Noelani Kelly comes to Washington University in St. Louis from George Washington University in Washington D.C., where she most recently worked as the Academic Department Administrator in the Department of Religion. Noelani holds an MA in Middle East Studies from GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where she concentrated in Cultural Heritage Preservation and Arabic-English Translation. A St. Louis native, Noelani also holds a BA in Middle Eastern Studies from Webster University. She has worked extensively as an Arabic translator and tutor.
As Administrative Coordinator in AMCS, Noelani will be essential to the day-to-day operations of the program, managing the office and assisting students, Post Doctoral Fellows, and faculty with matters big and small. As we continue to navigate staff changes and adjusted modalities, Noelani will doubtless prove a vital addition to our AMCS team and we are thrilled to welcome her!