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. She joined the LSU faculty in 2010. Kelsch teaches beginning design studios and an introductory representation course. In addition to teaching, she serves as the school’s undergraduate coordinator and the faculty coordinator for the LSU Architecture Camp, a residential summer camp for high school students.

Her research focuses on design pedagogy and beginning design education. She is the design education director for Ripple Effect, a New Orleans-based community of teachers, water experts, and design educators working to establish water literacy in elementary schools.

Kelsch is a licensed architect in the state of Louisiana.


ARCH 1002 Architectural Design II
ARCH 2001 Architectural Design III
ARCH 2002 Architectural Design IV
ARCH 2003 Architectural Techniques
ARCH 4700 Research Methods