Keefe was born in Wakefield and raised in nearby Peace Dale, RI. Tom attended Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Tom pursued a degree in history, completing an independent course of study on US Government Policy toward Native Americans. While at SJU, Tom also completed a course sequence on Comparative Theology. Later earning the Lyndon Baines Johnson Award for Congressional Internships, Tom also worked at the U.S. House of Representatives. Completing his Master’s in Diplomacy, Tom has focused his continuing research on genocide education, social justice, and comparative theology. He is currently a guest lecturer on topics related to genocide and publishes a blog on This Day in Genocide. Tom is also the author of Bashir the Boxer Turtle, a children’s storybook and primer for topics on discrimination, as well as the novel My Journey: A Life According to God and Reflections: Catholic Education in Rhode Island.
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