Christen Eaton

Associate Director of Academic Advising
Christen Eaton

Office Location

119 Bailey Hall; Gorham Campus


207-780-4555 / Direct 207-228-8315


Advisees may make appointments with Christen at

Christen Eaton is originally from Brockton, Massachusetts. She began working for the University of Southern Maine (USM) in 2001, and is currently an Academic Advisor for Education. She is also a liaison with the USM School of Education and Human Development and the Maine Department of Education and is responsible for advising education pathway students pursuing K-12 teacher certification.

Christen attended the University of Southern Maine receiving her Bachelor’s in Media Studies with a concentration in Production and Design in 2009 then went on to receive her Master’s in Education in Adult and Higher Education in 2016.                                  

She is certified in supervision and grant writing through USM Continuing and Professional Studies. She has written multiple articles for USM’s Free Press and has been accepted to present at the regional NACADA conference next year.

In her spare time she enjoys hiking, biking, reading, and anything creative. She has a passion for all things vintage and collecting antique books, even some dating back to the early 1800s.