ROBERT NATHAN MAYER portrait
  • Professor Emeritus, Family And Consumer Studies
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Professional Service

  • Academic Advisory Board member for the Direct Selling Education Foundatoin. 2015 - present
  • American Council on Consumer Interests. Fellow Awards Committee. 2014 - 2015
  • AAA Fair Credit Foundation, Board Member. 2012 - present
  • American Council on Consumer Interests. Role: Member. Editorial Search Committee for Journal of Consumer Affairs. 2010 - 2011
  • DebtorWise, Board of Directors. 2010 - 2015
  • Better Business Bureau of Salt Lake City, Arbitrator. 2010 - 2010
  • Consumer Federation of America, Board of Directors, 2003-present. 2003 - present

Internal Service

  • Ad Hoc Learning Outcomes Assessment Committee (chaired by Associate VP Ann Darling). Member, 2015 - present. service.
  • Senior Vice President's Committee on Tenured Faculty Review Standards and Procedures. Member, 2015 - 2015. service.
  • Senior Vice President’s Committee on Tenured Faculty Review Standards and Proceduress, 2014-15. 2014 - 2015. service.
  • Graduate Council. Csbs Representative, 2012 - 2015. service.
  • MUSE Advisory Board. Member, 2011 - 2015. service.
  • Associate VP for Academic Affairs Search Committee. Comittee Member, 2011 - 2011. service.
  • My U Signature Experience (MUSE) Advisory Committee. Member, 2010 - 2012. service.
  • Undergraduate Council, Internal Review Team, Honors Program. Committee Member, 2010 - 2011. service.

Honors & Awards

  • Teacher Appreciation Award. Beta Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity, 2014
  • Honors Professorship. University of Utah Honors College, 2013
  • Stewart M. Lee Consumer Education Award. American Council on Consumer Interests, 2013
  • Best Reviewer Award(first recipient). Journal of Consumer Policy, 2009
  • Research Fellow. Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, 2005
  • Distinguished Fellow. American Council on Consumer Interests, 2004
  • Distinguished Teaching Award. University of Utah, 2002
  • Superior Teaching Award. U of Utah College of Social and Behavioral Science, 1992
  • Superior Research Award. U of Utah College of Social and Behavioral Science, 1992

Affiliations

  • Consumer Federation of America (CFA), Board Member, 1998 - present
  • American Council on Consumer Interest (ACCI), Fellow, Committee Chair, Former Board Member, 1977 - present