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 Snow Hydrology Internship in Geography for 2015-2016. She has worked weekly at the Mountain Research Station in Nederland, CO, since January 2015 and has experience in STEM outreach with K-12 students.
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.