Kelsey is a MS student under advisor Mark Williams working on biogeochemical cycling as a RA for the Niwot Ridge Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program. She is broadly interested in investigating how climate change will influence mountainous hydrologic regimes and is conducting research examining groundwater recharge in an alpine-subalpine mountainous headwater catchment. Kelsey is part of the Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Program at CU and was graduate coordinator for the 2015 Snow Hydrology Internship in Geography. She has worked weekly at the Mountain Research Station in Nederland, CO, since January 2015. Kelsey also has experience in hydrology outreach with K-12 students via the CU Outreach Office.
Kelsey holds a BS in Geological Sciences from The Ohio State University where she worked after graduation as a RA at Byrd Polar Research Center for the McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Program.