NATASHA SEEGERT portrait
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Communication
  • Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Communication

Internal Service

  • College of Humanities Curriculum Committee. Committee Member, 01/01/2020 - present. College service.
  • Undergraduate Studies. Director of Undergraduate Studies, 01/01/2020 - present. Department service.
  • Honors Thesis. Honors Thesis Advisor, Department of Communication, 01/01/2020 - present. Department service.
  • Executive Committee. Committee Member, 01/01/2020 - present. Department service.
  • Space Committee. Member, 09/03/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Sustainability Education Advisory Committee. Committee Member, 08/15/2018 - present. University service.
  • College of Humanities Dean Search Committee. Member, 09/29/2017 - 03/15/2018. College service.
  • Dialoguing Across Differences, Student Group McMurrin Professorship. Club Advisor, 07/01/2017 - present. University service.
  • COMM 3550 Visual Communication. Mentor graduate students assigned to teach course, and review Transfer Petitions . Course Supervisor, 08/29/2016 - present. Department service.
  • Undergraduate Committee: Review undergraduate policies and student petitions. Committee Member, 08/29/2016 - present. Department service.
  • Honors Faculty Advisor: Mentor Communication majors pursuing Honors College degree. Honors Faculty Advisor, 07/01/2016 - present. Department service.
  • COMM 3020 Media & Pop Culture. Mentor graduate students assigned to teach course, and review Transfer Petitions . Course Supervisor, 11/07/2015 - present. Department service.
  • MA Thesis, Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies:Molly Barnewitz. Committee Member, 10/01/2015 - 05/05/2016. Department service.
  • Journal of Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies . Journal Reviewer, 03/15/2013 - 04/01/2013. Other service.
  • 2012 Environmental Communication Faculty Search. Graduate student committee member (non-voting), 09/2012 - 01/2013. Department service.
  • MS Thesis, Masters of Science & Technology: Alexandra Parvaz. MS Thesis Committee Member, 05/2010 - 05/2011. University service.
  • Service Learning Scholars Program: Parker Chapelle. Faculty Mentor , 04/2010 - 12/2010. University service.
  • Edible Campus Gardens Advisory Committee . Committee Member, 01/2010 - 11/2011. University service.
  • CSBS College Curriculum Committee . Committee Member, 09/2008 - 10/2011. College service.
  • Service Learning Scholars Program: Melissa Martinez. Faculty Mentor, 01/2008 - 11/2008. University service.
  • UAAC Education & Development Committee. Committee Co-Chair, 07/2007 - 06/2008. University service.
  • Bend-in-the-River Education Committee. Committee Chair, 05/2006 - 04/2009. University service.

Honors & Awards

  • McMurrin Professorship. Dialoguing Across Differences, 04/24/2018
  • College of Humanities Graduate Student Research Award. College of Humanities, University of Utah, 05/2013
  • Steffensen Cannon Graduate Fellowship. Graduate School, University of Utah, 04/2013
  • Top Papers in Environmental Communication Division. Western States Communication Association, 02/2013
  • Steffensen Cannon Graduate Fellowship. Graduate School, University of Utah, 04/2012
  • Top Papers in Visual Communication Division. National Communication Association, 11/2010
  • Staff Excellence Award . University of Utah, 09/2010
  • TreeUtah Annual Volunteer Appreciation Award. TreeUtah, 02/2004

Affiliations

  • Cultural Studies Association (CSA), Member, 02/01/2014 - present
  • Association for the Study of Literature & the Environment (ASLE), Member, 02/01/2009 - present
  • International Environmental Communication Association (IECA), Member, 02/01/2009 - present