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Kira Hooks '13

Kira Hooks was an Art History and Radio, Television, & Film double major in the School of Communications. Her research with the Mellon Mayes Undergraduate Research Program examined Black nationality and Black masculinity in the Watch the Thrown album by Jay-Z and Kanye West.  After graduating with Honors in Research and Leadership and working as a Media Coordinator for Cox Media Groupin Atlanta, Georgia, Kira moved back to the Chicago area where she is currently an account manager at Google.  She hopes to return to graduate school in 2-3 years to pursue a Masters of Marketing.