Claudia Geist (she/her) portrait
  • Associate Professor, Gender Studies
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • Associate Professor, Sociology Department
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Honors & Awards

  • Sex and Gender Section/Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship (Article) Award. American Sociological Association, 2013
  • Outstanding Mentor Award, Undergraduate Student Experts in Teaching Program (USET), Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, University of Utah . 08/2012
  • 2011 Scholarly Achievement Award. North Central Sociological Association, 04/2011
  • Family Section/William J Goode Book Award. American Sociological Association, 2011
  • 2011 Distinguished Book Award. Midwest Sociological Society, 03/2011

Affiliations

  • Gender Studies Program (GNDR), Assistant professor, 01/2012 - present
  • Department of Sociology (SOC), Assistant Professor, 01/01/2010 - present

In the Media

Professional Service

  • American Sociological Association. Role: Member . Family Section Book Award . 01/01/2019 - 08/31/2019
  • Sex Roles. Role: Member. Editorial Board. 09/01/2015 - present
  • Journal of Health and Social Behavior. Reviewer. 01/01/2009 - present

Internal Service

  • Associate Dean for Research, School for Cultural and Social Transformation. 01/01/2020 - present. College service.
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Sociology. 07/02/2018 - 12/2019. Department service.
  • UROP Special Awards Review Committee. 09/01/2017 - 09/30/2017. University service.
  • Sociology Honors Faculty Advisor. 08/01/2017 - 12/2019. Department service.
  • University Committee on Student Affairs . member, 07/03/2017 - 12/31/2018. University service.
  • LGBT Resource Center Scholarship Committee. member, 07/2016 - 07/2018. University service.
  • Undergraduate committee. Member, 08/24/2015 - present. Department service.
  • Athletics Advisory Committee (AAC). Member, 08/24/2015 - present. University service.
  • Search Committee (Environmental Sociology). Member, 08/24/2015 - 05/02/2016. Department service.
  • Search Committee . Member, 10/07/2014 - 02/24/2015. Department service.
  • CSBS Building Committee, Collaborative Research Spaces. Member, 05/11/2014 - 10/27/2014. College service.
  • RPT standards committee. Member, 08/2013 - 07/2014. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Collaboration with Encircle Utah on Health and Wellbeing of Families with Transgender and Nonbinary Chiildren. 02/2020 - present