Kelsey is a first-year graduate student in the Behavioral and Brain Sciences program. She is working toward her M.S. in Psychology and will continue on to pursue her Ph.D. She is a member of the Health and Development Lab at University of Georgia. She received her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Justice Studies from Arizona State University in 2015, and spent the following two years teaching pre-kindergarten as a Teach For America corps member. Her experiences in the classroom ultimately shaped her research interests, particularly how early life adversity affects the development of health outcomes across the lifespan.