Allison Ewing-Cooper

About Allison Ewing-Cooper

As the Assistant Director of Academic Advising for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS), Allison works for all 29 majors and 20 advisors in SBS. She has worked at the U of A since 2004, first as a graduate assistant, and then as a program coordinator, advisor, and assistant professor of practice before her current job. She also teaches for the Communication department and loves working with students.

Areas of Study

University student success, Academic advising practices

Selected Publications

Ewing-Cooper, A., & Merrifield, K.A. (2018). Advisors’ perceptions, attitudes, and suggestions for working with parents. Academic Advising Today.

Ewing-Cooper, A., & Parker, M.V. (2013). Student perceptions of preparedness for academic success: The implementation of an advisor taught orientation course in Family and Consumer Sciences. North American College and Teachers of Agriculture Journal.

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Contact Information

Allison Ewing-Cooper
Public Relations Academic Advisor
Telephone: (520) 621-9787
Fax: (520) 621-5504
Office: Douglass 220W
Office Hours: Fall 2018 T 1:30-3:00 pm; By Appointment


PhD, Family Studies and Human Development, University of Arizona, 2009

MS, Family Studies and Human Development, University of Arizona, 2006

BA, Human Development, California State University, Long Beach, 2004

Courses Taught

  • COMM 113: Small Group Communication
  • COMM 407: Family Communication
  • COMM 401: Life-Span Communication
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences