Kata Bahnsen-Reinhardt (she/her/hers) joined the Lundquist College of Business in October 2021. Prior to that, she worked for 12 years with the Conflict and Dispute Resolution Master's (CRES) Program in the UO School of Law starting as a program assistant and progressing into the program manager role.
In addition to her current role at the Lundquist College, Bahnsen-Reinhardt works with Eugene-based graduate students in the Oregon MBA, MS in Finance, and Master of Accounting programs. In addition to her administrative responsibilities, she serves as the academic advisor for students in the Oregon MBA and MS in Finance programs and club advisor for the MBA Student Association (MBASA). Bahnsen-Reinhardt enjoys developing relationships with graduate students and partnering with them to craft meaningful and intentional experiences during their graduate school journey.
Bahnsen-Reinhardt earned her Bachelor of Science in sociology with a concentration in crime and delinquency from the University of Oregon in 2009 and is a graduate of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama (I mua!). In her free time, she enjoys playing rugby (since 2004), weightlifting, LEGO, exploring Oregon's extraordinary outdoor playground, traveling the world, spending quality time with friends, family and adorable dog, and getting home to Hawai'i as often as she can.