Dr. Kelisha Graves
Chief Research, Education, and Programs Officer for the King Center
Dr. Kelisha B. Graves serves the Chief Research, Education, and Programs Officer at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta, GA. She holds a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership with a concentration in higher education.
Dr. Graves is an impact-driven educational leader who has a passion for research and discovery, and a gift for teaching and administration. As an educational philosophy, Dr. Graves believes in unconventional learning journeys that lead to deeply valuable outcomes. She is an interdisciplinary scholar whose research interests and teaching competencies resides at the nexus of education and the global Africana experience. Her research interests span educational leadership, culturally responsive pedagogy, Africana philosophy, and African American intellectual history.