SUSIE SHANNON PORTER portrait
  • Director, Center for Latin American Studies, College Of Humanities
  • Professor, Gender Studies
  • Professor, History
  • Presidential Societal Impact Scholar
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Internal Service

  • Women's Week Committee. Chair, 2019 - 2020. service.
  • Bullough Lecture Committee. Chair, 2019 - 2020. service.
  • Wilson Lecture. Chair, 2019 - 2020. service.
  • Board for University Neighborhood Partners. Co-Chair, 2016 - present. service.
  • Tanner Humanities Center Board. Member, 2016 - 2019. service.
  • Board, American Indian Resource Center. 2015 - present. service.
  • College of Social and Behavioral Science strategic planning committee. 2014 - 2015. service.
  • Days of Remembrance Committee. Member, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Curriculum Committee. 2014 - 2016. service.
  • Presidential Commission on the Status of Women. 2014 - present. service.
  • Search Committee, Gender Studies Program. Chair, 2014 - 2015. service.
  • Department of History. 2014 - present. service.
  • Edie Kochenour Memorial Lecture Committee. 2014 - 2016. service.
  • Diversity Leadership Team. 2014 - present. service.
  • Graduate Certificate Development Committee. Chair, 2014 - 2015. service.
  • Executive Committee. 2013 - 2014. service.
  • Bennion Center Community Engaged Learning Committee. Member, 2013 - 2014. service.
  • Teaching Committee. 2013 - 2013. service.
  • Women's Week. Chair, 2012 - 2020. service.
  • Women and Girls Lead. Partner, 2012 - 2013. service.
  • Role: External Review External Review Modern Dance Department. 2012 - 2012. service.
  • Brazilian Studies. 2012 - 2013. service.
  • Language Across the Curriculum Initiative. 2012 - 2013. service.
  • Director, Gender Studies Program. Director, Gender Studies Program, 2011 - present. service.
  • Latin American Studies Scholarship Committee. 2011 - 2011. service.
  • College Development Committee. 2011 - 2014. service.
  • Pride Week Committee. Member, 2011 - 2013. service.
  • Office of Equity and Diversity Community Board. 2010 - present. service.
  • Search Committee for TWO positions, joint appointments in Sociology and Gender Studies. Search Committee Member, 2010 - 2011. service.
  • PCSW, sub-committee on benefits. 2009 - 2010. service.
  • Latin American Studies Program. Board Member, 2004 - present. service.
  • PCSW. Member, 2003 - present. service.
  • Gender Studies Executive Committee. 1996 - present. service.

Professional Service

  • Entity: US-based Organizing Committee,Reunión de Mexicanistas EEUU/México/Canda President. 2018 - 2022
  • Role: Member. Entity: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH) Prize Committee, Francisco Clavijero, licenciatura thesis prize. 2018 - 2018
  • Entity: Transhumante editorial board. 2017 - 2021
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Descentrados manuscript review. 2017 - 2017
  • Role: Member. Entity: Contemporáneos editorial board. 2017 - 2017
  • Role: Prize Committee. Entity: Conference on Latin American History (CLAH) Bolton Prize Committee. 2017 - 2017
  • Role: Member. Entity: Reunión de Mexicanistas EEUU/México/Canda Organizing Committee. 2017 - 2018
  • Entity: La Sociedad Mexicana de Historia de la Educación editorial board member. 2017 - 2017
  • Role: Member. Entity: Red de Estudios de la Mujer y de Género en México (REDMUGEN) Executive Committee. 2017 - 2017
  • Entity: University of Nebraska Press Manuscript review. 2015 - present
  • Role: External Examiner. Entity: York University, Department of History External Examiner. 2015 - present
  • Entity: York University External Examiner. 2015 - 2015
  • Entity: Asociación Latinoamericana e Ibérica de Historia Social (ALIHS) Role: Prize Committee, Prize Committee,. 2015 - present
  • Entity: Transhumante, El Colegio de México, Mexico Role: Editorial Board, Editorial Board,. 2014 - present
  • Entity: La Sociedad Mexicana de Historia de la Educación, El Colegio, Estado de México, Mexico Role: Editorial Board, Editorial Board,. 2014 - present
  • Entity: University of Nebraska Press manuscript review. 2014 - present
  • NAMI Utah Executive Board. 2014 - present
  • Entity: Contemporáneas, Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, Universidad Áutonoma Nacional de México Editorial Board, for the peer-reviewed history journal. 2014 - present
  • Entity: Wiley Publishers Manuscript review. 2012 - 2012
  • Entity: Artes de Mexico Curriculum Consultant. 2012 - 2012
  • Latinos in Action. 2012 - 2012
  • NAMI Latino Taskforce. 2012 - present
  • Entity: NAMI Latino Taskforce board member. 2012 - 2012
  • Franklin Elementary School. 2011 - 2012
  • Westside Leadership Institute Board. 2011 - present
  • Role: Instructor. Entity: Tanner Humanities Center, Univ. of Utah Gateway to Learning Teacher Workshop "Mexican HIstory, biography, and Latino youth". 2010 - 2010
  • Entity: REDMUGEN Board member. 2010 - 2020
  • Conference on Latin American History. Role: Member. Nominating Committee. 2009 - 2010
  • Role: Chair. Entity: Rocky Mountain Conference on Latin American HIstory Chair, Lydia Parra John Publication Prize Committee. 2009 - 2020
  • Role: Member. Entity: NeighborWorks/University Neighborhood Partners Board of Directors. 2008 - 2011
  • Westside Leadership Institute. 2008 - present
  • Entity: Journal of Women’s History Manuscript reviewer. 2006 - present
  • Entity: REDMUGEN Chair, Board of Directors. 2005 - 2013
  • University Neighbor Partners, University of Utah; NeighborWorks Salt Lake; Westside Leadership Institute. 2003 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Distinguished Professor in the Humanities. University of Utah, 2019
  • McGann Award for Best Publication in Latin American Studies. Rocky MOuntain Latin American Studies Association, 2019
  • Faculty Fellow, Westside Leadership Institute. University of Utah, 2011
  • Faculty Fellow. University of Utah, 2011
  • Mentor for recipient, Irene Abad Buil. Spanish National Program for Scientific Investigation, Development and Innovation, 2010
  • Council of Dee Fellows Recognition of Teaching Excellence. University of Utah, 2009

Affiliations

  • El Colegio de México , Estancia Academica, 02/01/2011 - 12/31/2012

In the Media

  • Ahora Utah Viva Frida Events. 2011.
  • El Observador de Utah Westside Leadership Institute. 2011.
  • El Observador de Utah, weekly column by Tania Navarro on course I taught for the Westside Leadership Institute, from September to December, 2010. 2010.