Kelsey Kauffman

Kelsey Kauffman

Cell Phone: (202) 529-5378


Washington Comm Scholars

Office Location: n/a

Office Hours: 9am - 5pm

Kelsey Anderson Kauffman is a 2008 graduate of EMU, majoring in Spanish and minoring in English. After her senior Spring semester in DC, she stayed in the city for 2 years before moving to South Korea to teach English. After her time in Korea, Kelsey obtained her Master’s Degree at American University(‘13) in DC, writing her thesis on the influence of Mennonite identity on EMU’s Cross-Cultural programs. She is particularly interested in cross-cultural learning from a faith-based perspective, and enjoys witnessing this learning as it occurs in the domestic context of Washington, DC.


M.A. American University (DC), 2013, International Training and Education

  • Thesis: Cross-Cultural Programs at Eastern Mennonite University: A Counter-Narrative to Study Abroad

B.A. Eastern Mennonite University, 2008, Spanish

Scholarly Presentations and Abstracts

“Cross-Cultural as a Counter-Narrative to Study Abroad” assisted with and prepared for presentation at CIEE Annual Conference, November 20-21, 2014, Baltimore, MD.

2014 International Conference, Comparative International Education Society
“The Case of Eastern Mennonite University: A Counter-Narrative to Study Abroad,” paper accepted for presentation

Professional Memberships

Comparative International Education Society, 2014

New Courses Taught

CCSSC 386 “Culture, Community, and the City”