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Keiko KrahnkeName:
Keiko Krahnke
Title:
Associate Professor of Management and Business Communications
College:
Monfort College of Business
Program:
Management and marketing
Years Teaching:
More than 30 (13 at UNC)
Degrees:
B.A. in English from Doshisha Women’s College,
M.A. in English from Colorado State University
Ph.D. in Human Resource Development from Colorado State University.
Areas of expertise/Research interests:
Include spirituality and business, systems thinking, Appreciative Inquiry (discovering what gives life to a living system), and corporate citizenship.  Currently interested in learning about human consciousness and teaching empathy and compassion.
You might not know that I …
make up songs and sing to my dogs.
When I let my hair down, I can be found …
playing with my dogs.
My welcome-to-teaching moment that I’ll never forget was …
When I received a card from one of my former students saying, “You have opened my eyes to the world around me and changed my life.  I will forever be grateful.”
I chose UNC because …
I really saw something different from other universities, something that UNC has, a character that I really value.
Confucius would say my teaching philosophy is …
let the inner wisdom of students come out.
If I’m not teaching a class, or in my office, you can find me on campus …
walking outside.
I cannot live without …
my animal friends.
If I hadn’t become a teacher, I would be a …
veterinarian.
Yearbook quote (advice you like to give to students or best advice you’ve received):
“Be the change that you would like to see in the world” and “Leave everything you touch a little bit better than you found it.”
Links
University spotlight
Faculty Web page
Professional activity

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