Ana Isabel Keilson

Ana Isabel Keilson

Lecturer on Social Studies
Black and white photo of Ana Keilson in front of a large tree

Ana Isabel Keilson is an intellectual historian and historian of political thought. Her current research examines the history of the climate crisis as a national security issue. For her previous work on the history of politics and culture in Germany, she has received awards from the Mellon/CES foundation, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and the American Council on Germany, among others.  Her writing on aesthetics and politics has appeared in academic and non-academic publications alike, including Contemporary European HistoryThe Germanic Review, Dissent, Dance Research JournalThe Point and Cabinet Magazine. In addition to Harvard, she has taught as a Visiting Professor at Deep Springs College, and she is the co-founder and director of Gull Island, a fledgling liberal arts program for advanced undergraduates located on a remote island off the coast of Cape Cod. 

2022-23 Courses
Social Studies 10a: Introduction to Social Studies (Fall)
Social Studies 10b: Introduction to Social Studies (Spring)

Contact Information

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