Professional Service

  • Asia in the Russian Imagination: Interdisciplinary conference (March 23-24, 2018). Conference organizer with Matthew Romaniello. 02/2017 - 05/2018
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Consultant on Congressionally commissioned report: America‚Äôs Languages: Investing in Language Education for the 21st Century. Commission on Language Learning, https://www.amacad.org/multimedia/pdfs/publications/researchpapersmonographs/language/Commission-on-Language-Learning_Americas-Languages.pdf. 02/2017 - 02/2017
  • American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators. Editorial Board Member, Issues in Language Program Direction. 12/2016 - present
  • Russian Language Journal. Article Reviewer. 01/2016 - present
  • Applied Psycholinguistics. Article Reviewer. 01/2016 - 12/2018
  • Biennial Conference on Balkan and South Slavic Linguistics, Literature & Folklore. Conference Organizer Conference dates: April 28-30, 2016. 08/01/2015 - 05/01/2016
  • Immersion Conference 2014. Member of executive planning committee. 09/2013 - 10/2014
  • AATSEEL "Balancing Teaching and Research in Academia". Roundtable presenter. 01/2013 - 01/2013
  • Arizona State University. External Reviewer Critical Language Institute. 06/2012 - 07/2012
  • Association of Departments of Foreign Languages/MLA. Role: Leader. New Chairs Workshop at the ADFL Summer Seminar, Vanderbilt University. 06/2012 - 06/2012
  • United States Naval Academy. External Reviewer. Languages and Cultures Department. 04/2012 - 05/2012
  • Association of Departments of Foreign Languages/MLA. Co-Host (with BYU) for ADFL Summer Chair Seminar (West). June 2011. 06/22/2011 - 06/26/2011
  • Association of Departments of Foreign Languages/MLA. President of Executive Committee. 01/2011 - 01/2012

Internal Service

  • Russian Section Head. 01/01/2013 - present. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Working with Utah State Office of Education on Russian Dual Immersion Program Implementation. 01/2015 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Contribution to the Profession - 2017. American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, 12/2017

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