Professional Service

  • Two-Year College English Association National. Conference Proposal Reviewer. 11/2019 - 12/2019
  • Utah State University Press. Book manuscript reviewer. 10/2019 - 12/2019
  • Journal of Writing Assessment. Manuscript reviewer. 10/2019 - 10/2019
  • Bedford/St. Martin's. Textbook proposal reviewer. 08/2019 - 08/2019
  • Community Writing Center. Role: Judge. Iron Pen Competition. 07/2019 - 07/2019
  • Conference on College Composition and Communication. Conference Proposal Round I Reviewer. 05/2019 - 06/2019
  • Assessing Writing. Manuscript reviewer. 05/2019 - 05/2019
  • Writing Program Administration. Manuscript Reviewer. 03/2019 - 03/2019
  • Two-Year College English Association- National. Role: Committee Member. Research Committee: Faculty Workload White Paper. 02/2019 - present
  • NCTE Books Program. Book proposal reviewer. 02/2019 - 02/2019
  • Journal of Writing Assessment. Editorial Board Member. 01/2019 - present
  • Two-Year College English Association- National. National conference proposal reviewer. 10/2018 - 11/2018
  • Salt Lake Community College. OpenEnglish@SLCC Reviewer. 08/2018 - present
  • Cultural Rhetorics Consortium. Conference proposal reviewer. 05/2018 - 05/2018
  • Community Literacy Journal. Role: Review. Manuscript review. 03/2018 - 03/2018
  • Conference on College Composition and Communication. Role: Committee Member. Resolutions Committee. 12/2017 - 03/2018
  • National Council of Teachers of English. Role: Cosponsored Speaker. Cosponsored Speaker Program. 10/2017 - present
  • College Composition and Communication. Role: Reviewer. Manuscript review. 05/2017 - 11/2018
  • Conference on College Composition and Communication. Role: Committee Member. Braddock Award Selection Committee. 05/2017 - 01/2018
  • Teaching English in the Two-Year College. Role: Reviewer. Manuscript review. 03/2017 - 05/2018
  • Conference on College Composition and Communication. Role: Chair. Nominating Committee. 08/2016 - 03/2017
  • Teaching English in the Two-Year College. Role: Board Member. Editorial Board. 05/2016 - present
  • Teaching English in the Two-Year College. Manuscript Reviewer. 02/2016 - present
  • Studies in American Indian Literatures. Manuscript Reviewer. 01/2016 - 02/2016
  • College Composition and Communication. Manuscript Reviewer. 01/2016 - 02/2016
  • Salt Lake Community College. Role: Chair. Community Writing Center Director Hiring Committee. 10/2015 - 11/2015
  • College English. Manscript Reviewer. 06/2015 - 06/2015
  • Two-Year College English Association. Role: Task force member. Task Force revising the Guidelines for the Academic Preparation of Two-Year College English Faculty. 03/2015 - 04/2016
  • National Council of Teachers of English. Role: Committee member. Mark Reynolds Best Article in Teaching English in the Two-Year College Award Selection Committee. 03/2015 - 01/2016
  • Salt Lake Community College. Role: External reviewer. External reviewer for SLCC English Department's 5-Year Program Review. 03/2015 - 06/2015
  • Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture. Role: Manuscript reviewer. Peer reviewer for special issue on cultural rhetorics. 02/2015 - 03/2015
  • National Council of Teachers of English. Role: Utah Postsecondary Policy Analyst. Policy Analysis Initiative. 10/15/2014 - 06/2018
  • Conference on College Composition and Communication. Role: Member. Tribal College Fellowship Selection Committee. 09/2014 - 03/2015
  • Wicazo Sa Review. Manuscript reviewer. 09/2014 - 09/2014
  • Conference on College Composition and Communication. Role: Member. Task Force on Designing an Alternative College Scorecard. 08/2014 - 11/2015
  • Research in the Teaching of English journal. Manuscript reviewer. 01/2014 - 02/2014
  • Two-Year College English Association. Role: Committee Member. Research Committee. 02/2013 - 12/2015

