Victoria Jones, PhD

Chief Global Affairs Officer, Office of Global Engagement
University of California, Irvine

Victoria Jones, PhD, is the chief global affairs officer at the University of California, Irvine. Jones oversees global strategy, campus coordination and diplomacy. She was previously the senior international officer at Seattle University in Washington state and before that headed international relations for the colleges of business at the University of Texas at San Antonio and in Brazil at the Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo da Fundação Getulio Vargas. Jones has been an Associate Professor of Marketing, teaching and researching in the areas of international business and management. She is the former president of the Business Association for Latin American Studies. She holds a PhD from Cornell University, an MA from the University of Pennsylvania Annenberg School, and a BA from the University of Southern California. Jones was born in California and raised in Hawaii. Besides her academic career, she has worked in the arts, in public relations, and was, for a short time, a radio disk jockey.