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Kelsey John

Ph.D. in Cultural Foundations of Education

Hometown: Stillwater, OK

Education: Colgate University

What are your research interests? Why?
Indigenous Studies, Philosophy of Science, Religion and Spirituality, Race and Education, Identity, Methodology, Interdisciplinarity/disciplinarity, Women and Gender Studies, Qualitative Research, Indigenous Methods, Quantitative Research, Philosophy of Education

Why did you choose Syracuse University?
In undergrad, I had a couple of professors who received the PhDs from Syracuse University, so I was familiar with the framework and culture of CFE. I was particularly drawn toward the interdisciplinary, flexible, yet rigorous scholarship in the department. During my initial visit, I felt like this was the right place for me, so I came!

What other professional, TA, GA, or community activities are you involved in?
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
CFE Students of Color Collective
Minority Graduate Student Orientation Program
Democratizing Knowledge
Indigenous Students at Syracuse
Recruitment, Retention, and Success Work Group