Director of Communications
John and Frances Angelos Law Center
M.S., Northwestern University
B.A., Oberlin College
Hope Keller joined the University of Baltimore School of Law as the director of communications in November 2012 after working as a journalist for more than 20 years. Before coming to UB, Keller was an editor at The Baltimore Sun
. Previously she worked as a reporter and editor at several other newspapers, including The Philadelphia Inquirer
, the Paris-based International Herald Tribune
, The Virginian-Pilot
in Norfolk, Va., and The Daily Record
in Baltimore. She also has edited books and scholarly journals, and from 2006 to 2008 she was the editor of Baltimore SmartWoman
, a professionally designed, bimonthly magazine that featured the work of local reporters, photographers and essayists.
Keller graduated from Oberlin College with a B.A. in history and received a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She lived and worked in Paris for eight years in the 1980s and 1990s and spent a year in Tel Aviv in 1983-84.
A New York native who grew up in Amityville, N.Y., Keller lives in Baltimore City.