Keith Moser

Keith Moser

keith moser


  • B.A., French and History, East Tennessee State University
  • M.A.T., Secondary Education/French, East Tennessee State University
  • M.A., French, Mississippi State University
  • Ph.D., Modern Foreign Languages, The University of Tennessee


  • Professor
  • French Section Head


  • Marquis 2023 Who’s Who in America
  • College of Arts & Sciences 2019 Faculty Research Award, Mississippi State University
  • College of Arts & Sciences 2015 Research Award for the Humanities
  • Mississippi Humanities Council 2010 Humanities Teacher of the Year Award



  • Fake News in Contemporary Science and Politics: A Requiem for the Real? Palgrave Macmillan, under contract, accepted in full, forthcoming April, 2024
  • Contemporary French Environmental Thought in the Post-COVID-19 Era. Palgrave Macmillan, Sustainable Development Goals Series. Palgrave Macmillan/Springer Nature, 2022
  • The Encyclopedic Philosophy of Michel Serres: Writing the Modern World and Anticipating the Future. Anaphora Literary Press, 2016
  • J.M.G. Le Clézio: A Concerned Citizen of the Global Village. Lexington Books, 2012
  • "Privileged Moments” in the Novels and Short Stories of J.M.G. Le Clézio: His Contemporary Development of a Traditional French Literary Device. The Edwin Mellen Press, 2008


Dr. Keith Moser is a Professor of French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Classical & Modern Languages and Literatures.  He has more than 100 major publications including nine books and eighty-five articles.  Moser’s research examines many issues linked to social-ecological justice.  He is widely recognized by the international academic community as an expert in 20th-21st century French-Francophone Literature, the Environmental Humanities (Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Ecocriticism, Ecolinguistics, and Biosemiotics), and postmodern French thought as it relates to literature, Popular Culture, and society in general.  He is available to discuss and comment on a wide array of issues connected to French-Francophone Literature, environmental ethics, late-stage capitalism, “alternative facts” or disinformation, post-truth politics, the anti-vaccination movement, non-human communication, and the plight of the Harkis in Algeria and France.