JULIA B CORBETT portrait
  • Affiliate Faculty, Global Change & Sustainability Center
  • Professor, Environmental Humanities
  • Professor, Communication
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Professional Service

  • National Science Foundation. Reviewer. 11/2015 - 12/2015
  • Nature: Climate Change. Manuscript Reviewer. 01/2012 - present
  • Science Communication (journal). Editorial Board. 03/2006 - present

Internal Service

  • University of Utah Academic Senate Ad Hoc Divestment-Reinvestment Dialogue Committee. member, 08/2015 - present. College service.
  • Department of Communication RPT chair. 04/2015 - 03/2016. College service.
  • Search Committee member, national search for new Director of Environmental Humanities. 07/2013 - 12/2013. College service.
  • Honors Adviser, Department of Communication. 08/2011 - 06/2016. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • NAMI-Utah, created service-learning campaign for student awareness of mental health. 08/2016 - 12/2016
  • Wasatch Community Gardens. 11/2012 - 05/2013

Honors & Awards

  • Manfred Award in Creative Writing, Honorable Mention, for essay “Out of the Woods,” at the Western Literature Association annual conference, Big Sky, MT. Western Literature Association, 09/2016
  • Alta Sustainability Leadership Award in the category of Integrating Sustainability in Education . University of Utah Sustainability Office & Alta Environmental Center, 03/06/2015
  • Seven Summers: A Naturalist Homesteads in the Modern West, Julia Corbett, Short-listed for the Reading the West award of the Mountain & Plains Independent Booksellers Assoc. Mountain & Plains Independent Booksellers Assoc., 03/2014
  • Sabbatical (one semester). College of Humanities, University of Utah, 08/2012
  • Environmental Humanities Research Professorship. University of Utah, College of Humanities, 07/2011
  • Environmental Humanities Research Professorship. University of Utah, College of Humanities, 07/01/2010

In the Media

  • TV interview, "Where do the Presidential Candidates Stand on Climate Change?" 4-minute segment on Good Morning Utah, KTVX,Channel 4, Salt Lake City. 10/25/2016.
  • "In the spirit of Thoreau's sister," Ellen Fagg Weist, Salt Lake Tribune, D1. (Sunday feature on Seven Summers: A Naturalist Homesteads in the Modern West, by Julia Corbett as UtahLit selection for May). 05/25/2014.
  • Featured Guest, Access Utah (hour-long program on NPR station at Utah State University), Logan, Utah, for Seven Summers: A Naturalist Homesteads in the Modern West. 07/03/2013.
  • Feature article, Sublette County Examiner about book Seven Summers: A Naturalist Homesteads in the Modern West. 06/2013.