Department of Exceptional Education
Maureen Keyes' work has focused on school reform related to special education. Her research interests include spirituality and leadership for justice. Keyes taught children with disabilities in the public schools, including Milwaukee Public Schools, for almost 20 years. She has written papers and book chapters and co-authored the book, "Meeting the Needs of Students of All Abilities." She received her Ph.D in special education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
In 2007, Keyes was appointed to the position of Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR). As FAR, she focuses on student athlete well-being in relation to academic integrity, fair treatment and adequate support from the university. Keyes strives to maintain an appropriate balance between academics and intercollegiate athletics to support the goal of 100% graduation rates for all UWM student athletes.