Kristín Black is an Undergraduate Advising Director in the office of Academic Advising. Her advising conversations with students include academic planning, exploring interests, identifying goals, choosing majors, assessing academic progress, connecting with faculty, enhancing study habits and other academic skills, finding opportunities for research and service, applying for grants and fellowships, navigating university requirements and policies, and other aspects of students' academic endeavors.

Kristín has been an Undergraduate Advising Director since 2010. Before that she was the Education Director for the National Science Foundation Research Center on Polymer Interfaces and Macromolecular Assemblies, a lecturer in the Stanford Biology department, and a postdoctoral scholar in Stanford’s Biology department.

Current Role at Stanford

Undergradaute Advising Director

Education & Certifications

  • PhD, University of Chicago, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
  • MA, University of California, Berkeley, Zoology
  • BA, University of California, Berkeley, Biochemistry