KATHRYN BOND STOCKTON portrait
  • Interim Associate Vice President Equity and Diversity
  • Dean of the School for Cultural and Social Transformation
  • Distinguished Professor, English
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Professional Service

  • Role: Reviewer And Report Writer. Entity: Harvard University External Reviewer for Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute. 2021 - 2021
  • Role: Planner And Co-Funder (On Behalf Of The School For Cultural And Social Transformation). Entity: Harvard University partner with Harvard University’s Peabody Museum and Harvard’s Oceania Alumni and University of Utah's Museum of Fine Arts to offer two inaugural community-engagement fellowships for Utah Pacific-Islander descendant people with projects to engage the Peabody Museum’s Oceania collections. 2021 - present
  • Role: Member. Entity: Dartmouth College National Advisory Collective, Consortium of Studies in Race, Migration, and Sexuality. 2021 - present
  • Entity: Rutgers University Press Provided scholarly blurb. 2020 - present
  • Entity: Duke University Press Provided scholarly blurb. 2020 - present
  • Entity: Edinburgh University Press Provided scholarly blurb. 2020 - present
  • Entity: Edinburgh University Press Provided scholarly blurb. 2019 - present
  • Entity: Fordham University Press Providing scholarly blurb. 2018 - present
  • Entity: Duke University Press Providing scholarly blurb. 2018 - present
  • Entity: University of Minnesota Press Providing scholarly blurb. 2018 - present
  • Entity: Bloomsbury Press (Object Lessons series) Providing scholarly blurb. 2018 - present
  • Entity: Duke University Press Reviewed book manuscripts. 2018 - 2018
  • Entity: Critical Childhood & Youth Studies, Lexington Books Advisory Board Member. 2017 - present
  • Entity: Genders, the academic journal Editorial Board. 2016 - present
  • Entity: Queer Studies in Media and Popular Culture (journal) Advisory Board Member. 2014 - present
  • American Council of Learned Societies. reviewed proposals for the Burkhardt and the Ryskamp fellowships. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: Danish Research Council, Ministry of Higher Education reviewed research proposals for funding by Danish government. 2014 - 2014
  • Working closely with University Neighborhood Partners in my former role as Assoc. VP for Equity and Diversity and (now solely) Dean of the School for Cultural and Social Transformation. 2014 - present
  • Entity: UCLA full professor review for Professor Rachel Lee. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: Oxford University annual author for year's work in queer theory and sexuality studies in the English-speaking world. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: Duke University Press read and reviewed manuscripts. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: Modern Language Association Chair of the Division of Psychological Approaches to Literature. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: Duke University Press read and reviewed manuscripts. 2012 - 2012
  • Role: Review Essays, Decide Submissions. Entity: American Literature Elected Member, Editorial Board. 2010 - 2014

