Kelsey Slater


  • Graduate Teaching Assistant



Kelsey Slater is a Ph.D. student in the sport studies program. Originally from Stroudsburg, PA, she completed a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies and political science at Lafayette College while playing volleyball. She completed her master’s degree in kinesiology with a concentration in sport administration from Mississippi State University. While completing her master’s degree she served as a graduate teaching assistant in the communications department and also interned with USA Volleyball in Colorado Springs. Her research interests include sport communication, social media and sport for social development. After completing her Ph.D., she plans to pursue a career in research and academia.