Cristina uses the pronouns she/her/hers/ella, and is excited to be a part of the Emerson College Residence Director team. Cristina grew up in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and now also calls Orlando, Florida and Boston, Massachusetts home. Cristina attended the University of Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature, and minors in Latin American studies and anthropology. Cristina then went on to the University of Central Florida where she earned a Master of Arts degree in higher education and policy studies with a focus in student affairs. Cristina is passionate about inclusivity, supporting students through their developmental journeys, identity acknowledgement and development, and community building. When not at work Cristina can be found spending time with her dog, Fenway.