Kyla Kemble

Kyla Kemble (she/her) is a PhD student in the 2021 cohort of the School Psychology program, under the advisement of Dr. Frank C. Worrell. A New Jersey native, she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology Honors at Seton Hall University in 2021.

Kyla’s current research focuses on establishing and maintaining culturally responsive practices in classrooms, consultation and collaboration with teachers, and implicit biases in education. Kyla works as a Graduate Student Researcher in Dr. Michelle Wilkerson's CoRE Lab on the Writing Data Stories Project. She has a passion for mentoring and is a part of several programs as a mentor including Getting into Graduate School (GiGs), Black Graduate Engineering and Science Students (BGESS) Mentor-Mentee Program, and GradPro's Peer Support Providers (PSP). Additionally, Kyla is involved in the Black School Psychology Network as a member of their Planning Committee.

In her free time, Kyla is often connecting with the Black community in the Bay Area, spending time with her two cats, and teaching indoor cycling classes.

Specializations and Interests

Culturally Responsive Pedagogy; Consultation and Collaboration; Race and Education


BS, Psychology Honors, Seton Hall University