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Department of French and Italian
  Department Assistant

(847) 491-5491
Kresge 2-375
1880 S Campus Drive
c-rathjen@northwestern.edu

Christopher Rathjen

Christopher Rathjen is a native Iowan who moved to Chicago after graduating from Grinnell College with a B.A. in History in 2002.  For the last four years he has worked at Northwestern in various administrative roles while pursuing his other career in Chicago’s comedy and theatre scene.  He can currently be seen performing regularly at iO Chicago(formerly Improv Olympic, until a Cease & Desist from the International Olympic Committee necessitated a change) and winning various short film festivals around the city.  His hobbies include running(half-marathon), eating crackers(Ritz), and barking up the wrong tree(metaphorical).