Chelsea Holley

LGBT Institute Research Fellow, Spring 2016 Cohort

Chelsea Holley is a graduate student in the Department of Sociology at Georgia State University with a specialization in Race and Urban studies. Her research interests include intersectional theoretical perspectives, racialized experiences in higher education, and black masculinity.

Her current work is focused on the classroom and social experiences of Black undergraduate women in STEM majors. She holds a B.F.A in Intercultural Communication from Valdosta State University and a M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership from Columbus State University. Chelsea is a Georgia native and enjoys traveling, cooking, and concerts. She has spent six years as a student affairs professional working in recruitment and K-12 outreach for a number of Atlanta area institutions. She has a personal passion for LGBTQ issues and the ways in which these identities intersect with race, class, and gender.