Keene Haywood

Senior Lecturer
MPS Exploration Science Track Coordinator

(305) 284-1781
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Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Policy - Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science

Citizen science, applications of technology to exploration, video production and multimedia in science communication, and geospatial technologies.

Dr. Keene Haywood is directing the Exploration Science program through the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy. His background is mixture of media production, conservation, geospatial and educational technology research. His interests intersect the humanities and natural sciences with a particular focus on the implementation of effective uses of technology in the field to gather data, document research, and disseminate discovery to the general public. Dr. Haywood’s experience includes work on deep ocean archaeology ROV projects, documentary projects for National Geographic’s Explorer and Wild Chronicles series, and field projects for The Nature Conservancy and Earthwatch.

He has held staff positions at The University of Texas at Austin, the New Media Consortium, National Geographic, and The Nature Conservancy. He holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Texas at Austin, an MFA in Science and Natural History filmmaking from Montana State University, a MA in Marine Affairs and Policy from the Rosenstiel School, and a BA in Anthropology from the University of Miami. He was elected to the Explorers Club as a Fellow National in 2007.