Kelsey Dalrymple

Position title: Comparative International Education and Global Studies


Kelsey Dalrymple is a PhD student in the Department of Educational Policy Studies. With a concentration in comparative and international education, her research focuses on education in emergencies and social emotional learning with refugees and crisis-effected communities. She holds a master’s degree in Education and Human Development from the George Washington University and bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from University of Wisconsin–Madison. At the start of her career, Kelsey spent three years as an international classroom teacher and since then has worked extensively in the fields of education in emergencies and humanitarian response. She has served as a Mentor and Expert Lecturer for the Qatar Foundation’s WISE Learner’s Voice program and Emerging Leaders program. She is also on the Advisory Board for Second Tree, an NGO providing education for refugees and displaced communities in Greece. Kelsey is a certified yoga teacher and enjoys volunteering for community organizations in her spare time.