Christian Laffoon

Christian LaffoonTitle: Physician Assistant Studies Administrative Support

Education: M.A. Higher Education Administration
University of Missouri-Kansas City

B.A. Communication Emphasis in Journalism
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Experience: Student Services, Administrative Support, Classroom Education K-12, Print Media

Biographical Summary: Born in Eastern Kentucky, Christian moved to Kansas City to pursue his education at the University of Missouri where he received both his BA and MA.  While as an undergraduate, he worked at a community newspaper as a columnist where he had an average of 15,000 readers weekly.  He also worked for the university in the Office of Student Life helping to plan and organize campus events supporting more than 300 clubs and student organizations.  While pursuing a Master’s Degree, he worked in the Kansas City public school system.  Combining his passion for education and experience within academia, he went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Higher Educational Administration.  

Shortly after garnering that degree, he moved to Philadelphia where he worked as Lead Admin for a staffing agency and briefly as a classroom teacher within the Philadelphia Public School System.  

Christian is dedicated to being a voice for marginalized groups and is actively involved in the community with his husband who works in finance for a global corporation.  He has two dogs and dedicates any free time to ensure that they are both happy and content. He also likes to color and will bedazzle anything not nailed to the floor.

Contact Information:
laffoonc@PhilaU.edu
215-951-0837


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