Katie Kelley


Katie Kelley is an assistant professor of Psychology at Taylor University in Upland, IN. She graduated from Covenant College in 2010 with a B.A. in Psychology and from The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga in 2012 with a M.S. in Research Psychology. She moved to Indiana in 2017 to begin a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at Notre Dame with Dr. Dan Lapsley and she graduated in 2023. Katie has worked as an adjunct professor of Psychology at Tennessee Temple University and Cleveland State Community College in TN and an assistant professor at Hope College in Holland, MI. Her research interests include increasing minority and first-generation access to education, teaching equality and compassion, the role of identity in education, and adolescent religious education.

ND PIER Alumni

Covenant College - BS

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - MS 

Reformed Theological Seminary - M.Div.

University of Notre Dame - Ph.D.

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