Portrait of Kelly Ball

Kelly Ball, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Kelly completed her PhD at Emory University, earning prior degrees at Transylvania University and The Ohio State University. First joining Agnes Scott College as a faculty member, she is the founding dean of the graduate and post-baccalaureate programs at Agnes Scott College. She has led their development from the initial ideas in 2016 to the current success and continued growth of the graduate programs today. Kelly plays an instrumental role in the College’s strategic approach to ROI analysis, bringing insight from her experience with the American Council on Education’s Strategic Finance program and the Harvard Institutes for Higher Education program in aligning strategic priorities with financial resources.