Kelsay Myers is a writer, artist and teacher. She is also a PhD student in the Transformative Studies program at California Institute of Integral Studies. She earned dual MFA degrees in Nonfiction and Poetry from Saint Mary’s College of California and currently serves as Chair of the MFA in Creative Writing Program Advisory Board. She has experience teaching American literature, writing composition and grammar, research and argument, and creative writing at the college level. Her research interests involve using identity construction, personality theories, different forms of creative expression, and arts-based methods for personal growth and social transformation. She is skilled at helping students find and express their authentic voices in writing and in life, as well as developing their unique passions within the educational journey.
Other skills include: Grant/Proposal writing, Fundraising, Mac (iLife and iWork software), Microsoft Office, Typing, WordPress, basic CSS, basic Photoshop, all forms of Social Media, Found Object/Mixed Media Art Installation, Curating, Mentorship, Interdisciplinary teaching, Asian American literature, and Activism
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