Christina Edmondson is an educator, strategist and speaker who has served in a variety of roles. Most recently she served as dean for intercultural student development at Calvin University. She also partners with several universities to develop ethical and impactful leaders. As a certified cultural intelligence facilitator, public speaker and mental health therapist, Edmondson often consults churches on leadership development, anti-racism and mental health issues. She is one of the co-hosts of the Truth’s Table podcast. Edmondson holds a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Tennessee State University, a M.S. in family therapy from the University of Rochester, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Hampton University.
As children return to classes this week at Covenant School, NAE President Walter Kim talks with Dr. Christina Edmondson on how we can be praying for and entering into longstanding solidarity with the Nashville community and every community impacted by gun violence.
Dr. Christina Edmondson has an array of life experiences, academic training and ministerial sensibilities that give her unique insight into trauma and grief. In this video, she also recounts her conversation with Dr. Katherine Koonce, one of the victims of the Nashville shooting, just one day prior to the shooting.