Kristen provides administrative support to the Robotics Engineering Department. These responsibilities include supporting the graduate program, purchasing supplies for faculty and students, and overseeing the TA/RA hiring and payroll. She has a M.S. from Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) in Environmental Management and a B.S. from the University of Rhode Island in Marine and Coastal Management Policy. Kristen enjoys spending time with her family, exploring the outdoors, and traveling.