Meet our advisors - Kelly Thomas

Kelly (she/her/hers) earned her B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from Carleton College, where she also played club rugby, intramural ultimate frisbee, and broomball. Her senior thesis was on Batman! She earned her M.Ed. in Adult Education from the University of Minnesota and has been at the University of Minnesota since 2013. Kelly is a dedicated volunteer teacher at the English Learning Center, where adult immigrants and refugees learn math and English. She loves cats (her cat's name is Keller), sushi, and anything that is peacock colored. She also enjoys fantasy football, card games like cribbage and spades, going to concerts, and books. Feel free to ask her what she’s currently reading!

To meet with Kelly, schedule an advising appointment onlineQuick or time-sensitive questions can always be sent to your assigned departmental advisor if you're in the major or email if you are not admitted to our major programs. Our department will not be hosting drop-in advising hours.