Joseph Keating, PhD, MA

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education

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Education & Affiliations

Postdoctoral Fellow, Epidemiology, University of Miami
PhD, International Health, Tulane University
MA, International Affairs, Ohio University
BS, Biology, Marian University


Joseph Keating is an epidemiologist with a focus on vector-borne disease. His current research focuses on malaria epidemiology and control in the context of elimination. Keating has served as a consultant for the World Bank; USAID; and the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria. He currently serves as a reviewer for the Military Infectious Disease Research Program and the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program. He teaches impact evaluation at the graduate level and a undergraduate seminar style course focused on issues and strategies for disease control and prevention. Prior to joining the faculty at Tulane, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and a US Peace Corp Volunteer in The Gambia. He received his PhD in international health from Tulane University and his MA in international affairs from Ohio University.

Research Areas

  • Impact evaluation
  • Vector-borne disease ecology
  • Malaria epidemiology

Honors & Awards

  • 2011: Tulane University SPHTM Undergraduate Outstanding Teaching Award
  • 2010: Tulane University SPHTM Undergraduate Outstanding Teaching Award
  • 2011: Tulane University SPHTM Graduate Teaching Scholar Award
  • 2014: Tulane University SPHTM Undergraduate Outstanding Teaching Award
  • 2006: Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health


View Dr. Keating's publications at his NCBI profile page.


SPHU 3120 Issues and Strategies in Public Health