Kristen Larue

Ross-Blakley Hall 170G
PO Box 871401
TEMPE
Director of Communications, Communications Specialist
University Staff
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0302

Biography

Director of Communications, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

With twenty-years' experience in professional communications, Kristen LaRue-Sandler manages public relations and outreach for the ASU Department of English. Her current English department responsibilities include: strategic internal and external Department communications; publicity and logistics support for Department events; and development and alumni relations. LaRue-Sandler designs promotional posters, brochures, and other publicity material; writes, edits, and publishes press releases and feature stories; and produces newsletters, videos, and web content.

For her work, she has received a CINE Golden Eagle Award (2012, as co-producer), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Exemplar Employee Award (2011), National Council of Teachers of English Affiliate Newsletter Award (2006), and Friend of the Arizona English Teachers' Association Award (2006), among other honors.

Also a former dance and singing instructor, LaRue-Sandler uses her arts training to inform and complement her current academic pursuits, which include research on media, spirituality, and history.

Fax

480/965-3451

Education

M.A., Music History and Literature, Arizona State University
B.M.E., Music Education, Studio Teaching (Voice), Montana State University