Internal Service

  • Thirteen Immediate Responses to the Open Dialogue on Racial Climate. Lead (With Pres. Pershing, Sr Vp Watkins, Sr Vp Lee), 2105 - present. service.
  • Deans' Coordination of Yearlong Campus Focus on Environmental Justice/Anti-Racism. Co-Lead, 2021 - present. service.
  • Honorary Degree Academic Senate Task Force. Member, 2021 - 2021. service.
  • Mellon Coordinating Team for Intersectional Studies. Lead, 2021 - present. service.
  • Cross-College Undergraduate Certificates. Co-Lead, 2021 - present. service.
  • Enrollment Management Council. Member, 2019 - present. service.
  • Lead, School for Cultural and Social Transformation Intellectual Events, fall 2019. Designed, Curated, Facilitated Seven Cross-Colleges Intellectual Events For Our College, 2019 - 2019. service.
  • Role: Representative for Council of Academic Deans Academic Senate. 2019 - present. service.
  • Lead, the Mellon Grant Collective: four-person team governing the activities that fulfill the Mellon Foundation Grant for Pacific Islands Studies. Leading The Collective, Calling The Meetings, Helping Compose The Yearly Report, 2019 - present. service.
  • Planner and Member, Presidential Anti-Racism Task Force. 2017 - 2019. service.
  • Lead, with Prof. Angela Smith, move of Disability Studies into the School for Cultural and Social Transformation. 2017 - 2018. service.
  • Lead, with Senior Vice President Ruth Watkins, the Pacific Islander Studies Hiring Initiative. 2016 - 2019. service.
  • Lead, the Annual Distinguished Lecture for the School School for Cultural and Social Transformation. Designer Of Intellectual Programming, In My Role As Dean Of Transform, 2016 - 2020. service.
  • Inaugural Dean of the School for Cultural and Social Transformation, which was given final approval by the Board of Regents on July 15, 2016. Lead Designer With The Heads Of Gender Studies And Ethnic Studies, 2016 - present. service.
  • Head, Executive Committee School for Cultural and Social Transformation. Head Of Committee In Role As Dean Of School, 2016 - present. service.
  • Proposal for the School for Cultural and Social Transformation. Lead (With Dir. Susie Porter And Dir. Ed Munoz), 2015 - 2016. service.
  • Open Dialogue on Racial Climate. Lead (With Pres. Pershing, Sr Vp Watkins, Sr Vp Lee), 2015 - 2019. service.
  • Member, The Gender and Sexuality Project Planning Committee School for Cultural and Social Transformation. Co-Founder Of The Project, 2015 - present. service.
  • Member, Senior Vice President's University Budget Committee. 2015 - 2019. service.
  • Faculty Hiring Initiative. Lead (With Sr Vp Ruth Watkins), 2015 - 2018. service.
  • Main Campus Mentorship Program for Junior Faculty. Lead, 2015 - 2019. service.
  • Diversity Coalition for Main Campus and Health Sciences. Lead, 2015 - 2019. service.
  • Equity and Diversity Leadership Team. Chair, 2015 - 2019. service.
  • Advisor for Initiatives undertaken by Vice President of Inclusion, Medical School and Health Sciences. Advisor, 2015 - 2019. service.
  • University Student Diversity Council. Lead (With Sr Vp Ruth Watkins), 2015 - 2019. service.
  • Senior Vice President's Academic Leadership Team. Member, 2015 - 2019. service.
  • Senior Vice President's Student Success Team. Member, 2015 - 2019. service.
  • University of Utah Accreditation Preparation Team. Member, 2015 - 2016. service.
  • President's Cabinet. Member, 2015 - 2019. service.
  • Council of Academic Deans. Member, 2015 - present. service.
  • Curriculum Committee. Member, 2015 - 2016. service.
  • Executive Committee. Member, 2015 - 2016. service.
  • Diversity Committee of the Academic Senate. Ex-Officio Member, 2015 - 2019. service.
  • University of Utah Accreditation Preparation Team. Member, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • Senior Vice President's Student Success Team. Member, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • Advisory Board Member for University Neighborhood Partners. Member, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • "Changing the Odds" Federal Grant Preparation Team, under the leadership of the Senior Vice President. Member, Composer Of Key Sections, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • Chair, Equity and Diversity Leadership Team. Chair, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • President's Cabinet. Member, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • Council of Academic Deans. Member, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • Senior Vice President's Academic Leadership Team. Member, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • Search Committee for Vice President of Inclusion for the Medical School and Health Sciences. Member, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • Rosenblatt Prize Committee. Read Files And Recommend Finalists To President Pershing, 2014 - present. service.
  • Co-Chair (with David Keida, Dean of the Graduate School) University Faculty Input Team, 2013. Co-Chair, 2013 - 2015. service.
  • Curriculum Committee of the English Department. Member, 2012 - 2015. service.
  • Executive Committee of the English Department. Member, 2012 - 2015. service.
  • Chair, Ad Hoc Committee, Professor Matthew Potolsky promotion to Full Professor. Wrote Scholarship Section Of Report, 2012 - 2012. service.
  • Member, Search Committee for Senior Vice President, 2012-2013. Reading Files, Creating Short Lists, Interviewing Candidates, 2012 - 2013. service.
  • Member of Search Committee Search for Senior Vice President of the University of Utah. Selecting And Interviewing Candidates, 2012 - 2013. service.
  • Co-chair, Joint Search with Sociology for Qualitative Position (last semester, this semester). Read Files; Conducted Interviews; Made Offer; Hired, 2010 - 2011. service.
  • Co-Chair, Search Committee for Joint Hire, Gender Studies and Sociology (for two positions). Co-Chair; Reading Files, Conducting Interviews; Hiring Candidates, 2010 - 2011. service.
  • Co-chair, Joint Search with Sociology and Gender Studies for Quantitative Position (last semester, this semester). Read Files; Conducted Interviews; Made Offer, 2010 - 2011. service.
  • Biologic Basics of Children's Health meetings, Department of Pediatrics, monthly. Committee Member And Representative For Gender Studies, 2010 - 2011. service.
  • Chair, Ad Hoc Committee for Jessica Straley’s Fourth-Year Formal Review. Chair, 2010 - 2010. service.
  • Committee for Interdisciplinary Teaching Programs (highly time-consuming last year and this year). Committee Member And Representative For Gender Studies, 2010 - 2011. service.
  • Member, Committee to Advise Vice-President for Equity and Diversity. Attended Monthly And Bi-Monthly Meetings, 2009 - 2010. service.
  • Chair, Sexuality and Gender Studies Research Fund Committee. Plan, Run, Raise Funds, 2009 - 2010. service.
  • English Department Curriculum Committee. Attended Meetings, 2009 - 2010. service.
  • Chair, Executive Committee for the Program. Plan And Run Meetings, 2009 - 2010. service.
  • University Chairs and Directors Meetings. Attended Meetings, 2009 - 2010. service.
  • Chair, Faculty Seminar on Gender. Plan And Run Seminars, 2008 - 2010. service.
  • Chair, Executive Committee for the Gender Studies Program. Plan And Run Meetings, 2008 - 2010. service.

