Kristen Christman, Ph.D.

Kristen Christman, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer
101 Curry Building

Specializations: Introduction to Communication Studies, Communication and Community, Positive Communication and Lifespan Communication


  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • B.A.,  Meredith College

Publications and Reviews

  • Critical Theory & Transformational Pedagogy in Action, Paper and Presentation, Feminist Pragmatism in Place Colloquium (abstract accepted June, 2012)
  • Student Academic Services (2007). Momentum: Your Transition to UNCG. 6th Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt
  • Reviewer- Duncan, D. & Kopperud, J. (2008). Service-Learning Companion. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company

Select University Committees and Affiliations

  • Chair, Chancellor’s Advisory Board for UNCG Partnership School, Spring 2018-current
  • Chancellor’s Advisory Committee for Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Excellence, fall 2014-fall 2015
  • Provost’s University Values Committee- fall 2014-fall 2015
  • UNCG Institute for Community and Economic Engagement (ICEE) Committee- Spring 2014
  • UNCG Provost search committee, fall 2013-May 2014
  • UNCG Advising Task Force, fall 2013-current
  • UNCG Enrollment Management Committee, fall 2012-current
  • Co-chair UNCG strategic goal committee 3.6 (Integration of Curricular and Co-Curricular), spring 2012-spring 2013
  • Created and co-chair UNCG’s First Year Task Force, fall 2011-fall 2013
  • Created and lead UNCG Guarantee Planning Committee, fall 2009-fall 2011
  • University Advising Council, spring 2008-spring 2012
  • Student Conduct Hearing Panelist, fall 2007 – fall 2012
  • Created and co-chaired Retention SWOT Team, spring 2009-fall 2011
  • Strategic goal 1.3 committee (Increase in Overall Retention Rates), fall 2009
  • Strategic goal 1.5 committee(Improving UNCG’s Undergraduate Student Profile), fall 2010
  • Sexual assault response team (SART) member fall 2006- fall 2009
  • Co-chaired the North Carolina NACADA state drive-in conference, fall 2006

Awards and Honors

  • The Gladys Strawn Bullard Leadership Award Nominee (2011)
  • American Council on Education Women in Higher Education Leadership Award Nominee (2013)
  • Inaugural UNCG Leadership Institute (2012)
  • Bridges Academic Leadership Academy Nominee (2014)