The California State University in San Francisco has appointed Christina Sabee as its first Employee Ombudsperson and Dean of Equity Initiatives. In this position, Sabee will "consult on all matters of concern or conflict among employees at SF State, regardless of rank, affiliation or union membership." She has also been a member of the faculty since 2007 and is on leave from her position as Professor in the Communication Studies Department to take on the new work.
Sabee graduated from Macalester College and earned a masters at Kansas State and PhD at Northwestern. she has worked in academia since 1998, including teaching at Northwestern and San Jose State. She is the author of Mediation: Transforming Conflict through Communication and many journal articles on health communication and conflict. (SFSU Ombuds; LinkedIn.)
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