"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." -Nelson Mandela

Lauren Leigh Kelly

Welcome! 

I am a teacher, researcher, and Doctor of Philosophy in English Education. My research interests include racial literacy, critical media literacy, critical Hip Hop pedagogy, and culturally relevant curriculum. Please feel free to contact me for bookings, questions, or related resources.


Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

M.S.Ed, St. John's University

B.A., Wesleyan University


Teaching Certification: Secondary ELA, Grades 7-12