Steven Keller

Steven Keller

Title:
Lecturer
Email:
skeller@gwu.edu

Background

Steven Keller has presented numerous seminars and workshops to senior personnel within the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food Safety Inspection Service on delivering congressional testimony. Other volunteer activities have included advising DC Public Schools Superintendent General Beckton's speech writer and serving as advisor and critic for the Anacostia High School Public Service Academy. He has also been a parliamentarian and advisor for ANC-2A.

Keller has also appeared in the media, commenting on such topics as the role of political consultants for "WorldNet," a United States Information Agency program aired in Europe. In 2004, he served as MSNBC's live in-studio expert during the televised Presidential Debates between George W. Bush and John Kerry. He has provided political communication insights and commentary on the Democratic and Republic National Conventions and the presidential and vice presidential debates of 1996 for the Baltimore Sun, Talk Radio Network, and Investor's Business Daily. He provided analysis of British election campaign rhetoric and discussed pitfalls of a potential debate between Prime Minister Major and Labor candidate Tony Blair for BBC Television's "NewsNight." Keller has commented extensively on former President Clinton's grand jury testimony for CBS Radio, AP Television, and KIRO Radio in Seattle. He also appeared on the "Derek McGinty Show," WAMU 88.5 FM as a guest on two shows serving as a political communication analyst of a new video series on "Great American Speeches" and President Clinton's 1996 State of the Union. 

Publications

Delivering Congressional Testimony, a sixty-page primer written for the U.S. General Accounting office (GAO) on behalf of Congressional Quarterly, December 1997.

Instructor's Manual: Delivering Congressional Testimony, a sixty-five page primer written for the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) on behalf of Congressional Quarterly, July 1998.

"Micro-Cues & Meta-News: The Role of Personal Modifiers in News Reports on Prominent Political Actors," presented to the International Society of Political Psychology in Vancouver, B.C. in July, 1997. Co-researchers are professors Livingston and Manheim.