Chris Krull is a Lecturer in the Department of Technology, Leadership and Communication and serves as the Interim Assistant Dean for Student and Career Services in the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI. Chris recently completed the Association of College and University Educators’ (ACUE) Certificate in Effective College Instruction. She is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management and earned the SHRM-CP and PHR industry certifications. She coordinates, develops, and teaches courses offered through the Human Resource Management Certificate in Organizational Leadership.

Chris is an advocate for peer-led team learning (PLTL) as a method to increase retention among engineering students. She works with PLTL student leaders in a series of leadership seminar courses offered through Organizational Leadership to develop mentoring, leadership, and facilitation skills in student leaders. Chris has worked on two grants focusing on implementing PLTL in engineering. She is a COPI on a ONR grant titled Navy Engineering Innovation and Leadership (NEIL) training program for diverse STEM peer leaders. ONR White Paper Tracking Number 20-00000056.

The majority of Chris’ career has been spent as an HR Consultant focusing on talent acquisition and employee relations. Whether she is in an industry or academic setting, she has a passion for coaching and cheering people in the direction of their goals.


  • BA/BS Marketing, St. Joseph's College, 05/1992
  • MA/MS Adult Education, Indiana University, 05/1998


  • Human resource management
  • Group development and dynamics
  • HR Consulting.


  • Technology
  • Teaching
  • Curriculum development
  • having fun with family and friends.