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Kelly Ball

Kelly H. Ball

Assoc. V.P. for Academic Affairs and Dean for Graduate Studies

Phone: 404.471.5547
Office Location: Buttrick 101

Academic Degrees

  • B.A. Transylvania University
  • M.A. The Ohio State University
  • Ph.D. Emory University (Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies)

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Research interests:

  • continental feminist philosophy
  • Foucault
  • childhood and adolescence
  • trauma and post-traumatic growth

Teaching interests:

Ball has taught a range of courses in women's, gender, and sexuality studies including: introduction to women's, gender, and sexuality studies; queer studies; intersectional research methods; contemporary feminist theory; the world as classroom; senior seminar; and courses on girls and girlhood, in addition to first year seminars in leadership.

Professional Activities

Academic leadership; Change management; Strategic planning; Strategic finance and higher education leadership; Program development.

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