Erin Fider, MA

Student Services and Academic Programs Coordinator, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)

Erin Fider

Contact Info

fider002@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-624-5166

Fax 612-626-5280

Office Address:
C592 Mayo Memorial Building

Mailing Address:
Center for Spirituality & Healing
University of Minnesota
420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 505
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Student Services and Academic Programs Coordinator, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)


University of Minnesota, MA Liberal Studies, 2012

University of Minnesota, BA Journalism, 1990

Summary

Erin Fider began working as the Student Services and Academic Programs Coordinator for the Center for Spirituality & Healing in Fall 2013. Her responsibilities include managing the daily operations of recruitment, admissions, student progress and advising for the Center’s academic courses and programs. In her prior 15+ years history working for the University, she held positions in the Itasca Biological Station & Laboratories and the Department of Pharmacology. Erin combined coursework in creative writing, cultural studies and integrative healing to complete a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies in 2012. Her hybrid thesis project explored modern applications of shamanic practice through creative essays and academic research.

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Creativity

Imagery and Healing

Modern Applications of Shamanic Practice

Publications

Fider, Erin. "Imaginary Healing? A Personal Exploration into Modern Applications of Shamanic Practice." Master's thesis, University of Minnesota, 2012