Kesley is a Sophomore studying Political Science with an emphasis in Political Strategy, and minors in History and Sociology. She is currently a research assistant for Jay Goodliffe and a research fellow with the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy. She is interested in identity politics and the role minority groups play in the political system. In the fall, Kesley will be interning in Washington D.C. through the Washington Seminar program. Upon graduation, she plans to pursue a PhD in Political Science. In her free time, she enjoys camping, watching sports, and reading the news.