LISA DIAMOND portrait
  • Professor, Gender Studies (this is a joint appointment with my Psych position)
  • Professor, Gender Studies
  • Professor, Psychology Department
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Professional Service

  • Council for the school of social and cultural transformation. Role: Chair. Chair. 08/01/2018 - 05/01/2019
  • LGBTQ Affirmative Therapists Guild of Utah. Role: presenter. In-service training on "Variation in sexual identity". 09/21/2017 - 09/21/2017
  • Utah Network on Juveniles Offending Sexually. Role: Presenter. Provided in-service training on healthy sexual and gender development. 09/14/2017 - 09/14/2017
  • DASH (Developmental Adaptations to Stress and Health). Co-director. 09/01/2017 - 05/01/2019
  • Timpanogos Women's Facility, Utah State Correctional Institute. Role: instructor. Offered two courses on the Psychology of Love to female inmates. 01/01/2016 - 10/01/2017
  • Bisexual Research Collaborative on Health. Member. 01/2015 - present
  • National Science Foundation. Role: Member. Social Psychology Grant Review Panel. 01/2013 - present
  • Journal of Sex Research. Member, Editorial Board. 01/2012 - present
  • International Journal of Sexual Health. Member, Editorial Board. 01/2012 - present

Internal Service

  • University Professional and Tenure Advisory Committee. member, 01/01/2020 - 05/01/2020. University service.
  • Diversity Committee. Co-chair, 07/01/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Executive Committee. Member, 07/01/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Personnel Committee. member, 07/01/2018 - 06/30/2019. Department service.
  • Council for the School of Social and Cultural Transformation. Chair, 07/01/2018 - 12/31/2018. College service.
  • Co-director (with Bruce Ellis) of DASH (Developmental Adaptation, Stress, and Health). co-director, 08/2017 - present. Department service.
  • University Professional and Tenure Advisory Committee. member, 08/2017 - 06/30/2018. University service.
  • Executive Committee. member, 07/01/2017 - 06/30/2018. Department service.
  • Departmental Diversity Committee. Chair, 07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017. Department service.
  • Frontiers (feminist journal housed in Gender Studies). Consulting Editor, 01/2016 - present. Department service.
  • Committee for the 9th floor remodel. Chair, 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2018. Department service.
  • CSBS Student Appeals Committee. Member, 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2017. College service.
  • Professional Issues and Ethics (PIE) Committee. Member, 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016. Department service.
  • Internal Review Committee for the Department of Theatre. Member, 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016. University service.
  • Developmental Area Coordinator. 07/01/2014 - 12/31/2015. Department service.
  • Executive Committee. Member, 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2015. Department service.
  • Personnel Committee. Chair, 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014. Department service.
  • Gender Studies RPT Committee. Member, 07/01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • Member, Executive Committee, Department of Psychology, 2011-2012. 07/2011 - 06/30/2012. Department service.

Honors & Awards

  • Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Research Award. University of Utah, 04/2019
  • “Celebrate U” Honoree for extraordinary achievement in the School for Social and Cultural Transformation. University of Utah, 01/2018
  • Distinguished Book Award, Division 44 of the American Psychological Association, for The APA Handbook of Sexuality and Psychology (co-edited with Deborah L. Tolman). American Psychological Association, 01/2015
  • Fellow. Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 01/2013
  • Fellow, Division 44 (LGBT Psychology). American Psychological Association, 01/2011
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, APA Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns. American Psychological Association, 01/2011
  • Irwin Altman Distinguished Faculty Award. Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 01/2010
  • Superior Research Award. College of Social and Behavioral Science, University of Utah, 01/2010
  • Distinguished Book Award. International Association of Relationship Research, 01/2010
  • Distinguished Book Award for "Sexual fluidity: Understanding women's love and desire". American Psychological Association, Division 44, 2009
  • Book Award for "Sexual fluidity: Understanding women's love and desire". Independent Publishers, 2008
  • Ira and Harriet Reiss Award for the Best Theoretical Article on Human Sexuality, 2007. The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, 2008
  • Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. American Psychological Association, Division 44, 2006
  • Boyd McCandless Award for Distinguished Contribution to Developmental Psychology. American Psychological Association, Division 7, 2004
  • Recognition Award for Emerging Scholars. American Association of University Women, 2004
  • Louise Kidder Early Career Award. Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, 2004
  • Outstanding Young Scientist Award. Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Personal Relationships Interest Group, 2004
  • Early Career Teaching Award. University of Utah, 2004
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Superior Teaching Award. University of Utah, 2003

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