Christine has many years of advising experience at the Academic Advising Center on our campus. Her work has focused on first year students and the transition to college, but she is looking forward to working with students through graduation. She has expressed a desire to work with these programs in particular, because of her respect for the departments.
Christine is a self-described first generation Latina from the southernmost Texas border. She has a BA and MA in English as well as Ph.D in English from the University of Iowa. She has experience teaching grades 4-12 and a College Transition Workshop. She is currently co-chair of the UI Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Charter Committee. She is also chair of AAC Committee on Anti-Racist Advising and has lots of other experience that make her a great fit for GWSS students.