Kelsey M. Jones

She/Her/Hers

Distinguished Visiting Professor of Education

Williams College

Assistant Professor of Human Development

California State University, San Marcos

Dr. Kelsey M. Jones received her doctorate in Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Development from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, where she also completed a postdoctoral fellowship working with the Racial Empowerment Collaborative and the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methods. She holds bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and English from Williams College, and a master’s degree in Childhood Special Education from Long Island University.

Kelsey’s qualitative scholarship focuses on the racialized school-to-prison pipeline and racial literacy as a healing intervention for children and adults in teaching and learning environments. Currently, she is the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Education at Williams College.

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