- Communications Coordinator
108A Takeru Higuchi Hall, West Campus
Kirsten is the contact for media, communications staff across KU, and questions regarding this website and its contents. Still in recovery from a single year of teaching high school English in California, she has more than 30 years of experience as an editor and project manager in for-profit publishing, non-profit foundation and university settings. Her academic study focused on poetry, the personal essay, and environmental and Native American literature. Her writing has appeared in various literary journals as well as a collection on the work of William Stafford, edited by the poet Denise Low. Kirsten also keeps a personal literary blog.
B.A. in English Literature, Kansas State University, 1985
B.S. in Secondary Ed./English, Kansas State University, 1986
M.S. in Journalism (news/editorial), University of Kansas, 1993
Study abroad, literature and linguistics, Universität Graz, 1995, Graz, Austria
MFA in English, University of Kansas, 2010