Serving a dual role of faculty and staff, Jennifer believes in self-improvement and challenging the status quo within. She does so by passionate engaging in and advocating for holistic wellness, intercultural communication, and the attitude of gratitude. At the heart of her many roles, Jennifer is a learner and educator, always reaching for new heights in her self-development to equip her better to help others reach their potential. Jennifer has co-authored many articles and three academic books based on her passion areas of teaching philosophy in meaning making, applied ethics, and the value of faculty-staff collaboration. At Champlain, Jennifer teaches Mandarin Chinese.