Professor of PHilosophy & Religious Studies
earned her Ph.D. in Humanities with an emphasis in Philosophy from Faulkner University. She has a certificate in Theology and Ministry from Princeton Theological Seminary and has completed all coursework for a Ph.D. in Religious Studies at Arizona State University. She has an M.A. in Philosophy and B.A.’s in Philosophy and English Literature, all from Arizona State University. Kelly was a college Philosophy and Religious Studies professor at a secular college in Phoenix, AZ, from 2003 until 2023. She taught Introduction to Philosophy, Logic, Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, World Religions, and Introduction to Christianity. In addition, Kelly is President of the Logos Foundation and the founding faculty member of Logos College of Liberal Arts, a private online liberal arts college.
Kelly loves books and is the founder and CEO of Public Philosophy Press; a niche publishing company focused on bringing philosophy outside the academy’s walls. In addition, Kelly is the general editor of the Journal of Public Philosophy and has started a YouTube channel to encourage philosophy more broadly to promote public philosophy.
Kelly is the author of Retrieving Knowledge: A Socratic Response to Skepticism (2018) and Reason and Proper Function: A Reply to Alvin Plantinga (2019). In addition, she enjoys reading Plato and arguing with Nietzsche. Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband and cattle dog in the Arizona desert. You may find more about Kelly’s work on her website.