Cristen teaches Organizational Leadership and Communication courses at Arizona State University in Lake Havasu City. Prior to becoming faculty, Mann was the Instructional Technologist at ASU Colleges at Lake Havasu. She is the founding advisor of the Digital Media Organization and is currently working with students on starting a new local service club.
Her research focuses on supporting and training faculty who teach in various modalities. Dr. Mann currently serves as a Content Expert for research on professional development of novice teachers as well as research regarding the influence of social media on individuals.
Prior to working at ASU she was a Director at a community college. Cristen earned a BA in Communication from the University of Southern California, an MBA from the University of La Verne and both her Ed.D in Organizational Leadership and M.Ed in Curriculum and Technology from Grand Canyon University. Her passion is connecting academics to the learner and providing the best professional development in both traditional and online environments.