Texas Tech University

Justin Keene

Assistant Professor
Journalism & Electronic Media

Email: justin.r.keene@ttu.edu

Phone: +1.806.834.3898

Office: 502

Hours: By Appointment

Photo Description

Classes Taught:

  • PHOT 2310 - Introduction to Photography
  • EMC 3333 - Multimedia Production
  • EMC 3315 - Digital Media Production
  • MCOM 5364 - Graduate Research Methods


Dr. Keene has published multiple articles related to two research trajectories. First, Dr. Keene is interested in how humans process media that contains differing emotional trajectories over time. Second, Dr. Keene is interested in how sports fans process sports-related messages differently from the general public. 

In general, his methodology is experimental, with a specific focus on psychophysiological and neurological responses.


Dr. Keene received his doctorate from Indiana University - Bloomington with a dual major in Mass Communication and Cognitive Science. 

Dr. Keene has worked as a web and graphic designer, video producer, and motion graphic artist in the advertising industry and for University Student Housing at Texas Tech University. In addition, he has been self-employed as a portrait photographer since 2006.