Christina Bowles, Advisor


  • Master of Science in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Missouri State University (2010)
  • Master of Arts in Religious Studies from Missouri State University (2005)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Missouri State University (2003)
  • Certified Master Advisor
  • NACADA Outstanding New Advisor Award recipient (2013)
  • Member, NACADA, (Global Community for Academic Advising), and NACADA Region 7 Chair, 2017-2019
  • Missouri Academic Advising Association (MACADA), Secretary (2011-12), Treasurer (2012-13), President-Elect (2013-14), President (2014-15), Past-President/Historian (2015-16)
  • Staff Senate, Director of Staff Relations (2013-14), Chair-Elect (2014-15), Chair (2015-16)
  • GEP 101: First Year Foundations Instructor
  • Student Orientation, Advisement and Registration (SOAR) advisor
  • University Staff Ambassadors Alumna (Class of 2014)


  • Loves spending time with her husband, Philip, and daughter, Leona.
  • Personal interests include sewing, reading, movies (especially Star Wars), and music (especially The Smiths).
  • Professional interests include spiritual development in college students, and working with special populations.