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Maureen Dixon Harrison

Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications for the Arts Division

- marketing, advertising, and promotion/public relations for Arts Division events and productions
- producer, writer, editor, host of the Arts Division The Art of Change podcast 
- writing articles and providing content for the Arts Division website
- social media for the Arts Division

When I'm not here on our gorgeous campus, I sweep row a few mornings a week in an 8-person shell with the Los Gatos Rowing Club on the beautiful Lexington Reservoir. I also enjoy volunteering with the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter taking dogs that are up for adoption out for walks and cuddles.

Education and Training: 
B.A. English from U.C. Berkeley
Cambridge University, England
Career Highlights:
- Communications/Public Relations Manager, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), San Francisco
- Marketing & Communcations Manager, California Film Institute/Mill Valley International Film Festival, including film projects with Lucasfilm Ltd, Skywalker Sound, Pixar Animation Studios
- Public Relations Specialist/Celebrity & Feature Films Product Placement, Birkenstock, Inc. (US corporate headquarters)
- Copywriter, Austin Knight Advertising (United Kingdom), San Francisco office
- Freelance Features Writer, San Francisco Chronicle
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