Christina B. Gunther

Christina B. Gunther

Director,Global Programs & Assessment

Professional Interests
  • Global Development
  • Global Education
  • Service Learning

Degrees and Certifications

    • M.A., Global Development & Peace,  The University of Bridgeport, College of Public and International Affairs 
    • B.A., Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award, The University of Bridgeport, College of Public and International Affairs
    • Graduate with Distinction Award, The University of Bridgeport, College of Public and International Affairs
    • Sigma Iota Rho National Honor Society Research Travel Award
    • Member: Sigma Iota Rho National Honor Society for International Studies
    • Member: Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society
    • Member: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
    • Dean's Service Award, Sacred Heart University, College of Health Professions
    • Academic Merit Scholarship, New York University

Publications and Presentations

    Presentations

    "The Cost of Gender Based Violence: An Economic Development View of Gender Based Violence in Lebanon.", Gunther, C. Paper presentation at the New York Polictical Science Association 68th Annual Conference, April 2014

    “Peacebuilding in Lebanon Using a 'Serious' Game Intervention”, Gunther, C. Poster presented at the United Nations Peace through Education Conference, January 2014.

    "Non-Conscious Goal Activation as Applied to Women’s Human Rights & Security in Lebanon", Gunther, C. Paper presentation at the International Studies Association-Northeast 45th Annual Conference, November 2013.

    "The Sustainability of Health Care Missions to the Global South: A Case Study in Guatemala", Gunther, C. Poster presented at the University of Bridgeport Faculty Research Day, February, 2013.

    "Peacebuilding in Bahrain through a Grassroots Women’s Movement", Gunther, C.  Poster presented at the University of Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, March 2012.

    "Tools of Engagement: The Implementation of Technological Teaching Tools in the Classroom – Take Two", Gunther, C. Breakout Session. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, University of Basque Country, Vizcaya, Spain, March 2011.

    "Student Engagement is Just a Click Away", Cole, M. and Gunther, C. Poster presented at the Annual CT League of Nursing Conference, June 2010

    "Tools of Engagement: The Implementation of Technological Teaching Tools in the Classroom", Gunther, C. Poster presented at the Mosby's Faculty Development Institute, San Diego, CA, January 2010.

    "Tools of Engagement: The Implementation of Technological Teaching Tools in theClassroom", Gunther, C. Poster presented at the annual PKAL conference, Yale University – Orange, CT Campus, October 2009 

    "Self-Esteem Moderates the Impact of Received Support on Distress: A Daily Diary Study", Gunther, C, Bolger, N, and Shrout, P. Poster presented at the annual Society for Social-Personality Psychology conference in Los Angeles, CA, January 2003

Contact Information

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    College of Health Professions
    Cambridge 2-HS-10
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