MARISSA L DIENER portrait
  • Director, LEAP Learning Communities, Undergraduate Studies
  • Professor, Family And Consumer Studies
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Professional Service

  • Journal Reviewer. Ad-Hoc Reviewer. Social Development. Developmental Psychology. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 01/2014 - 12/2014
  • Journal reviewer. Role: Ad-Hoc Reviewer. Social Development, Child Development, Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, . 01/2011 - 12/2011
  • International Society for Infant Studies. Ad-Hoc reviewer for Infancy journal. 01/2010 - 12/2010

Internal Service

  • Undergraduate Council. Member, 08/21/2017 - present. University service.
  • Graduate Council Review, College of Social Work. 02/03/2017 - 03/24/2017. University service.
  • Task Force for Community Engagement. Committee Member, 01/01/2015 - 09/01/2017. University service.
  • Search Committee for Director of the Lowell Bennion Community Service Center. Co-Chair, 03/2014 - 05/2014. University service.
  • University Advisory Council on Teacher Education. Committee Member., 08/2013 - present. University service.
  • Credits and Admissions Committee. Committee Member, 08/2012 - 08/2018. University service.
  • Early Childhood Education Committee. Member, 11/2011 - present. Department service.
  • Task Force for Community Engagement. member, 01/2010 - 08/2013. University service.
  • Director of Graduate Studies. 07/2009 - 07/01/2014. Department service.
  • Athletics Advisory Committee. Chair, 08/2008 - 08/2010. University service.
  • Athletics Academic Standards Committee. Member, 08/2005 - 08/2010. University service.

Community Partnership

  • Youth and Family Development Partnership working with youth and families (both immigrants and those with refugee status) on capacity building. 08/2010 - present
  • Family Financial Literacy Partnership. 08/2008 - 05/2010

Outreach

  • Youth Leadership Committee Mentor with University Neighborhood Partners. Weekly meetings with youth to promote college readiness and leadership. 02/2011 - present
  • Outreach to community college students. 09/2010 - 09/2010

Honors & Awards

  • College of SBS . CSBS Excellence in Mentoring Award, 03/15/2018
  • Distinguished Service Award, University of Utah. University of Utah, 05/2011
  • Distinguished Teaching Award. University of Utah, 2010
  • Borchard Fellowship. University of Utah, Lowell Bennion Community Service Center & University Neighborhood Partners, 2009

In the Media