Kristen Kelsch

Kristen Kelsch

Professional in Residence
Undergraduate Coordinator

225-578-6885 | 110 Atkinson Hall
kkelsc1@lsu.edu |

Architecture BA Boston University
MArch Louisiana State University

Kristen Kelsch received her BA in history of art and architecture and classical civilization from Boston University and her Master of Architecture from Louisiana State University. In 2015, Kelsch became the undergraduate coordinator at the LSU School of Architecture. At LSU, Kelsch teaches beginning design studios and an introductory representation course. In 2011, she became the faculty coordinator for the LSU Architecture Camp, a residential architecture camp for high school students held at the School of Architecture. Kelsch’s research focuses on design pedagogy and beginning design education. She is the design education lead for Ripple Effect, a community of teachers, water experts, and design educators working to establish water literacy in primary schools.

Kelsch practices architecture at Jahncke & Burns Architects, a New Orleans-based architecture firm specializing in historic renovation and restoration projects.


ARCH 2001 Architectural Design III
ARCH 2002 Architectural Design IV
ARCH 2003 Architectural Techniques
ARCH 4700 Research Methods