Christine earned a J.D. from Columbia Law School with honors in 2007. Christine was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, the Symposium Chair of the Journal of Gender and Law, Career Chair of the Columbia Law Women's Association, a Courtroom Advocate for Domestic Violence Survivors with Sanctuary for Families, a research assistant for Professor Carol Sanger (re Safe Haven Laws), and a legal researcher for Legal Momentum (National Organization for Women) for same-sex marriage advocacy article.
Christine attended Georgetown University on a scholarship. She earned a Master's degree from Georgetown with honors in 2003. Her Master's thesis was awarded Distinction. While at Georgetown, Christine worked in the College Dean's Office, as a Residence Hall Director, and as a Women's Center Organizer.
Christine went to Gettysburg College on a full scholarship. She graduated summa cum laude in 2000. While at Gettysburg, Christine was a Presidential Scholar, a Student Representative to the College's Board of Trustees, on the Dean's List all 8 semesters, awarded the Graeff English Prize and Butler English Award, a member of Phi Beta Kappa, a Resident Assistant, a member of the Track & Field team, an Astronomy Teacher's Assistant, and a Writing Center Peer Educator. Thanks to Gettysburg College's generous scholarship to Christine, she was able to study at the College and spend two semesters studying abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France and Copenhagen, Denmark.
Christine attended Central Berkshire Regional School District's public schools K-12 right here in Western Massachusetts. She graduated from Wahconah Regional High School in Dalton, MA in 1996. At Wahconah, Christine was a member of the Honor Society, captain of the Track & Field Team, captain of the Alpine Ski Team, 1st Chair Saxophone for Marching, Jazz, and Symphonic Bands, and a delegate to Massachusetts Girls State.