Faculty member poses indoors.

Jean Dixon

Academic Advisor


Jean Dixon joined the Reynolds School in 2015. In her role as academic advisor she works closely with all undergraduate transferring and currently-enrolled students, helping them with course selection to ensure they take courses that meet graduation requirements. She is also available to answer registration questions, explain more about the journalism major and minor and discuss any problems that may affect a student’s academic performance.

Prior to coming to the University Jean was an academic advisor for the College of Science at Georgia Southern University. She is a long time photojournalist who worked at the Reno Gazette-Journal before joining the University of Nevada, Reno’s communications office as a writer/editor and photographer. 


  • B.A. in Journalism, Ohio State University
  • M.A. in Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno