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

Professional Service

  • Citizens' Climate Lobby of Utah. 2021 - 2021

Internal Service

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

Honors & Awards

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