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Kali Christianson

Communication Coordinator


Kali Christianson is the communication coordinator for the Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth and the Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise. She has professional experience in strategic communication, public relations, political science, and event management. She has previously served in roles for the federal government, state government, and local nonprofits. She earned her bachelor's degree in strategic communication from North Dakota State University and has worked at NDSU since 2017.

She is an active member of the community. She serves on the board of directors for Wish Fast, an annual fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Dakota. She is also an avid supporter of the North Dakota Girls State program, which she credits with cultivating her interest in public policy and commitment to public service.

Kali is a proud born-and-raised citizen of North Dakota and alumnus of North Dakota State University. She embraces the adage, "Once a Bison, Always a Bison."

  • B.S., Strategic Communication, North Dakota State University




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