Full Name
Christine Cress
Portland State University
Speaker Bio
Dr. Christine Cress is Professor of Educational Policy and Leadership at Portland State University in Oregon, USA. A former Fulbright Senior Scholar to Middle East Technical University in Turkey, she has conducted over 200 trainings on intercultural communication, social justice, and educational equity across the U.S., Europe, India, and Japan. She is lead author of the internationally best-selling book, “Learning through Serving: A Student Guidebook for Service-Learning Across Academic Disciplines and Cultural Communities.” Currently, she is a U.S. State Department Connected-Classrooms Scholar focused on using technology to bridge cross-cultural learning with American and Moroccan medical students in addressing community healthcare needs.