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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 003
Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Kesla Elmore

Spring 2023 Office Hours

Teaching Release (Spring 2023). Meetings by appointment.


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 and Diaspora 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, 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.