Krista Hoffmann-Longtin is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies in the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, and an Assistant Dean in the Indiana University School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development. Her work focuses on communication education, faculty development, and organizational/professional identity. In 2016, Krista was highlighted by the Indianapolis Business Journal as one of their Forty Under 40 young professionals to watch. Prior to earning her graduate degrees, Krista worked for The Weather Channel and Indiana Public Radio. She’s not a native Hoosier, but she did the tour of Indiana schools earning a BA from Ball State University, an MA in from Purdue University, and a PhD from Indiana University. Her work has been published in Academic Medicine, To Improve the Academy, and the Journal of Faculty Development.
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