Dr. Christina Carter served as Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance for over five years before moving into her current role as Associate Athletic Director for Academic and Student Services in June 2014. She currently oversees women's soccer, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's track and field.
Carter came to Tulsa in 2009 after spending eight years at the University of Oklahoma where she worked in both the Academics and Compliance Departments as the Director of Compliance for Scholarships & Financial Aid and as the Assistant Director for Academics & Student Life. During her career, Carter has monitored all aspects of NCAA Division I Bylaws, including the Academic Performance Program and Graduation Rates, provided career advisement to student-athletes, researched academic trends of student-athlete performance, and implemented a comprehensive rules education program.
Carter teaches an Academic Strategies course as an adjunct professor at a local community college, is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), the National Association for Athletics Compliance (NAAC), and is certified and a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletes (N4A). Carter conducts peer reviews for the N4A Journal and serves on the NCAA Division I Academic Council.
Carter earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Human Performance from Northeastern State University in 1999. She received her Master's degree in Sports Management from the University of Oklahoma in 2001 and earned a Ph.D. in Adult & Higher Education from Oklahoma in 2012. Carter's dissertation focused on student-athlete motivation. Christina and her husband, Jayson have a daughter, Claire.