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Christina Ri

Sr. Instructional Technology Resource Specialist, Media Services

Christina’s experiences in supporting faculty and Student Success are wide ranging. Christina has 13+ years of experience in instructional technology implementation, curriculum design, faculty development, and teaching. During the past decade, Christina has held positions including Dean of Academic Affairs, Academic Director, and Faculty at the Argosy University, College of Art and Design, The Art Institute of California. As the Dean and Academic Director, Christina provided leadership to all areas of academic affairs and faculty development division, including oversight of academic programs, student success initiatives, curriculum design, implementation of new educational technology, and accreditation processes. Additionally, Christina oversaw such functions including instructional design, online course design, and management of educational technology implementation processes.
 
Since 2012, Christina has been teaching Digital Film, Technology and Communication, Senior Thesis, Digital Storytelling, Internet Communities and Communication, and Communication Media and Technology in Education in SCU's Communication Department and and her passion for students inspires her to create an engaging and dynamic classroom environment. Christina’s true dedication for education and passion for students have been recognized by the president of the United States of America with an Outstanding Community Service Award. 
 
Christina earned her Doctorate of Education, with a concentration in Media Studies, from Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, CA; her Master of Science from the Center for Advanced Digital Applications program at New York University, and her Bachelor's degree in Film and Television from the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU.