Erika Christiansen

Assistant Director

Erika Christiansen (she/her/hers) joined the Division of Student Life in February 2017. She currently serves as the Assistant Director for the Office of Leadership, Service, and Civic Engagement working with a variety of academic leadership courses, advising civic engagement initiatives, and hosting a variety of events. Erika holds her B.F.A and M.A. from the University of Iowa. Previously she worked with the UI Office of Outreach and Engagement, Columbia College, and the University of Missouri where she expanded her understanding of college student’s engagement with community partners. Her adoration for leadership development and institutional outreach is driven by the opportunity to create networks of involved citizens. In her spare time Erika enjoys taking walks with her dog, spending time with her family, volunteering, practicing yoga and creating textile arts.