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Kelly-Barra, Clare

SUNY Albany, M.A Political Science, '06
Smith College, B.A, Government, Minor History, '02

EOP Advisor

Department: Educational Opportunity Program
Office: HAB 409
Phone: (845) 257-3226
E-mail: kellybac@newpaltz.edu

Career History

Educational Talent Search Counselor, SUNY Research Foundation
Associate Director Of LaGuardia Community College Upward Bound Program, Upward Bound Program
Northern Dutchess Outreach Coordinator, YWCA of Dutchess County

Teaching Interests

Higher Education Professional with over 10 years experience in academic advising, program development, curricular design and teaching. Extensive background in area of social change, grantwriting, lobbying & International education.

Research/Creative Activity

Fulbright first-round candidate, 2011
National University of Ireland, Galway, Certificate of Education 2005
Exeter College, Oxford University, England, Programme in History, Politics & Society, 2004

Awards, Honors & Recognition

2012 East Brooklyn Community High School Certificate of Appreciation
2011 Diversity Network Innovation Award
2011 Black Solidarity Day Certificate of Appreciation
2008 Faculty/Staff Mentor Award Scholar's Mentorship Program
2008 Cypress Hills College Program Certificate of Appreciation
2006 National Endowment for the Humanities Grant. "Landmarks of American History and Culture"
2002 Scholar Thomas Mendenhall Prize for History, Smith College.
2002 Student Fellow, Kahn Institute, Smith College
1999 National Model United Nations Award
1999 Joseph H. Gellert Scholarship
1999 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Social Sciences
1999 DUE Award for Excellence
1998 WTW Award “Window to Women of the Hudson”

Certificates & Licenses

Training in School Violence Prevention and Intervention, The University of the State of New York
Crisis Intervention Training, Family of New Paltz

Committee Memberships & Professional Organizations

American Friends of Rewley House, Oxford University
American Political Science Association
National Association For Multicultural Education