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Kristina Alexander

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Kristina Alexander completed her BS degree in Sport and Leisure Management at East Tennessee State University. She then went on to complete a MS in Kinesiology with a specialization in Sport Psychology and Motor Behavior at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. After completing her graduate degree, she accepted an internship at the University of Memphis as an assistant academic advisor in Athletic academics. She currently works as an academic advisor at Georgia Southern University, specializing in advisement of majors within health professions. Her philosophy of advisement is appreciative in its scope, and serves to guide her students by providing a framework in which the student and advisor work from a strength based approach. Kristina is an active member of NACADA, presenting at both the regional and annual conferences. She is fast becoming a student of Bowen Theory, which deals more with student behavior and serves to complement an appreciative approach to helping students, understand and cope with triggers in the system that can derail their performance.