D. N. Keane is the Assistant Registrar of Ralston College and Lecturer in Early Modern Studies.
Most recently, he was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Writing and Linguistics at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, where he taught writing from 2011 to 2022. He studied literature and Bible at Johnson University in Knoxville, TN (BA), English at Georgia Southern University (MA), writing a thesis on Alexander Pope’s commentary on the Iliad, and the University of St. Andrews (Ph.D), writing a dissertation titled The Use of the Prayer Book: The Book of Common Prayer (1549-1604) as Technical Writing for an Oral-Aural Culture.
With Samuel L. Bray (University of Notre Dame), he edited the 1662 Book of Common Prayer: International Edition (IVP Academic, March 2021). Also with Professor Bray, he is presently writing How to Use the Prayer Book (forthcoming from IVP), a guide for new users unfamiliar with the Anglican tradition. His academic work has been published in Notes & Queries, Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, and Anglican Theological Review.
Dr. Keane has worked as a consultant for the Georgia Southern Writing Project, leading workshops for middle, high school, and university teachers seeking to develop their writing pedagogy. Beyond his scholastic pursuits, Dr. Keane has been known to lisp in numbers, when the numbers come: his verse can be read in Lighten Up, The Chained Muse, Better Than Starbucks, Earth&Altar, The North American Anglican, and in the volume The Slumbering Host, eds. Daniel Rattelle and Clinton Collister (Little Gidding Press, 2019).
From 2012 to 2018, Dr. Keane served on the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States, during which time he contributed to several volumes including Lesser Feasts and Fasts (2018). He is presently a member of the Liturgical Commission and the Commission on Ministry for the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia.