Chris Rapalje

Director of Programs and Services

Chris Rapalje directs programs that implement the global strategies, including their country-focused initiatives.  She joined GSI in 2014 to establish and lead GSI's Global Services function. Global Services is a resource for faculty and staff who encounter questions and issues related to their international work, including conducting research abroad, hosting international scholars, and planning global projects.

Chris came to GSI from Emory's Business Practice Improvement office, where she managed a number of projects including a yearlong collaborative effort that explored how Emory could strengthen its support of international activity. 

Prior to her arrival at Emory in 2013, she spent 7 years in the Equity Research department at Suntrust Robinson Humphrey, where she was most recently vice president. Her professional experience includes project management and consulting work for private- and public-sector clients.