Christine is an international educator, sojourner, and part-time winery tasting room associate. She holds a MA in Comparative and International Development Education from the University of Minnesota. A self-declared study abroad "junkie," Christine has studied abroad five times since high school and traveled to over 20 countries. Her next venture abroad is to New Zealand where she will pursue her oenology and viticulture interests. She has published a scholarly article in The Association for Higher Education Parent/Family Program Professionals and most recently had a brief accepted to the Journal for Nursing Education. She looks forward to further endeavors into travel writing and blogging.