Kelsey Pederson

Kelsey Pederson
Professional Title
Academic Advisor


I joined the CAHSS Advising team in August 2022. I have worked in different capacities at UMD involving the admissions process and student services since 2017. I completed my Exercise Science BAS with a Psychology minor and later my Master of Education both from UMD. I enjoy meeting and working with students from all backgrounds and connecting them to resources to succeed as well as getting the opportunity to help navigate college by promoting self-efficacy and lifelong learning.

Committee Involvement: Academic Advising Committee, Advising Partners, Orientation, APLUS

Strengths: Relator, Includer, Adaptability, Ideation, Connectedness


  • Anthropology
  • Criminology
  • Sociology
  • Theatre
  • Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Undeclareds

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