Chris was appointed as the Assistant Dean of Student Life and Director of Residence Life & Housing in 2012. His areas of interest include living-learning communities, student engagement, educational leadership, and the impact of institutional culture within the higher education setting. Before joining the residential program at St. Lawrence University he served as the Director of Residence Life at Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vermont. In addition to Residence Life, Chris has experience in the areas of First-Year programs, new student orientation, student conduct, and intercollegiate athletics. He received his bachelor of arts degree from the State University of New York at Geneseo, his master's degree from St. Lawrence University, and his doctorate in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies from the University of Vermont. Chris lives near campus in the village of Canton with his wife, two amazing children, and two dogs and enjoys running and swimming in his free time.