Faculty Feature: Kristen Chamberlain

chamberlainWhat’s it like to transition from a large college in a small city to a small college in a large city?

According to Kristen Chamberlain, the newest addition to the Speech Communication Department, it’s great.

“I really love it here,” she says. “I love that it’s small. Every single person I’ve met says, ‘Welcome to Augsburg.’ It’s nice to come to a place where not only are you given the things you need to succeed, but you are also appreciated for what you are doing.”

After graduating from a high school class of 45 in Velva, North Dakota, Chamberlain headed to North Dakota State University in Fargo, where she enrolled in a “Direct to Doctorate” program that allowed her to begin her PhD program two days after getting her bachelor’s degree. Her focus was mass communication and speech theory and journalism. Continue reading “Faculty Feature: Kristen Chamberlain”