Christine Gentry

Teacher. Writer. Storyteller.

Christine Gentry joins BBQ on the list of good things to come out of Texas. She holds a Ph.D. in English Education from Columbia University and is currently a professor in the NYU Teacher Residency, where she serves as residency director for the NYC DOE and leads the data, assessment, and continuous improvement efforts of the program. In what little spare time she has, Christine likes to write short stories, perform in oral storytelling shows, and produce/host shows and workshops for The Story Collider. Her writing has been published in English Journal, The English Record, and Printer's Devil Review magazines, and her oral stories have been featured on the TEDx stage, The Moth Radio Hour, and This American Life. She is also a Moth Mainstage performer and three-time Moth GrandSLAM champion.