Keelan LoFaro

Keelan LoFaro, MEd

Assistant Professor of Education


Keelan LoFaro joined the university in 2015 as an assistant professor of education at the graduate level. She worked the four years previously as a science teacher and department chair at Alice Deal Public Middle School in Washington, D.C., and since August of 2014 served as an adjunct graduate-level professor in American University’s School of Education.

Previously, she taught science at the middle school level at Shaw Middle School at Garnet-Patterson in Washington, D.C., (2009-11) and at Middle School 322 Renaissance Leadership Academy in New York, N.Y. (2006-09). She has also worked since 2006 to lead professional development initiatives with Teach for America in New York City. Keelan earned a master’s degree in education from Pace University in New York (2009) and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Oregon State University (2005). She and her husband Daniel live in Portland.


MEd (2009), Pace University, New York, New York
BS, Biology (2005), Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon