ERIKA GEORGE portrait
  • Samuel D. Thurman Professor of Law, College Of Law
  • Professor, College Of Law

Professional Service

  • Law & Society Association . Annual Meeting Program Committee. 01/2013 - 01/2014
  • Documentaries to Inspire Social Change. Founding Board of Directors. 01/2011 - 01/2013
  • Utah for Obama. Role: Fundraiser Co-Host. Elected Alternate Obama Delegate to the Democratic National Convention representing Utah's First Congressional District. 08/2008 - 09/2008
  • Women for Obama National Leadership Conference. Role: Fundraiser Co-Host. Utah for Obama. 01/2007 - 01/2008
  • American Society of International Law: Africa Section. Role: Co-Chair. Co-Chair, American Society of International Law: Africa Section. 01/2007 - 01/2008
  • Executive Committee Member. Role: Executive Committee Member. Executive Committee Member, AALS Section on Human Rights. 01/2006 - 01/2008
  • Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights. Role: Advisory Board Member. Human Rights Advocacy. 01/2006 - 01/2007
  • International Legal Issues Society. Co-Faculty Advisor. 01/2004 - 01/2008

Internal Service

  • Masters of International Affairs and Global Justice Program Committee. Member, 01/2016 - present. University service.
  • Faculty Development Committe. Chair, 01/2016 - present. College service.
  • Program Committee (2014-2016). Co-Chair, 01/2014 - 01/2016. College service.
  • Academic Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Investment Responsibility. Chair, 01/2014 - 01/2015. University service.
  • University of Utah, Dean of the Graduate School. Search Committee Member, 01/2013 - present. University service.
  • Center for Global Justice, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Co-Chair, 01/2012 - 01/2015. College service.
  • Dolowitz Lecture Board, Health and Human Rights. Member, 01/2010 - present. University service.
  • S.J. Quinney College of Law, Dean Search Committee . Hiring Chair , 01/2008 - 01/2009. College service.
  • S.J. Quinney College of Law. Readmissions, 01/2007 - 01/2008. College service.
  • University of Utah International Studies Board Committee. Member, 01/2005 - present. University service.
  • S.J. Quinney College of Law, Dean Search Committee. Member, 01/2005 - 01/2006. College service.
  • S.J Quinney College of Law Scholarships and Awards Committee . Member, 01/2005 - 01/2006. College service.
  • S.J. Quinney College of Law Hiring Committee. Member, 01/2004 - 01/2005. College service.
  • S.J. Quinney College of Law Curriculum Committee . Member, 01/2003 - 01/2004. College service.

Honors & Awards

  • Human Rights Award. Salt Lake City Human Rights Commission, 01/2014
  • University of Utah Presidential Commission on the Status of Women Award. 01/2014
  • Inclusion Center for Community & Justice. 01/2013
  • University of Utah Early Career Award. 01/2008
  • Next Generation Project Fellow. Next Generation Project Fellow, 01/2007
  • University of Utah Teaching Grant. 01/2006
  • Institute of Public and International Affairs Grant - Migration. Institute of Public and International Affairs Grant - Migration, 01/2005
  • Institute of Public and International Affairs Grant - Globalization. Institute of Public and International Affairs Grant - Globalization, 01/2005
  • University of Utah Interdisciplinary Committee for Applied Ethics and Human Values Grant. University of Utah Interdisciplinary Committee for Applied Ethics and Human Values Grant, 01/2004
  • University of Utah Teaching Grant. 01/2004

Affiliations

  • Law & Society Association , , 2013 - present
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Human Rights Center Board of Directors, 01/2013 - present
  • American Society of International Law , Co-Chair Africa Interest Group, 01/2007 - 01/2008
  • Utah ACLU , Member, 01/2007 - 01/2010
  • American Association of Law Schools , Member, 01/2003 - present