Director of Legislative Affairs

Kaylynne Glover

Director of Legislative Affairs

Institution and Level of Study: Kaylynne Glover is a PhD Candidate in Biology at the University of Kentucky.

Area of Study: Her research broadly encompasses the biology of what makes us human; more specifically, her work addresses the effect of fertility on behavior and the factors that influence sexually coercive behavior. With a background in science education, she seeks to improve the public’s relationship to science by helping to mold policy, devising effective educational procedures, and working directly with the public to increase scientific literacy.

Goals: In her work for NAGPS, she advocates for legislation that can improve the quality of life for graduate students, namely those which increase access to resources and create a supportive and productive environment, and is working on a brief on graduate student life to this end.

Passion: Kaylynne has experience as an instructor and advisor and has served on university panels and committees, including recently chairing a subcommittee on graduate student experience. She has undergone training in science policy, the federal budget, and public engagement. She currently serves as the External Affairs Officer and is the Emeritus President of the University of Kentucky’s Graduate Student Congress.

Favorite Flavor of Ice Cream: She loves hiking, biking, yoga, and fantasy novels, and is partial to chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream.