PresenterPhotoChristopher C. Graham currently serves as the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida and is the President of the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors.

He earned his undergraduate degree from Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, NC. He went on to The University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he earned a master’s degree from the 3rd ranked counseling program in the country in college counseling/student development in higher education. He is currently completing his PhD in Higher Education Administration at Florida State University. 

Chris has experience in admissions, career services, and fraternity and sorority life. As a practitioner, he is passionate about student learning and development, and employ mentoring strategies and counseling skills to affect educational outcomes for underrepresented students. His scholarly interests are in the areas of the role and impact of Fraternity and Sorority Life on student development, Black men in higher education, and issues related to minority students’ access, persistence, and college student success. 

Chris is very active and engaged within the higher education profession. He currently serves as President of the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors. He also serves on the Certification Advisory Taskforce for Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA). His experiences at Florida State and beyond have made him highly sought after thought leader on campus crisis response, diversity, and inclusion, change management, capacity building and student engagement. 

Chris is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. His favorite quote is; the ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy.