KIRA S JONES portrait
  • Academic Advisor, College Of Fine Arts
  • Academic Advising Coordinator, College Of Fine Arts



  • BA, Mass Communication, University of Utah
  • MA, Communication Studies, University of Montana. Project: In The Pink: The (Un)Healthy Complexion of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Honors & Awards

  • Top Student Paper, "Reconstituting Activism Through Consciousness Raising: An Exploration of Women's Responses to the 'Think Before you Pink' Campaign". The Organization for Research on Women and Communication, Western States Communication Association, 02/01/2008


Kira earned her bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from the University of Utah in 2005. During her time on campus she worked with the Housing and Residential Education, the ASUU Tutoring Center, the CLEAR Program: Center for Engineering Leadership and the Daily Utah Chronicle. Kira obtained a Master's Degree in Communication Studies from the University of Montana, where she was also an instructor. Throughout her career, she has worked with a variety of women's health non-profit organizations across the country. Kira brings a vast skill-set and knowledge of student services and advocacy work to her advising to keep quality student experiences as the focus of what the College of Fine Arts does best. Kira has more than five years experience teaching, advising, and counseling students. 


  • National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), Member, 07/01/2012 - present
  • National Women’s Health Network (NWHN), Board Member, 06/12/2012 - present

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