Krista Hiser, Ph.D.
Senior Lead and Advisor for Sustainability Education

Krista is the Senior Lead and Advisor for advancing Sustainability Education and the Key Competencies Framework. In her role she works with partners at Arizona State University, and GCSE’s Sustainability Education Community of Practice, as well as stakeholders across higher education. She has been Senior Fellow for Community Colleges at GCSE since 2018. Formerly the director of the University of Hawaiʻi System Center for Sustainability Across the Curriculum, she is on professional leave from Kapiʻolani Community College, where she is a Professor of Composition & Rhetoric with an emphasis on sustainability curriculum, climate change education, and community resilience. She received her doctoral degree in Educational Administration from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, and holds a master’s degree in English Composition from San Francisco State University and a bachelor’s in English from the University of Iowa.