Kristin Keane's research and interests focus broadly on early literacy: the professional development and learning of literacy teachers, multimodal literacy, engagement and motivation in reading, and the use of critical literacies to drive equity-centered pedagogies in classrooms. She has a background in childhood literacy instruction and development, teacher coaching and mentoring, and design of district and school learning networks.
- Teaching reading: primary professional development structures Critical Contributions by Emerging 21st Century Scholars edited by Pletcher, B., Banda, R., Watson, K., Perez, A. Corpus Christi, TX: Texas A&M. 2021
- Beyond Decoding: A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Language Comprehension Interventions on K-5 Students' Language and Literacy Outcomes READING RESEARCH QUARTERLY 2020