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ACM Program Coordinator II

University of Central Oklahoma


Alissa Giacona is the Academic Program Specialist for the ACM@UCO. She holds a master's degree in the Humanities from California State University, Northridge, where her research was focused on portrayals of childhood in literature and film. Her interest in education stems from working with children through her bachelor’s degree in Child and Adolescent Development and her time teaching preschool.

Prior to joining the team at the ACM@UCO, Alissa worked in the film and entertainment industry in Los Angeles, serving as head of the digital rights tracking team at Osiris Entertainment, a Studio Assistant at Cheyenne Studios, and working in the art department for various projects including Felicia Day’s web-series “Dragon Age: Redemption” and “The Guild.”

Classes Taught

  • Music & Media: ACM 1412

Education and Certifications

California State University of Northridge

Bachelor of Arts in Child & Adolescent Development


California State University of Northridge

Master of Arts in Humanities

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