film studies and video production and serves as the chair of the interdisciplinary minor in Film Studies.
In 2011, he was named an Academic Film Scholar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He received the Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars from the American Council of Learned Societies, spending a year at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. He regularly publishes works of videographic criticism.
He earned a B.A. (Film Studies) from Yale University, a M.F.A. (Film Production) from the University of Southern California, and a Ph.D. (Communication Arts) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a native of Los Angeles.
Keating's areas of research and teaching include film history and style, Hollywood cinema, narrative theory, international cinema, cinematography, and film noir.
He currently chairs the University's committee on Advising and Registration and chairs the Film Studies minor.