Our Team - Kelsey Mello

Kelsey Mello


Mello is a Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies graduate student and Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Cincinnati. She completed her Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Women’s Studies from California State University, Fresno in May 2020. Their research focuses on rural women’s barriers to accessing reproductive care, abortion law and exceptionalism, and the expansion of telehealth services for abortion care. Mello serves as a research assistant to OPEN’s Abortion Clinic Closures and Care Churn.