Professional Service

  • Ecole de Gouverance et D' Economie de Rabat, Morocco. Role: organizer. Created a professor exchange program. 11/2013 - present
  • Dialogue . Role: Director. Board of Directors - organizational and logistics. 07/2013 - 07/2016
  • Mormon History Association. Role: Chair. Awards Committee for Dissertations and Theses. 06/2013 - present
  • University of Utah Press. Role: Editor. Created with Professor Paul Reeve of a new book series "Perspectives on the Mormon Experience". 06/01/2013 - present
  • Tanner Center and College of Fine Arts. Role: organizer. Artists in Residence Program. 05/2013 - present
  • University of Utah Press. Role: Chair. Juanita Brooks Prize Committee in Mormon Studies. 06/2011 - 06/2014

Internal Service

  • Lecture Series on Medical Humanities. Organizer, 03/01/2013 - present. University service.
  • Artist in Residence Program. Organizer, 08/16/2012 - present. University service.
  • Honors College Fellowship in the Tanner Humanities Center. Organizer, 01/01/2012 - present. University service.
  • British National Theater Live. Organizer, 08/30/2011 - present. Other service.
  • Mormon Studies Initiative. Organizer, 08/30/2010 - present. University service.
  • Professors off Campus. Organizer, 08/30/2010 - present. University service.

Outreach

  • Professors off Campus Program. 06/2011 - present
  • Presentation of the British National Theatre's Productions of Hamlet, Fela, King Lear, Frankenstein, and the Cherry Orchard. 01/15/2011 - 05/15/2011

Honors & Awards

  • Daniels Fund Leadership in Ethics Education Award. College of Business, 12/01/2017
  • "Instructor of Distinction". Phi Alpha Theta, 04/2013
  • Rafi Schwartz Award for Excellence in Jewish Education, Kol Ami Synagogue, 2009 . Kol Ami Synagogue, 05/15/2009
  • Associated Students of the University of Utah Award for Teaching . Associated Students University of Utah, 04/15/2009
  • Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholar Distinguished Mentor Award (2008). University of Utah Graduate School, 05/05/2008
  • Rosenblatt Prize. University of Utah, 05/05/2008

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.