Terence Keel is an author, public intellectual and entrepreneur interested in transformative pedagogy and social justice. Keel believes that changes in social life must first involve new thought and practice. He is a trained historian and scholar of religion who earned an MTS from Harvard Divinity School and a PhD from Harvard University. Keel has written widely about the history of racism and its connections to science, religion, politics, and modern life. Keel’s first book Divine Variations, published by Stanford University Press, documents the intellectual legacy shared between modern racial science and religion in Europe and America. He is currently an Associate Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara.