Dr. Krishna Han

Associate Director
Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs

Krishna Han's (he/him/his) professional student affairs journey in the US took him from Oberlin College to Bowling Green State University (BGSU) prior to joining the University of Michigan. Originally, from Cambodia, Krishna graduated from the Royal University of Phnom Penh with a dual degree in Biology and Education. After completing a master's degree in community forestry at Shinshu University, Japan he pursued and earned a PhD in regional environmental resources management at Hokkaido University, Japan. Krishna studied the impacts of the economic development policy introduced by the World Bank to Cambodia in 1993 on the livelihood of Indigenous people in the northeastern part of Cambodia and the traditional farming system. He worked with various international organizations such as World Vision International and the United Nations Environmental Program before moving to the US. While in the US, he pursued and earned another graduate degree in 2013 in College Student Personnel at BGSU, where he served as assistant director in the Office of Multicultural Affairs from 2012-2018. Krishna is passionate about and an advocate for global and multicultural education, cross-cultural understanding, and social and environmental justice. He has a wide range of hobbies and is an avid world traveler. He's so far been to 75 countries. Besides his native Khmer, he speaks fluently English, Japanese, Thai, and some French.

Street Address: 
530 S. State Street, Suite 3000
Ann Arbor, MI