Program of Study, Research Interests & Professional Profile:
Kelsey Knutson is a doctoral student of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, concentrating in Global Education and Diversity and Equity at the University of Illinois. Kelsey's continued research and studies center on inequities in access to digital learning, teacher-student relationships and the intersections of race, sexuality, and gender, grading bias in multicultural and multiracial classrooms, culturally sustaining pedagogy, and sustainable international education policy. Kelsey has recently entered the world of education consulting and is in a 6-month doctoral internship for the education sector of the U.N., specifically the Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems and Teacher Development departments, at UNESCO's headquarters in Paris. Kelsey is a full-time social studies teacher, D.E.I. facilitator and coordinator, and newly appointed travel and foreign exchange director in Phoenix.
Advisor: Dr. Hyun-Sook Kang
Expected Graduation: 2025
- Ed.D., (In-progress) Global Studies; Diversity & Equity, in Education Policy, Organization & Leadership, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
- M.Ed., Education, Arizona State University, 2016
- B.A., Global Studies: Human Rights & Justice; Spanish, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, 2013
LinkedIn: /kelseyknutson or Kelsey W. Knutson's LinkedIn