LORI KOWALESKI-JONES portrait
  • Professor, Family And Consumer Studies
  • Adjunct Professor, Sociology Department
  • Investigator, Huntsman Cancer Institute
  • Faculty Member, Masters of Public Policy Program
  • Director, Interdisciplinary Exchange for Utah Science (NEXUS), College of Social and Behavioral Science

Professional Service

  • National Institute of Health. Role: Grant reviewer. Study section member. 09/05/2021 - 10/18/2023
  • Population Association of America. Discussant at National Meeting. 04/2016 - 04/2016
  • population association of america. session organizer. 12/2011 - 05/2012

Internal Service

  • Behavioral Health and Innovation Dissemination Center (BHIDC). executive committee member, 09/01/2022 - 05/31/2024. University service.
  • The Consortium for Families and Health Research (C-FAHR). executive board committee member, 07/01/2022 - 05/31/2024. University service.
  • CSBS dean search. committee member, 12/01/2021 - 03/01/2022. University service.
  • search committee for public affairs Administrative manager. committee member, 10/04/2021 - 11/30/2021. College service.
  • CSBS development director search. committee member, 09/03/2021 - 12/17/2021. College service.
  • FCS junior faculty search committee. committee chair, 08/02/2021 - 12/17/2021. Department service.
  • Department Chair, Family and Consumer Studies. 01/01/2019 - 05/30/2021. College service.
  • Department Chair. Department Chair, 07/01/2018 - 06/30/2021. Department service.
  • Department Chair, Family and Consumer Studies. 01/01/2017 - 05/30/2021. Department service.
  • Department Chair, Family and Consumer Studies. 01/01/2016 - 05/30/2021. Department service.
  • Associate Department Chair. Associate Department Chair, 07/2013 - present. Department service.
  • Department Workload committee. 12/2012 - 12/2013. Department service.
  • Consultant, Center for Public Policy Adminstration. 08/2012 - 12/2012. College service.
  • Masters in Public Policy Admissions Committee . member, 01/2012 - 12/2020. College service.
  • Masters of Public Policy Program, Graduate Admissions Committee,. 01/2012 - 12/2012. College service.
  • Graduate Admissions Committee. 01/2012 - 12/2012. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Voices for Utah Children. 08/20/2022 - 12/16/2022
  • • Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission. 08/20/2022 - 12/16/2022
  • Utah Crime Victims Legal Clinic, Utah Domestic Violence Coalition, and YWCA Utah. 08/20/2022 - 12/16/2022
  • Utah Public Health Association. 08/20/2022 - 12/16/2022
  • Utah Working Parents Alliance & Utah Child Care Cooperative. 08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
  • Sustainable Food Initiatives Program at the University of Utah. 08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
  • The University of Utah, Department of Safety. 08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
  • Save Our Canyons. 08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
  • Utah Public Health Association. 08/24/2020 - 12/15/2020
  • Utah Community Builders Foundation at Salt Lake Chamber. 08/24/2020 - 12/15/2020
  • Utah Foundation. 08/24/2020 - 12/15/2020
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). 10/05/2019 - 12/13/2023
  • Connect 2 Health. 10/05/2019 - 12/13/2023
  • Utah Pride Center. 08/19/2019 - 12/15/2019
  • Utah Division of Emergency Management . 08/19/2019 - 12/15/2019
  • AAA Fair Credit Foundation (FCF) . 08/19/2019 - 12/15/2019
  • Utah Academy of Family Physicians (UAFP) . 08/19/2019 - 12/15/2019
  • Salt Lake County Division of Behavioral Health Services. 08/24/2015 - 12/14/2015
  • Wasatch Community Gardens. 08/24/2015 - 12/14/2015
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters of utah. 08/24/2015 - 12/14/2015
  • Salt Lake Community Action Partnership. 08/24/2015 - 12/14/2015
  • Utah Department of Health Maternal and Child Health. 08/2014 - 12/2014
  • Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce. 08/2014 - 12/2014
  • Utah Clean Energy/University Community Solar Project. 08/2014 - 12/2014
  • Voices for Utah Children. 08/2014 - 12/2014
  • Utah transit Authority . 08/2014 - 12/2014
  • Utah Transit Authority. 08/2013 - 12/2013
  • Utah Division of Securities. 08/2013 - 12/2013
  • Voices for Utah Children. 08/2013 - 12/2013
  • Voices for Utah Children. 08/2012 - 12/2012
  • Slow Food Utah. 08/2012 - 12/2012
  • Office of Human Resources, University of Utah. 08/2012 - 12/2012
  • Utahns Against Hunger. 08/2012 - 12/2012
  • Slow Food Utah. 08/2012 - 12/2012
  • Utah Clean Energy. 08/2011 - 12/2012
  • Utah Department of Health, Physical Activity and Obesity Program. 08/2011 - 12/2012
  • Office of Sustainability. 08/2011 - 12/2012
  • Envision Utah. 08/2010 - 12/2010
  • Voices for Utah Children. 08/2010 - 12/2010
  • Utah Individual Development Account Network. 08/2010 - 12/2010
  • Community Food Coop. 08/2010 - 12/2010

Outreach

  • Connect to Collect: Increasing Avenues for Free Tax Preparation. 12/31/2020 - 12/31/2023

Honors & Awards

  • Distinguished Teaching Award . University of Utah, 06/04/2018
  • Superior Teaching Award. College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Utah , 06/2016
  • 2010 Poster Award from the Population Association of America, Effects of Built Environment on Obesity: Using a Propensity Score Approach to Assess Selection and Causal Influences. Kowaleski-Jones, L. Ken R. Smith, Ikuho Yamada, Barbara Brown, Heidi Hanson, Cathleen Zick, Jessie Fan, . Population Association of America, 05/2010

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