Professional Qualifications

Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania
Ph.D. Human Development (Specialization: Higher Education Administration)
Graduated August 2014

Courses included: Theoretical Foundations, Physiological and Psychological Dimensions, Social and Economic Dimensions, Law and Policy in Higher Education, College Finance and Strategic Planning, History of American Colleges, Academic Curriculum, Professional Ethics, Qualitative Research Methods, Quantitative Research Methods, Advanced Statistics, Advanced Correlation
Dissertation Topic: Conformity to Masculine Gender Norms as Predictors of Subtle Rape Myth Belief

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Graduate Certificate: Diversity, Social Justice, and Inclusion
Completed in August 2016
Courses include: Power and Privilege, Gender and Sexuality, Religion and Social Justice, Race in America

West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania
M.S. Counseling: Higher Education
Graduated May 2003

Courses included: Research Methods, Assessment Methods in Guidance, Advanced Adolescent Development, Group Dynamics and Procedures, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theory, Human Development Across the Life Span, Multicultural Counseling, The College Student
Independent Research: Suicide Risk Factors in the Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth Population

Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania
B.A. Psychology (Developmental/Experimental) and English
Graduated May 2001

Courses included: Educational Psychology, Social Psychology, Adolescent Development, Learning and Memory, Personality, Experimental Psychology, General Psychology, Psychology: The Individual and Society


Kelly, G. (in press Dec. 2018). Lesbian invisibility continued: The “straight-washing” of Southern women in The Color Purple and Fried Green Tomatoes. Book chapter submitted to B. M. Jack (Ed.) Southern History on Screen: Race and Rights, 1976-2016. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press.

Kelly, G. (forthcoming). Rape myths in Internet-based MSM pornography: Men who are with men are still men. Book chapter submitted to F. Jacobs (Ed.). Pornography: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.

Kelly, G. (in development). Conformity to masculine gender norms as mediators of sexual violence attitudes and behaviors.

Kelly, G. (in development). Ooftas, Nosejobs, and One Hundreds: Exploring Black men’s intersectional identity pressures at Dear White People’s Winchester University. Book chapter submitted to H.C. Moore and K. W. Joseph (Eds.). From Boom Boom to Malcolm: Representations of Black Male Students in American Popular Culture. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Kelly, G. (in development). Feminist leaders and class revolt in The Hunger Games and Divergent films. Book chapter submitted to B. Faucette (Ed.). Occupy the Screen(s): The Great Recession in Media. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press.

Kelly, G. and Campenni, E. (in development). Conformity to masculine norms as predictors of subtle rape myth beliefs. Article targeted for Psychology of Men & Masculinity.

Kelly, G. (2016). Perry as Madea: Homophobia gets a pass when it’s a man in a dress. In B. C. Johnson (Ed.) The Problematic Tyler Perry. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing.

Kelly, G. (2015). Kurt and Blaine: New sexual scripts for gay youth. In B.C. Johnson & D. K. Faill (Eds.) Glee and “New Directions” for social change.  Boston, MA: Sense Publishers.

Saddler, T. N., Kelly, E., and Strayhorn, T. (2013). Black doctoral students’ identities: Intersections of race, class, and gender. In T. Strayhorn (Ed.) Living at the intersections: Social identities and Black collegians. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Kelly, G. (3 Jun 2013). They taught me more… ACPA Commission for Social Justice Educator’s blog. Available at

Kelly, G. (27 May 2013). Hegemonic masculinities and adult entertainment: Fighting reinforcement. ACPA Standing Committee on Men and Masculinities blog. Available at:

Instructor, Student Affairs in Higher Education
August 2017-Present
Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA
Theory and Application of Student Development Theories, Assessment and Evaluation, Research Methods, Contemporary College Students

Instructor, Psychology
August 2017-Present
East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA
General Psychology (in-seat, large lecture sections)

Lecturer, Psychology and Counseling
arywood University
August 2010-Present
PSY H211: General Psychology (Honors, in-seat); PSY 211: General Psychology (in-seat/online); PSY 251: Developmental Psychology (online); PSY 252: Psychology of Adolescence (in-seat/online); PSY 410: Social Psychology (online); PSY 450: Personality Psychology (online); PSY 514: Human Development (Graduate; online); PSY 521: Social Psychology (Graduate; online)

Lecturer, Higher Education Administration
Communication Theory and Organizational Dynamics (graduate, online)

Adjunct Instructor
Lafayette College
August 2013-May 2015
FYS 046: Gender, Sexuality, and the Media; FAMS 256: Masculinities in Media

Intern, Higher Education Administration Program Office
Marywood University
August-December 2012

Co-instructor for HE 630/DHE 1130: Law and Policy in Higher Education

Adjunct Instructor of English
Lackawanna College—Honesdale Center
January-May 2010
DEV 010: Basic Writing Skills; DEV 020: Reading for College; ENG 102: Fundamentals of Writing

Adjunct Instructor of American Studies
Lebanon Valley College
August 2005-May 2008
AMS 280: Gender and Sexual Minorities in American Culture; AMS 362: Multiculturalism and the American Identity

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