Kristin Claes Mathews joined DePaul University’s Office of Public Relations and Communications in 2013 and has worked in communications and public relations for more than a decade. She served as a writer and media relations officer at the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago, sharing information about disaster relief and preparedness. As communications manager for the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation, she led media relations and assisted with advocacy efforts to fight sex trafficking and sexual assault.
A native of Downers Grove, Illinois, Mathews has also worked in St. Louis, Missouri, and Madrid, Spain. She earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in English literature from Saint Louis University.