Keith A. Mayes

African American & African Studies
College of Liberal Arts

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Morse-Alumni

Section D, Location 68

Keith A. Mayes has been an effective teacher at the University of Minnesota.  Known for his passion and level of energy in the classroom, Professor Mayes has received some of the highest student ratings in the College of Liberal Arts. He was also awarded the Arthur “Red” Motley Exemplary Teaching Award in 2010, only eight years into his career. Professor Mayes is a well sought-after instructional leader inside and outside the University of Minnesota.