Chris is an Instructor at the University of Northern Iowa.  She teaches for the Marketing department in the College of Business and leads faculty-led study abroad programs. 

She is also responsible for the UNIBusiness Global Opportunities.

Chris is advisor for the

International Club of Business Students




Other interests include community projects in her home town of Parkersburg, Iowa.  In 1991, she founded the Depot Park that has been improved each year with projects such as playground equipment, restrooms, and a shelter house.  The Oak Hill Cemetery Directory project she spearheaded won first place in the Iowa Community Betterment program in 2000.  Currently, she is working on preserving the military service profiles of former or current Parkersburg area residents.   Chris actively worked around the world in development programs for women and youth. She has taught in various venues in Uzbekistan, Sudan, Poland, Kenya, Ghana, Nicaragua, China, and Colombia.  She is a member of NASBITE International, Institute for Supply Management, and the International Traders of Iowa.