Kenneth Keith

Ken Keith is Professor Emeritus of Psychological Sciences at the University of San Diego, where he has taught courses in introductory psychology, cross-cultural psychology, and research methods. His research and writing have encompassed cross-cultural psychology, quality of life, intellectual disability, and the teaching of psychology. He is author or editor of more than 140 scientific and professional publications. He has been advisor for many award-winning student research presentations at a variety of regional and national meetings.
Keith’s books include Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Quality of Life (with Robert Schalock), the Student Handbook to Psychology: History, Perspectives, and Applications, Cross-Cultural Psychology: Themes & Perspectives, Intellectual Disability: Ethics, Dehumanization, and a New Moral Community (with Heather Keith), The Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural Psychology, and Cross-Cultural Quality of Life: Enhancing the Lives of Persons with Intellectual Disability (with Robert Schalock).
He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, and Western Psychological Association. At the University of San Diego, he received the Davies Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Outstanding Preceptor Award for superior performance in teaching and advising. In 2016 he became president-elect of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.

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