Organizational Charts & Biographies

Assistant Vice Chancellor, University Relations - Kristin DeSmith

kadesmith@uaa.alaska.edu
Phone: 907.786.1263      Fax: 907.786.1957

University Relations
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Kristin DeSmith has been involved with UAA for 18 years, first as a graduate student, then as an adjunct professor, later as a senior public relations specialist and, since 2007, as the assistant vice chancellor for University Relations. A graduate of the College of St. Catherine in Minnesota, DeSmith has a bachelor’s degree in English and in Psychology. Her Master of Fine Arts degree is from UAA. DeSmith has worked in the field of public relations, marketing, communications and event promotion for both the non-profit and for-profit worlds since 1992. She is also a ceramic artist who spends her free time throwing pots in her home studio.

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