Harrison Keller (PhD 2002) named next Commissioner of Higher Education for the State of Texas

profile photo of HarrisonHarrison Keller, who received his PhD from Georgetown's Philosophy Department for a dissertation titled "Rethinking Respect for Persons," under a committee of Profs. Henry Richardson (director), Nancy Sherman, and Maggie Little, has been named the new Commissioner of Higher Education for the State of Texas. The linked article emphasizes Keller's work to make higher education more accessible to low-income and first-generation students. "Harrison Keller will be Texas' next higher education commissioner," Texas Tribune, Sept. 11, 2019.