CHRISTOPHER A SIMON portrait
  • Professor, Political Science Department
  • Affiliate Faculty, Global Change and Sustainability Center
801-585-3544

Professional Service

  • Journal of Criminal Justice. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Manuscript Reviewer. 04/29/2019 - 05/03/2019
  • Armed Forces & Society. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Manuscript Reviewer. 03/07/2019 - 03/13/2019
  • Interest Groups & Advocacy. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Manuscript Reviewer. 03/06/2019 - 03/07/2019
  • Athens Journal of Social Sciences. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Manuscript Reviewer. 03/05/2019 - 04/09/2019
  • Nonprofit and Volunteer Sector Quarterly. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Manuscript Reviewer. 01/15/2019 - 01/31/2019
  • Public Management Review. Manuscript Reviewer. 11/09/2018 - 11/24/2018
  • University of Michigan Press. Prospectus Reviewer. 11/06/2018 - 11/26/2018
  • War Studies University, Warsaw Poland. Role: Scientific Committee Member. Military Science (new scholarly journal). 09/18/2018 - present
  • Energy Research & Social Science. Manuscript Reviewer. 06/08/2018 - 06/26/2018
  • Review of Public Personnel Administration. Manuscript Reviewer. 06/03/2018 - 06/04/2018
  • Wayne State University. Promotion & Tenure External Reviewer. 06/2018 - 06/2018
  • Boise State University. Promotion & Tenure Reviewer. 06/2018 - 06/2018
  • Canadian Public Policy. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Reviewer. 04/21/2018 - 05/02/2018
  • Social Science Journal. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Reviewed manuscript for peer reviewed publication. 12/29/2017 - 12/31/2017
  • Public Administration Review. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Reviewed manuscript. 12/06/2017 - 12/06/2017
  • Palgrave Press. Role: Book Proposal Reviewer. Reviewed book proposal "Renewable Energy: An Independent Sustainable Future. ". 10/2017 - 10/2017
  • Nonprofit and Volunteer Sector Quarterly. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Reviewed manuscript. 08/09/2017 - 08/09/2017
  • Energy Research & Social Science. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Reviewed manuscript. 07/2017 - 07/2017
  • State Politics and Policy Quarterly. Manuscript Reviewer. 05/20/2016 - 05/28/2016
  • Oregon Historical Quarterly. Manuscript Reviewer. 03/21/2016 - 03/21/2016
  • University of Madras. External Committee Member for PHD Committee. Student: Mr. Murugan S.V. Committee Chair: Kennedy Stephensan Vaseekaran, Department of Public Administration. 02/09/2016 - 05/2017
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies . Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Manuscript Reviewer. 11/16/2015 - 11/16/2015
  • Social Science Journal. Manuscript Reviewer. 09/23/2015 - 12/14/2015
  • Public Administration Review. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Manuscript Reviewer. 09/03/2015 - 09/22/2015
  • Athens Institute for Education and Research. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Manuscript Reviewer. 08/31/2015 - 09/01/2015
  • Environmental Science & Policy. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Manuscript Reviewer. 05/04/2015 - 05/04/2015
  • Journal for Public Affairs Education. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Manuscript Reviewer. 04/22/2015 - 05/04/2015
  • Greenspun College of Urban Affairs. External Program Reviewer. 04/2015 - 05/2015
  • Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Reviewed a manuscript for potential publication. 10/2012 - 10/2012
  • Review of Public Personnel Administration. Reviewed a manuscript for potential publication. 10/2012 - 10/2012
  • Journal of Public Affairs Education. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Reviewed a manuscript for possible publication. 10/2012 - 10/2012
  • Public Integrity (Journal). Role: Co-Book Review Editor. 09/01/2012 - 10/28/2014
  • University of Wyoming. External Reviewer for Promotion to Full Professor. 05/23/2012 - 08/28/2012
  • Policy Studies Journal. Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Manuscript Review. 12/30/2011 - 12/30/2011
  • Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society, NASPAA. Role: Member, National Council. I serve on the national council of the honor society. I was re-elected to serve a second term. 10/21/2011 - 10/2017
  • Boise State University. Role: External Reviewer for Promotion and Tenure File. Promotion and Tenure Reviewer. 09/18/2011 - 09/19/2011
  • NASPAA. Role: Member. Dissertation Award Committee. 09/01/2011 - 09/30/2011
  • Fulbright Specialist Program. Role: Peer Reviewer. Peer review of applications. 08/01/2011 - 08/01/2013
  • Armed Forces & Society (Journal). Role: Manuscript Reviewer. Peer review of article submission. 02/17/2011 - 03/04/2011

