Kelsey Hughes is a Graduate Assistant for DCC. She is pursuing her master’s degree in Library and Information Science. She received her Bachelor’s degree in journalism with minors in French and LGBT Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2014. She was also a student in the DCC program herself while an undergraduate.
Prior to joining DCC as a graduate assistant, Kelsey worked with Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, where she focused on technology and life skills-building library programming for children and teens. Previously, she has worked as a digital media assistant for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. She is interested in considering and reimagining the future of the public library in the information age and the role of Makerspaces as hubs for learning and creating.