Kelsey is the Professional Development team’s Program Associate. She earned her B.A. in 2013 at Gettysburg College in Classical Studies and Anthropology with a focus in Classical archaeology. In 2016, Kelsey graduated from American University with her M.A. in Public Anthropology. During her tenure as a graduate student, she worked as a Teaching Assistant for the Anthropology Department. She has also attended College Year in Athens in Athens, Greece, as well as the University of Reading Summer Field School program in Silchester, England.
Prior to joining the Council, Kelsey worked on the endangered languages program as an intern for the Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, and for the Smithsonian's Folklife Festival as an Exhibit Worker for two summers. She has also worked a number of contract jobs as a scenic carpenter, field archaeologist, and transcript editor.
Kelsey enjoys amateur photography, plotting her next adventure abroad, and reading about underappreciated historical times and places.
You can contact Kelsey about Council event programming or any of the Council’s eLearning initiatives.