Director Tanner Humanities Center
Honors & Awards
- "Instructor of Distinction".
Phi Alpha Theta,
Rafi Schwartz Award for Excellence in Jewish Education, Kol Ami Synagogue, 2009
Kol Ami Synagogue,
- Associated Students of the University of Utah Award for Teaching
Associated Students University of Utah,
- Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholar Distinguished Mentor Award (2008).
University of Utah Graduate School,
- Rosenblatt Prize.
University of Utah,
In the Media
- Time Magazine interview. 12/15/2016.
- CNN interview. 10/20/2016.
- Jewish Daily Forward. 10/04/2016.
- Maclean's Magazine. 08/18/2016.
- Appeared on several radio and television programs and was interviewed about times regarding conspiracy theories, Clarion, Mormon Studies, the Tanner Center, and conservatism. 01/22/2016.
- Hebrew, functional.
- Spanish, functional.
Geographical Regions of Interest
- India. Created faculty exchange with Osmania University.
- Israel. Organizes the Owens Chair that brings faculty from Israel and Palestine to teach classes at the University of Utah.
- Occupied Palestinian Territory. See Owens Chair description.
- Sweden. Did Fulbright at Uppsala University.