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Fort Hays State University
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Rarick Hall 235
Phone: 785-628-4303
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Dr. Christie Brungardt, Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies

Dr. Christie Brungardt

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Office: Rarick Hall 235 G
Office Phone: (785) 628-4473
Degrees: Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, Kansas State University, 2009
MLS in Organizational Leadership, Fort Hays State University, 2001
B.S. in Business Administration, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, 1984

Courses Taught:
LDRS 120: Issues/Leadership: Youth Leadership Camp
LDRS 300: Introduction to Leadership Concepts
LDRS 310: Field Work in Leadership Studies
LDRS 420: Women and Leadership
LDRS 490: Topics in Leadership Studies: Leadership Training
LDRS 490: Topics in Leadership Studies: Teaching Leadership
LDRS 670: Leadership and Personal Development
IDS 880: Seminar/Liberal Studies: Teaching Leadership

Ms. Brungardt is actively involved in many community projects throughout Ellis County. She serves as the director of the Kansas Women's Leadership Conference and the associated statewide community service project. She serves as a Fellow for the FHSU Center for Civic Leadership and directs the Women's Leadership Project.

In 2009, Christie and her husband Dr. Curt Brungardt created the non-profit organization, Jana's Campaign, to honor their daughter who lost her life the year before. This prevention and education program is aimed specifically at reduced at gender-based violence.

Christie publishes and presents in the fields of civic engagement, leadership development and gender issues in leadership. In the spring of 2004 she received the University's Outstanding Service Award. She has twice been a finalist for the Pilot Award, the University's outstanding teaching award. And in 2008 she received the University's Edmund Shearer Adviser of the Year Award. In 2011 Christie and Curt were selected by the Kansas Attorney General to receive the Kansas Crime Victim's State Champion Award. In 2013 Christie and Curt were recognized as the Kansas State University College of Education's annual Alumni Fellows. In 2014 Christie was selected as one of Ingram's Publishing "50 Kansans You Should Know" recognition.

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