Dedman Graduate Student PortraitsChelsea McKelvey is a PhD candidate in English Literature at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. Her research interests include English Renaissance literature, early modern theology, and performance. Currently, she is completing her dissertation, entitled “Reading and Writing Certainty in Early Modern Protestantism,” which examines the intersections of early modern Protestant and scientific beliefs and methodologies through early modern literature. Her research and teaching interests include British literature, theology, and book history.

When not teaching and researching, she enjoys hiking, running, drinking coffee, and having interesting conversation (though preferably not all at once).


Contact information: Chelsea R. McKelvey, P.O. Box 750435, Dallas, TX 75275

Email: clrice@smu.edu or chelsea.r.mckelvey@gmail.com