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Chris Linder

  • Associate Professor, Department of Counseling and Human Development Services (Counseling and Student Personnel Services, College Student Affairs Administration)

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Contact Information

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Office Location

402 Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

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Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • Sexual Violence on College Campuses
  • Inclusive Pedagogical Practices
  • Theory to Practice in Student Affairs

Research Interests

  • Intersectional Approaches to Sexual Violence
  • Student Activism
  • Equitable & Inclusive Campus Environments

Research Summary

Dr. Linder's research interests include creating and maintaining equitable campus environments, with a explicit focus on race and gender. Specifically, Dr. Linder researchers intersectional and power-conscious approaches to addressing sexual violence on campus and student activism.


Dr. Chris Linder received a PhD in Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership from the University of Northern Colorado. She earned a Master's in Educational Administration with an emphasis in Student Affairs and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska. Prior to becoming a faculty member, Chris worked as a student affairs professional for 10 years, both in Greek Life and Women's Centers.


Degree Concentration Institution Year
PhD Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership University of Northern Colorado 2011

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2014 Emerging Scholar American College Personnel Association