Louis Keiner

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Louis E. Keiner

Interim Dean

Phone: 843-349-2226 Email: lkeiner@coastal.edu Office Hours:


Louis Keiner is Interim Dean of the HTC Honors College at Coastal Carolina University. He earned an M.S. in Physics from Wake Forest University and a Ph.D. in Marine Science from the University of Delaware, and was a post-doctoral researcher at NOAA before coming to CCU. He has served as the Director of CCU’s Center for Effective Teaching and Learning and as chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics. He developed and leads the study abroad program for Coastal students at the Scottish Association for Marine Science. He has been the Director of Honors since 2018.

Teaching Areas

Physics, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Remote Sensing, Field Methods in Oceanography, Honors

Research Areas

Remote Sensing of processes in the coastal environment, Physics and Marine Science pedagogy