Internal Service

  • New Graduate Student Orientation. PA Field Representative, , 08/15/2019 - 08/15/2019. Department service.
  • CSBS Student Research Day. Judge, 04/16/2019 - 04/16/2019. College service.
  • Betty Glad Funds Committee. Member, 04/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Executive MPA Admissions Committee. Member, 12/18/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Graduate Studies Committee, PA Field Chair. 09/10/2018 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee. Member, 07/01/2017 - present. Department service.
  • Pi Alpha Alpha, MPA Program,Department of Political Science. Co-Adviser, 03/2015 - present. Department service.
  • Graduate Committee, Department of Political Science. Temporary PA-Field Representative, 02/2015 - 06/30/2016. Department service.
  • Society, Water, and Climate Transformative Cluster Hire Committee. Member, 08/2014 - 06/30/2015. University service.
  • RPT Committee. Member, 11/22/2013 - 09/2018. College service.
  • Co-Sponsored (with Hinckley Institute of Politics and VP for Equity and Diversity)) a Hinckley Institute Talk by Carlos Guevara Mann, Ph.D. (Program Officer, UN World Food Programe, Central and South America). Facilitator, 01/01/2013 - 02/01/2013. Department service.
  • Faculty Committee on Community and Governmental Relations . Member, 10/2012 - present. University service.
  • Co-Sponsored (with Hinckley Institute of Politics, VP for Equity and Diversity, and Gender Studies) a Hinckley Institute Talk by Maria Chavez, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Political Science, Pacific Lutheran University). Facilitator/Co-Sponsor, 08/2012 - 09/2012. College service.
  • MAC Committee. 08/01/2011 - 08/01/2014. Department service.
  • Dean's Advisory Committee. Member, 04/01/2011 - 12/01/2011. College service.
  • Maxwell Chair Search Committee. Member, 08/2010 - 02/2011. Department service.
  • Assistant Professor, Political Science Search Committee (MPA Non-Profit Position). Member, 08/2010 - 01/2011. Department service.
  • PAC Committee. 07/01/2010 - present. Department service.
  • Pi Alpha Alpha, Utah Chapter. Co-Advisor, 07/01/2010 - 03/18/2013. Other service.
  • Masters in Public Policy and Administration Student Association (MPPASA). Advisor, 07/01/2010 - 03/18/2013. Other service.
  • Graduate Committee. Member, 07/01/2010 - 03/18/2013. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Utah Nonprofit Association/MPA Maria Chavez (Associate Professor, Political Science, Pacific Lutheran University) Presentation at UNA Diversity and Leadership Event (held at Episcopal Church Center). 08/2012 - 09/2012

Outreach

  • Manuscript Editor, Green Canyon High School "We the People" Program National Competition. 03/04/2019 - 03/31/2019
  • Collaborated with Hinckley Institute of Politics (University of Utah) to arrange a talk by Edward Weber, U.G. Dubach Professor of Political Science, Oregon State University. Talk title: "The Wicked Problem of Food, Water, and Energy: Local Solutions for Global Problems.". 01/2019 - 02/05/2019
  • Communications, Utah Marathon (Advanced Class Amateur Radio Operator, Callsign: KA6NRK). 09/04/2012 - 10/13/2012
  • Communications, Salt Lake City Marathon (Advanced Class Amateur Radio Operator, Callsign: KA6NRK). 04/12/2012 - 04/21/2012
  • Recruited a fourth cohort of MPA students in Hainan Province, China. 07/2011 - 07/2011

Honors & Awards

  • Nominated, Superior Teaching Award. College of Social and Behavioral Science, University of Utah, 02/2019
  • Commendation for Faculty Achievement "Public Policy: Preferences and Outcomes, Third Edition". J. Willard Marriott Library and Vice President for Research, University of Utah, 04/04/2018
  • Commendation for Faculty Achievement "The Energy Security Dilemma: US Policy and Practice". J. Willard Marriott Library and Vice President for Research, University of Utah, 04/05/2017
  • Fellow. Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, 08/30/2010
  • Technology Educator of the Year. Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, 10/21/2008
  • Mentor to Senior Scholar (summa cum laude) . College of Liberal Arts, University of Nevada, Reno, 12/2005
  • Waldo-Cummings Outstanding Student Award, Senior-Class Recipient. For scholarship and leadership achievements. Oregon State University, 05/22/1991