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Kelsey Lahr

Adjunct Professor, Los Angeles Pacific University

Kelsey graduated from Westmont College in 2011 with a B.A. in Communication Studies, and from the University of Utah in 2017 with an M.A. in Communication. Her research interests include rhetorical theory, environmental communication, and health communication. In addition to teaching, she worked as a seasonal ranger in Yosemite National Park for twelve summers. She has been published in Slate, EcoTheo, the Ruminate blog, St. Katherine Review, Green Briar Review, and elsewhere. Her literary nonfiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize as well as inclusion in America’s Best Science and Nature Writing series. She currently resides in Western North Carolina, where she enjoys hiking and exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains with her dog Abby. You can find links to her writing at kelseylahr.com.

Featured Publications

America’s Climate Change Migration is Already Happening,” Slate. September 24, 2020.

“The Redwood Trees Will Be Just Fine,” SlateSeptember 4, 2020.

“Watching the Giant Sequoias Die,” SlateApril 21, 2020.

Fundamentalist U and Me: An Interview with Adam Laats, August 13, 2019. 

“The Glory of the Stars,” The Cresset2019.

“Bear Country,” EcoTheo Review2019. 



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