Kris Arden


Chavez Student Center

Learning Specialist Coordinator

Oversees and provides comprehensive academic support such as time management, effective study skills, developmental writing, strategic reading, and assessment preparation for student athletes.


Kris received her M.A. in Education (2015) through UC Berkeley’s Cultural Studies of Sport in Education program. During her time in the program she served as an Academic Coach for the football team and as the adviser of the Student Athlete Gay Straight Alliance. Prior to her time at UC Berkeley Kris received her B.A. in Anthropology (2011) from Wellesley College and coached at an elementary school in San Jose, CA through the non-profit Playworks.