Christine A. Wolf is the Sr. Academic Programs Coordinator in the Center for International Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), where she works with undergraduate students pursuing internationally focused programs. She is a returned Peace Corps volunteer and earned her MS in Political Science as a Peace Corps Fellow from Illinois State University. She is also a proud UWM alum and employee, serving the university on a variety of committees and through volunteer service.
As a current PhD student in the Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service in Higher Education doctorate program at Cardinal Stritch University, Christine is writing her dissertation on mindfulness within the higher education setting, also bringing personal contemplative practices to this work, having trained with Growing Minds as a mindfulness facilitator, as well as, being a certified yoga teacher. Along with other colleagues, she is helping to bring mindfulness trainings to UWM in an effort to change the landscape of the university workplace, particularly for academic staff, teaching others how mindfulness at work may reduce stress and increase resiliency and coping in a time of diminished support and resources in higher education.