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Kesla Elmore

Kesla Elmore

Graduate Student & Research Assistant
Bunton-Waller Fellow
Center for Black Digital Research Scholar
Preferred Pronouns: She/her/hers
Burrowes Building, Room 201
Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Kesla Elmore

Spring 2024 Office Hours

Teaching Release Fall 2023 - Spring 2024


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

Professional Bio

Kesla Elmore is a dual-title PhD student in English and African American and Diaspora Studies. She is a #DigBlk scholar in the Center for Black Digital Research working with the Black Women's Organizing Archive, the 2022 recipient of the Milton B. Dolinger Graduate Fellowship in Writing, 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.