Internal Service

  • Career-Line Faculty Search Committee. Chair, 08/2019 - 01/2020. Department service.
  • Asia Campus Career-Line Faculty Search. Chair, 08/2019 - 12/2019. Department service.
  • New Student Orientation Faculty Session Leader. 05/2019 - 07/2019. University service.
  • University Prison Education Project. Admissions Essay Reviewer, 04/2019 - 04/2019. Other service.
  • Return to the U Coordinator. 03/2019 - present. Department service.
  • WRS Dream Center Partnerships. Coordinator, 11/2018 - present. University service.
  • Intercultural Communication Gen Ed Rubric Revision. 10/2018 - 10/2018. University service.
  • Currriculum Committee. 09/2018 - present. College service.
  • Council of Dee Fellows. 09/2018 - present. Other service.
  • Project Youth Session Facilitator. 04/2018 - 04/2018. University service.
  • Consultant on Transfer Initiatives. 01/2018 - present. University service.
  • University Research Committee. Grant Proposal Reviewer, 10/2017 - 10/2017. University service.
  • Undergraduate Council. Council member, 09/2017 - present. University service.
  • Chair Search Committee. Committee Member, 09/2017 - 01/2018. Department service.
  • Curriculum Committee. Committee Member (2017-2018, 2020), Chair (2019), 05/2017 - present. Department service.
  • Undergraduate Research Mentor Training. Facilitator, 05/2017 - 04/2018. University service.
  • Crimson Transfer Honor Society. Induction Speaker, 03/2017 - 03/2017. University service.
  • Writing Studies Scholars Program. Coordinator, 01/2017 - present. Department service.
  • Humanities Scholars Faculty Leader. 08/2016 - present. College service.
  • Outstanding Academic Advisor Award Committee. 03/2016 - 03/2016. University service.
  • Undergraduate Studies Transfer Student Welcome Group. 01/2016 - present. University service.
  • Humanities Scholars Program Planning Committee. 09/2015 - 08/2016. College service.
  • Four Corners Center for Applied Research Planning Committee. 03/2015 - 09/2016. Other service.
  • Undergraduate Research Award Application Reviewer. 03/2015 - 03/2015. University service.
  • Transfer Group Working Session. Participant, 02/2015 - 03/2015. University service.
  • Bennion Center Academic Enrichment Facilitator. 02/2015 - 02/2015. Other service.
  • Faculty Search Committee. Committee member, 09/01/2014 - 02/2015. Department service.
  • Executive Committee. Committee member, 08/15/2014 - present. Department service.
  • Writing 1010 Assessment. Co-researcher, 07/2014 - 05/2015. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Amigos Mentores Mentor. 10/2016 - 05/2019
  • Collaboration with English faculty at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC). This collaboration has resulted in formalized articulation agreements between SLCC's Certificate of Completion in Writing and the Writing and Rhetoric Studies major, the creation of an articulated Associate Degree in Writing Studies (the first in the country), the development of the Writing Studies Scholars comprehensive bridge program for SLCC transfer students majoring in Writing & Rhetoric Studies, a low-cost summer bridge course for students in any major, and a professional apprenticeship program at SLCC for graduate students in Writing & Rhetoric Studies and English. It has also led to the recruitment of SLCC transfer students as undergraduate research assistants, joint conference presentations, a series of published articles, and a book manuscript that has been accepted for publication. 10/2014 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Early Career Teaching Award. University of Utah, 04/2020
  • Faculty Member of the Game. University of Utah Athletics, 09/07/2019
  • John Lovas Memorial Weblog Award (with Darin Jensen and Patrick Sullivan). Kairos, 05/2018
  • Faculty Teaching Award for Innovation in General Education. Office of Undergraduate Studies, 04/2018
  • Dee Fellowship in Recognition of Teaching Excellence. Council of Dee Fellows, 04/2018
  • Rising Star Award. College of Humanities, 04/2018
  • Faculty Recognition Award. Career & Professional Development Center, 02/2018
  • Undergraduate Research Mentor Training Facilitator. Office of Undergraduate Research, 04/2017
  • URC Faculty Fellowship. University Research Committee , 02/2017
  • Transfer Faculty Fellowship. Office of Undergraduate Studies, 02/2017
  • Mark Reynolds Teaching English in the Two-Year College Best Article Award 2014. TYCA, 01/2015
  • Finalist: James Berlin Outstanding Dissertation Award. CCCC, 01/2015
  • Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship. University of Michigan, 09/2013
  • David and Linda Moscow Prize for Excellence in Teaching Composition. University of Michigan, 04/2013
  • Chairs' Memorial Scholarship. CCCC, 03/2013
  • School of Education Scholars Award. University of Michigan, 09/2009

Affiliations

  • Rhetoric Society of America (RSA), Member, 10/2014 - present
  • Two-Year College English Association West (TYCA-West), Member, 10/2012 - present
  • Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA), Member, 04/2012 - present
  • Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA), Member, 04/2010 - present
  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), Member, 01/2007 - present

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