Kelly joined the International Center team in April 2017 as the Program Manager for Global Engagement and Education Abroad (GEEA). Before joining the GEEA team, Kelly served as the Interim Education Abroad Manager and International Student Engagement Coordinator for the University of Michigan-Flint. Kelly has traveled abroad to Mexico, Canada, England, Germany, France and Italy. She also studied art and opera abroad in Bregenz, Austria as an undergraduate student.
Kelly is an active member of the Michigan Association of International Educators, serving as the chair for 2016-2017. She has also presented at NAFSA Region V and NASPA National conferences. She has an M.Ed. in Higher Education from Loyola University Chicago and a B.A. in Journalism from Michigan State University. Kelly is very passionate about subjects such as intercultural communication, cultural identity and cultural humility.