Dr. Chris Rice, director

Chris joined the MCC UN Office in New York City in 2019. The prior five years Chris and his wife Donna served as MCC co-representatives for Northeast Asia, including working on both sides of the divide between South Korea and North Korea. Previously Chris served 10 years as co-founding director of the Duke Divinity School Center for Reconciliation. Chris has written three award-winning books: Reconciling All Things (co-authored with Emmanuel Katongole), the memoir Grace Matters, and More Than Equals: Racial Healing for the Sake of the Gospel (co-authored with Spencer Perkins). His writing has appeared in the Christian Century, Christianity Today, and Sojourners. Chris has Doctor of Ministry and Master of Divinity degrees from Duke Divinity School.

See Chris’ Reconcilers blog



Kristine Schroeder, administrative assistant

Kristine began working with the MCC United Nations office as a part-time administrative assistant in July of 2020. This is in addition to her role with MCC Canada as travel administrative assistant, providing support for service workers and national staff within MCC's International Program. Kristine first started at MCC Canada in late 2018 after returning home from Thailand, where she served with an international anti-human trafficking organization from 2016-2018. Prior to that, she worked in medical administration for over 10 years. Kristine lives in Winnipeg, Canada, and works with the MCC UN office team remotely.