DONNA DEYHLE portrait
  • Coordinator, American Indian Studies Program, Ethnic Studies
  • Professor, Ethnic Studies
  • Professor, Education, Culture & Society
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Professional Service

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA). Role: Editorial Review Board. American Educational Research Journal-Social & Institutional Analysis (AERJ-SIA) . 01/2014 - 01/2017
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA). Role: Associate Editor. Associate Editor, American Educational Research Journal-Social & Institutional Analysis (AERJ-SIA). 01/2011 - 01/2014

Internal Service

  • College Review, Promotion and Tenure Committee. Member, 09/2013 - 09/2015. College service.
  • University of Utah Faculty Academic Freedom Committee. Member, 07/2012 - 06/2014. University service.
  • Ethnic Studies Program Executive Committee. member, 09/2008 - 09/2015. Other service.
  • American Indian Teacher Education Collaboration. Member, 07/2008 - 01/2015. College service.

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Academic Title, Excellence in Education award for "Reflections in Place" from review of 7,292 scholarly publications in 2010. CHOICE , 12/31/2010
  • Critics Choice Award for my book, "Reflections in Place". American Educational Studies Association, 10/29/2009
  • Senior Distinguished Diversity Scholar. University of Utah, College of Education, 01/10/2009
  • Outstanding Service Award, College of Education. University of Utah, 05/2004
  • George and Louise Spindler Award, Distinguished Achievement Award. American Anthropological Association, Council of Anthropology & Education, 11/2002
  • Distinguished Achievement Award for "Cultural Differences in Child Development: Navajo Adolescents in Middle Schools". The Educational Press Association of America, 01/1995

In the Media

  • Title: "Chronicling Navajo Education," Interviewed on Radio West with Doug Fabrizio. 06/22/2010.