Alumni (Fellow)

Caroline Kelsey

Terrence D. Daniels Family Jefferson Fellow
Greenwich, Connecticut
B.S. Pennsylvania State University (2012)
M.A. College of William and Mary (2015)
M.A. University of Virginia (2017)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2020)
College of Arts & Sciences


Caroline’s primary interests are in exploring how prenatal, environmental, and health factors impact infants’ social development. Kelsey received her undergraduate degrees in biology and psychology from Pennsylvania State University and her master’s degree in experimental psychology from The College of William and Mary. Her dissertation work will shed light on how the gut microbiome influences infant social-emotional development across the first year of life. After graduation, she will be pursuing a postdoctoral research position at Boston Children’s Hospital.

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