Chelsie completed her BA in Psychology, with minors in Biology and Cognitive Science at Rutgers University (New Brunswick). She then worked as the Senior Research Assistant in the Aging & Brain Health Alliance at the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience within Rutgers University–Newark. She completed her Master’s at NYU, where she worked as a Teaching Assistant and studied the effects of depression and epilepsy on memory function with the Epilepsy & Cognition Lab, which operated out of the Manhattan VA and NYU Langone.
Since April 2022, she has served as the Co-Curricular Coordinator for the Freshman Scholars Institute and the Scholars Institute Fellows Program within Princeton's Emma Bloomberg Center for Access and Opportunity. She directs the virtual summer program for incoming students who identify as first-generation and/or low-moderate income. This involves interfacing with campus partners, developing and instructing workshops, and running large scale events (such as orientation). She leads the program evaluation for both FSI and SIFP, including background research and data analysis, to improve the evidence-based academic and co-curricular programming.”