Peri August 2011
  • Professor, Political Science Department

Professional Service

  • Scholarly resistance to “Research Transparency” Movement. Role: Critic. Designed for quantitative, positivist research research, I have been part of the resistance to extension of “Data access and research transparency” (DA-RT) to qualitative and interpretive work. A major effort to adapt (DA-RT) to Qualitative and Interpretive Research produced 12 draft reports. See https://www.qualtd.net/. I made extensive critical comments on 8 of 12 reports during October 2017. 10/2017 - present
  • Confidential. Role: Reviewer. Review of service for promotion to Associate Professor. 09/2017 - 09/2017
  • American Political Science Association. Role: Member. APSA Ad Hoc Committee on Human Subjects Research January 2017-February 22, 2019. Appointed by then President David Lake, this 11-person committee drafted ethical principles (with guidance) for research with human subjects. I have been an active member in all debates. 08/01/2017 - 02/22/2019
  • Journal. Role: Reviewer. European Journal of Political Research, original review and review of R&R. 07/31/2017 - 11/01/2017
  • National Science Association. Role: Reviewer. Proposal Review. 04/03/2017 - 04/07/2017
  • Confidential. Role: Reviewer. Review for Promotion to Professor. 03/20/2017 - 03/28/2017
  • Western Political Science Association. Betty Moulds Service Award Committee. 03/01/2017 - 03/27/2017
  • Journal. Role: Reviewer. American Political Science Review. 01/16/2017 - 01/20/2017
  • Press. Role: Chapter reviewer. Edward Elgar Handbook on European Public Policies. 09/2016 - 09/2016
  • American Political Science Association. Role: Co-organizer with Dvora Yanow. The Methods Café: Consult a 'Specialist' - Methodological Brainstorming. Innovative session with 15-17 tables, American Political Science Association Meeting (2006-2014). 08/2014 - 08/2014
  • Perspectives on Politics. Role: Ms. reviewer. Ms. review, initial and subsequent review. 05/2014 - 08/2014
  • Politics and Gender. Role: Ms. reviewer. Ms. review, initial and subsequent review. 05/2014 - 05/2014
  • Western Political Science Association. Role: Co-organizer with Dvora Yanow. The Methods Café: Consult a 'Specialist' - Methodological Brainstorming. Innovative session with 10-15 tables. 03/2014 - 03/2014
  • Feminist Economics. Role: Ms. resviewer. Ms. reviewer. 11/2013 - 11/2013
  • Politics & Gender, Editorial Board. Role: Editorial board. Consultation re DA-RT and whether the journal should adopt the policy. At annual APSA conference and via email. Scholarly Service. 08/2013 - 12/2015. 09/2013 - 12/2016
  • PS: Political Science and Politics. Role: Ms. reviewer. Ms. reviewer. 06/2013 - 06/2013
  • UK Political Studies Associaton, the journal Politics. Role: Ms. reviewer. Ms. reviewer . 04/2013 - 04/2013
  • American Political Science Association. Role: Member. John Gaus Lecture Committee. 01/2013 - 08/2013
  • American Political Science Association. Role: Member. Grain of Sand Award, Interpretive Methodologies and Methods Conference Group. 01/2013 - 08/2013
  • Western Political Science Association. Role: President. Western Political Science Association, 2012-2013. 03/2012 - 03/2013
  • Book Series Proposal Review. University of Michigan Press. 04/28/2010 - 04/28/2010
  • Journal Referee. Administrative Theory and Praxis. 04/11/2010 - 04/11/2010
  • Journal Referee. PS: Political Science and Politics. 04/2010 - 04/2010
  • Journal Referee. PS: Political Science and Politics. 2009 - 2009
  • National Science Foundation. Role: Project Reviewer. National Science Foundation Project Reviewer, April, October. 2009 - 2009
  • Section Chair, American Political Science Association. Interpretive Methodologies and Methods Related Group, Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September. 2009 - 2009
  • Journal Referee. Australian Journal of Political Science. 2009 - 2009
  • Editorial Board. University of Alabama Press, editorial advisory board, for a new series entitled Public Administration: Criticism and Creativity, series editor, Camilla Stivers, Maxine Goodman Levin Chair, College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University, 2008 - present. 2008 - present
  • Short Course, American Political Science Association Conference. Role: Organizer and presenter, both with Dvora Yanow. Writing (Up) Interpretive Research: Preparing ‘Trustworthy’ Manuscripts. APSA Short Course 22, Wednesday August 27, 9:30 am-1:00 pm. 2008 - 2008
  • Research 1 University. Role: External Reviewer. Tenure and Promotion, Completed December 2008. Materials reviewed included a book and 8 journal articles and book chapters. 2008 - 2008
  • American Political Science Association. Executive Committee, Qualitative & Multi-Methods Methods Organized Section of American Political Science Association. 2007 - 2009
  • Short Course, American Political Science Association Conference. Role: Organizing committee member, contact person, and presenter. Interpret This! A Conceptual and Practical Workshop in Interpretive Political Science. APSA Short Course 15, Wednesday August 29, 9:30 am-5:00 pm. 2007 - 2007
  • Editorial Board. Political Research Quarterly. 2003 - 2006

Internal Service

  • Betty Glad Proposal Review Committee, Chair, April 2014. Chair, 04/2014 - 04/2014. Department service.
  • MPA Evening Program, Admissions Committee, Spring 2014. Applicant file review, 04/2014 - 04/2014. Department service.
  • Comprehensive Examination Committee, Public Administration Wrote questions; scored examinations. 11/2012 - 11/2012. Department service.
  • Retention, Promotion, and Tenure, Chair (elected). Five informal reviews; three formal reviews (1 mid-probationary and 2 for promotion); one formal review for an endowed chair, hire-with-tenure; and during the second year I oversaw the transition from paper files to the new electronic system (“eRPT”). Chair, 05/2011 - 05/2013. Department service.
  • College Intellectual Explorations Area Committee. Member, 2009 - 2010. College service.
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences RPT Committee. Member, 2008 - 2010. College service.
  • Qualitative Research Network (QRN); member of the organizing committee; (QRN was formally InQuRI, International Qualitative Research Institute.) Spring 2007-present. 2007 - present. University service.
  • Presidential Commission on the Status of Women, 2007-2010; PCSW Partner Benefits Subcommittee Chair, 2008-2010. Member, 2007 - 2010. University service.
  • Associate Chair. Spring 2009--Write letters and coordinate review of adjunct teaching (with Undergraduate Committee) among other duties; Fall 2009--Designed two-year course rotation and implemented new scheduling process (with subfield chairs) among other duties. 2003 - 07/01/2010. Department service.

Honors & Awards

  • Graduate Student Mentor Award, 2012. “The award recognizes faculty who effectively guide graduate students and postdoctoral scholars throughout their professional training in a continuing, multifaceted partnership sustained by mutual respect and concern. The effective mentor serves as a teacher, advisor, advocate, sponsor and role model.” . University of Utah, 03/2012
  • President, 2012-2013. Western Political Science Association, 03/2012
  • Vice President and Program Chair, 2011. Western Political Science Association, 01/2011
  • NSF Workshop on Interpretive Methodologies in Political Science, co-director with Dvora Yanow http://www.ipia.utah.edu/imps/ . National Science Foundation Grant, 2009
  • Aldrich Faculty Fellow, Spring. University of Utah, Tanner Humanities Center, 2001
  • Faculty Fellow, Fall. University of Utah , 2000
  • Pi Sigma Alpha Faculty Honorary Teaching Award, 1994-95. Pi Sigma Alpha, 1995