Kristin Hansen

Executive Director

As the Executive Director of Civic Health Project, Kristin is dedicated to accelerating the efforts of academics and practitioners who seek to reduce polarization and improve civil discourse in our citizenry, politics, and media.
In addition to her role at Civic Health, Kristin serves as interim executive director of AllSides for Schools and Mismatch, and sits on the advisory boards of AllSides and the National Conversation Project. She also serves as a lecturer in strategic communications at Stanford's Graduate School of Business.
Prior to her current work in civil discourse, Kristin held senior executive roles at Intel, IBM, and multiple start-up software companies. She holds a BA in Political Science and an MA in International Policy Studies from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.