RICHARD M MEDINA portrait
  • Associate Professor, Geography Department
  • Assistant Professor, Geography Department
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Internal Service

  • Department of World Languages & Cultures Graduate Council Review Committee Member. 2022 - present. service.
  • Senate Task Force on the Presidential Selection Process. 2022 - present. service.
  • EDI Director. 2021 - present. service.
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Dean Search Committee. 2021 - present. service.
  • Acting Chair. 2020 - 2020. service.
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee. Co-Chair, 2019 - present. service.
  • Colloquium Committee. Chair, 2019 - present. service.
  • USGIF Geospatial Intelligence Certificate Program. Director, 2017 - 2019. service.
  • USGS/NGA Center of Academic Excellence. Director, 2017 - 2019. service.
  • University of Utah, Department of Geography, Graduate Committee. Committee Member, 2014 - present. service.
  • University of Utah, Department of Geography, Undergraduate Committee. Committee Member, 2014 - present. service.
  • GTU/Geography Club. Faculty Advisor, 2014 - present. service.

Honors & Awards

  • Poster competition, 3rd Place – Weber, C. and Medina, R. Terrorism in Nigeria: The Cultural and Ideological Context of Radical Violence. United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, 2016
  • Outstanding Mentor/Advisor Award. Department of Geography, University of Utah, 2016

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