• Born date: 1922-06-06
  • Born in: n.a.
Donald Keene

Donald Lawrence Keene (キーン・ドナルド, Kīn Donarudo, born June 18, 1922) is an American-born Japanese scholar, historian, teacher, writer and translator of Japanese literature. Keene is University Professor Emeritus and Shincho Professor Emeritus of Japanese Literature at Columbia University, where he taught for over fifty years.