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Kesla Elmore

Kesla Elmore

Graduate Student & Instructor in the African American and Diaspora Studies Department
Bunton-Waller Fellow
Center for Black Digital Research Scholar
Preferred Pronouns: She/her/hers
Burrowes Building, Room 003
Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Kesla Elmore

Fall 2022 Office Hours

Mondays 12pm–1:30pm, & Thursdays 9:30am-11am (or by appointment as needed) via zoom


M.A., University of Kentucky, English Literature 2020
B.A., Morgan State University, English 2018

Professional Bio

Kesla Elmore is a second year dual title PhD student in English and African American Studies. She is a #DigBlk scholar in the Center for Black Digital Research working with the Black Women's Organizing Archive's paper locator project and a 2020 Cooper DuBois Mentoring program fellow. Elmore's research interests include Black girlhood, 20th and 21st century African American literature, the great migration, media, digital humanities, and popular culture studies.