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Jessica McCracken

( She/Her/Hers )
Location: HSS 261

Professor McCracken will start with the faculty in Fall 2024.

Jessica McCracken, MPA, brings people together through the creative process. Her career began at the Center for Elders and Youth in the Arts, Institute on Aging in 2007. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in Nonprofit Arts Management from San Francisco State University. With enthusiasm for supporting professionals in the field, Jessica co-founded Creative Aging San Francisco (now Spark: A Creative Aging Gathering), a collective of individuals utilizing the arts to support healthy aging. As an artist deeply rooted in community, Jessica alongside her sister Bridget (MPA’04), founded Trash Mash-Up, an eco-arts program.  Learn more about Jessica by visiting her alumni spotlight.