Honors & Awards

  • National finalist. Next Generation Indie Book Award for Memoir, 2020
  • Allies Award in recognition of LGBT activism in the state of Utah. Equality Utah, 2015
  • Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence, highest honor awarded by the University of Utah. University of Utah, 2013
  • Named Distinguished Professor. University of Utah, 2012
  • Faculty Fellow Award. University of Utah, 2011
  • Tanner Humanities Fellowship. University of Utah, 2010
  • Invited Core Faculty Member for Cornell's School of Criticism and Theory. Cornell University, 2010
  • National finalist. Lambda Literary Award, 2010 (most prestigious and competitive award in LGBT Studies in the country), 2010
  • Crompton-Noll Prize for Best Essay in Gay and Lesbian Studies. Modern Language Association, 2008
  • National finalist. Lambda Literary Award, 2007 (most prestigious and competitive award in LGBT Studies in the country), 2007

In the Media

  • for new book, Gender(s), MIT Press, 2021: Excerpt (half my introduction) published in the Boston Review (August 30, 2021) Radio interviews: “Out in the Bay” on San Francisco’s NPR affiliate RadioWest with Doug Fabrizio KKUP with Laura Testa-Reyes, Santa Cruz, CA KCBX “Ideasphere,” San Luis Obispo, CA, NPR affiliate Texas Public Radio “The Source” with David Martin Jefferson Public Radio, “Jefferson Exchange,” NPR for southern Oregon WHMP “The Bill Newman Show,” Amherst and Northampton, MA WORT “The 8:00 Buzz,” with Jan Miyasaki, Madison, WI WGVU/WGVS “Morning Show,” Grand Rapids, MI, NPR affiliate WSCA “Keeping Democracy Alive,” three NH stations, nationally syndicated KSVY, “Art, Nature, Humanity,” Sonoma, CA, and podcast Kansas Public Radio “Conversations” with Dan Skinner, 8 public radio stations in Kansas KZWY “Wildoak Living,” Ukiah, CA KGNU “A Public Affair,” with Claudia Cragg, Denver, CO KPFT “The Progressive Forum,” Houston, TX, Pacifica affiliate WRFG “Alternative Perspectives” with Charone Pagett, Atlanta, GA Siouxland Public Radio, “The Exchange,” with Mary Hartnett, Sioux, City, IA, NPR affiliate WCAI “The Point,” Cape Cod NPR affiliate, part of WGBH-Boston network WMBR “Radio with a View” with Marc Stern, Cambridge, MA Podcasts or bookstore interviews: Conversations LIVE! with Cyrus Webb, on Blogtalkradio.com (200,000 listeners) Tanner Humanities Center Interview with Erika George (226 attendees) Charis Books (“the South’s oldest independent feminist bookstore”) In Site, podcast by Logan Hebner from Zion Canyon Mesa Seattle Town Hall through the Seattle Times . 2021.
  • Queer Words Podcast, interview by Wayne Goodman. 2021.
  • “A Queer Theorist on Ecstatic Kissing” Interview conducted by Angelo Bautista for NPR’s To The Best of Our Knowledge . 2019.
  • Radio West, interviewed by Doug Fabrizio. 2016.
  • interviewed on KRCL in relation to my Equality Utah Allies Award. 2015.
  • University of Utah press release on Rosenblatt Prize. 2013. http://unews.utah.edu/news_releases/kathryn-stockt...
  • Article in Salt Lake Tribune on Rosenblatt Prize. 2013. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56268674-78/stoc...
  • Article in Deseret News on Rosenblatt Prize. 2013. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579396/Unive...
  • interviewed on the BBC in connection with my two keynotes, one in London, one in Durham, for Durham University's launch of their new Centre for Sex, Gender, and Sexuality. 2011.