Faculty

Christine Edwards

Background

Christine Edward's research interests in are the area of resilience built while attending college, impact of facility conditions on student development/cognitive growth, political environment of a college, strategic planning in the college environment, and diversity and inclusion on college campuses.

Edwards is associate director of facilities and operations for the Office of Residential Community Life at SUNY Oneonta. She has presented at ASJA (now known as ASCA – judicial/student conduct) national conference in the area of social norms training for entry level professional residence life staff. At the annual ACUHO-I conference she completed professional presentations on emergency response and preparedness.

She conducted a quantitative research thesis focused on the experiences of female science and engineering students enrolled in a science living/learning community for her master's program. Edwards also completed an internship with the Association of College and University Housing Officers International) at Brooklyn Health Science Center working with both housing operations and student life, as well as completing an active externship at Des Moines Area Community College in the area of student activities. While at Iowa State University, she worked in assistantships in both judicial affairs/conduct as well as front desk operations of residence halls.

Research Interests

  • resilience built while attending college
  • impact of facility conditions on student development/cognitive growth
  • political environment of a college
  • strategic planning in the college environment and diversity and inclusion on college campuses.