• Seat on Undergraduate Comittee, Sociology Department
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), Sociology Department

Professional Service

  • Sociology Department. Undergraduate Committee member on Career Hire Committee. 01/10/2022 - 05/15/2022

Internal Service

  • I sit on the Undergraduate Committee where we make decisions regarding scholarships, curriculums, departmental programs and policies. Member, 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020. Department service.
  • Adjunct Representative . Attend faculty meetings, 01/01/2017 - 01/01/2018. Department service.
  • Development Committee. Help set up fund drives and student activities, 01/01/2017 - 01/01/2018. Department service.
  • Adjunct Representative at Faculty meetings. 01/01/2015 - 01/01/2016. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • As a member of the undergraduate committee in Sociology I regularly evaluate criteria and candidates for scholarships and also support the Department's fund raising activities. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020

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Honors & Awards

  • Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction National Communication Association, Appreciates the Service of Frank Page for 2018 George Herbert Mead Lecture at the national convention. National Communication Association, 11/10/2018
  • Professor of the Year Award for Teaching Excellence. Department of Sociology, 04/11/2011
  • Teaching Excellence Award. Sociology Department, 04/01/2009
  • Membership. Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society, 01/01/2000


  • American Sociological Association (ASA), Member, 01/01/2000 - 01/01/2012
  • Pacific Sociological Association (PSA), Member, 01/01/2000 - 01/01/2012
  • Writers Guild of America (AGA), Member, 01/01/1990 - 01/01/2012

In the Media

  • Interview by ABC news on storage sheds and their significance as measures of conspicuous consumption and growing inequality. 02/10/2017.
  • Speaker in a documentary on the importance of expanding media election coverage beyond the two major parties to include third party candidates. Documentary produced by Rocky Anderson. 03/15/2015.
  • Documentary Interview, Chasing Death, KRCL Video Documentary. Topic of Religion and Death. 09/01/2014.
  • Radio Interview Sociology,KRCL Radio. Topic is growing spirituality and secularization in the U.S. 05/20/2011.
  • Interview Salt Lake Tribune. Baby Boomers and Aging. 01/01/2006.
  • Language of War. Televised interview, Channel 5, KSL News. Salt Lake City. 01/15/2003.
  • Speciesism. Televised interview, Channel Four, Salt Lake City, Utah. 06/01/1997.