Christi holds a B.S. in Zoology, a M.S. in Wildlife Biology, and a Ph.D. in Reproductive Physiology from Colorado State University. In addition, she holds a M.A. in International Human Rights from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at Denver University in Denver, Colorado. Christi is currently working on a Ph.D in Holocaust and Genocide studies at Gratz College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She worked for 20 years developing contraceptives for wildlife before changing careers. In addition to being a PhD student at Gratz, she is the Executive Director for the Center for Genocide Research and Education.