First Name

Kaysi Holman

University or Institution

City University of New York

Title or Short Bio

Director of Programs and Administration, CUNY Humanities Alliance

Long bio

Kaysi Holman is the Director of Programs and Administration for the CUNY Humanities Alliance. She brings over 15 years of experience working with nonprofits and educational organizations dedicated to equity and social justice, both within higher education and achieved through access to higher education. Holman served as a political advocate and community organizer for education and welfare reform in California and at the Alameda County Bar Association in Oakland, CA, before moving to Duke University where she directed programming and administration for HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory) and the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge in the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute. She holds a law degree from Arizona State University and a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University.