Christina Force, Ed.D.
- Professor - M.Ed. Business Education Program Coordinator
Christina Force received her Ed.D. from Wilkes University. Her dissertation examined how middle school principals of small rural schools address cyberbullying. She earned both her B.S. and M.Ed. at Bloomsburg University.
Dr. Force has more than 20 years of experience working in education and business. Before coming to Bloomsburg University, she worked in banking and finance and engaged in a variety of entrepreneurial endeavors, including starting her own mortgage brokerage firm. At Bloomsburg, she teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate business education programs and enjoys serving as a mentor to new entrepreneurs. Her research focuses on teacher preparation, pedagogy, and professional development.
Michael and Bree Gillespie Faculty Fellow
Dr. Force received her bachelor’s degree in management and then worked in the banking sector. In addition, she developed several entrepreneurial endeavors. She later earned her master’s in education-business education from Bloomsburg University and taught at the high school level. She earned her doctorate in educational administration from Wilkes University. Her research interests include teaching pedagogy, cyberbullying and factors affecting career choice and entrepreneurship. She has written seven peer-reviewed journal articles, three educational articles, and one book chapter. She has 17 conference presentations and has reviewed several books. She serves as the adviser of Pi Omega Pi, the business education honor society and is a member of the national executive board. She is the vice president for both the Pennsylvania Business Education Association and Phi Kappa Phi. In addition, she organizes the Husky Dog Pound, a shark tank-like event for Bloomsburg University students and Pennsylvania High School students.