Christina is an educator at heart. Her passion and commitment for supporting students in their academic, developmental, and social-emotional growth. In addition to serving as the University Innovation Alliance Fellow for Purdue Univesity, Christina is the Associate Director of Academic Advising at Purdue, where she has the privilege of supporting advisors and students on the Purdue campus. Christina’s background is in biology and biology education at Purdue. She holds a master’s degree in higher education and student affairs from Indiana University. Most recently, Christina served as a senior academic advisor and instructor for Purdue's Alfred DeVito Scholar Program.