New Employee Spotlight: Dr. Kira Braham
Dr. Kira Braham joins the Louisiana School community as an Instructor of English in the Humanities department after completing her Ph.D. in English at Vanderbilt University.
"I'm excited to join LSMSA because of the rigorous academic curriculum and brilliant, creative students," she said. "I've found it a very welcoming community and I look forward to getting to know everyone!"
Braham originally hails from West Virginia but spent most of her life in Cleveland, OH. She specializes in British literature, particularly Victorian literature, and her favorite author is Charles Dickens. Her other scholarly and teaching interests include working-class literatures, labor history, gender studies, and science fiction.
In her free time, Dr. Braham likes to cook, run, hike, and watch British detective shows, and she is currently learning to play tennis.
Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) is the preeminent state-supported residential high school with competitive admissions for Louisiana's high-achieving, highly-motivated sophomores, juniors, and seniors. As a public school, there is no tuition to attend, and assistance from the LSMSA Foundation ensures the program is available to all qualifying students regardless of family financial need.