Kelly is a faculty member and academic Co-Director of IGR. She has previously served as co-chair of the University of Michigan Understanding Race Project and chair of the U-M Diversity Council. She is currently on the steering committee and several sub-committees of the LSA Undergraduate Education Climate Committee. Her Ph.D. is in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Arizona State University. Kelly currently teaches courses on intergroup issues including social identity, privilege, oppression and power. Additionally, she trains students to facilitate intergroup dialogues. Her recent co-edited book, Facilitating Intergroup Dialogues: Bridging Differences, Catalyzing Change (2011, Stylus) highlights her interest in dialogic pedagogy and practice. More recently she has been working with faculty on developing inclusive and dialogic classrooms. Her research includes dialogue and intergroup relations issues in education, particularly related to the critical examination of white privilege and its role in maintaining systems of inequity in education. Outside of work, you may find Kelly on the sidelines of the Lacrosse field or in the stands at basketball events as she cheers on her son and niece. Kelly enjoys politics, gardening, and walking down Main Street in Ann Arbor on summer evenings.