Christina Rose is the director of the Chesick Scholars Program for FLI (first-generation/low-income) students. In her role, she helps students connect with faculty mentors, offers academic and social programming throughout the academic year, and welcomes new FLI students to campus through the First-In programs and Horizons pre-Customs program over the summer. Prior to working at Haverford, she served as an advising dean and created programs for first-gen/low-income students at Bryn Mawr College.
Christina is a Philadelphia native and graduated from Swarthmore College with a BA in English Literature and received PA teaching certification. She later earned an MEd in English Education from University of Florida and an EdD in Reading/Writing/Literacy from University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education. She taught high school for 7 years before moving to higher education.
When not at work, she is teaching fitness classes or hanging out with her teenage kids, Phoebe and Isaac, and their two dogs, Poppyseed and Peppercorn.