Education: B.A. Manhattan College; M.A., Ph.D. Washington University
Comparative literature and Japanese language pedagogy
Keaveney is the author of several articles on Sino-Japanese literary relations and Japanese language pedagogy. He is also the author of two books.
"Yu Dafu and Sato Haruo: Literature, Friendship and Nationalism", Sino-Japanese Studies
"Tanizaki Junichiro and the Generic Variations in Travel Writing from China", B.C. Asian Review "Uchiyama Kanzo's Shanghai Bookstore and its Impact on Sino-Japanese Relations", E-ASPAC
The Subversive Self in Modern Chinese Literature: The Creation Society's Reinvention of the Shishosetsu. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Beyond Brushtalk: Sino-Japanese Literary Exchange in the Interwar Period. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2009.