Wade M. Cole portrait
  • Professor, Sociology Department

Professional Service

  • Social Science Research. Role: Member. Editorial board. 09/2019 - 08/2022
  • American Sociological Association. Role: Organizer. Open session on Political Sociology. 01/2019 - 08/2019
  • American Sociological Assoication. Role: Chair. Gordon Hirabayashi Human Rights Book Award Committee, Section on Human Rights. 08/2016 - 08/2017
  • Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters. Social Science Chair. 11/2015 - 12/2016
  • American Sociological Association. Role: Chair. Graduate Student Paper Award Committee, Section on Human Rights. 08/2015 - 08/2016
  • American Sociological Association. Council Member, Section on Human Rights. 01/2014 - present
  • Sociology of Education. Editorial Board. 01/2012 - 12/2015
  • Sociology of Education. Editorial Board. 01/2007 - 12/2009

Internal Service

  • Scholarship and Fellowship Review Committee. Member, 04/2019 - present. College service.
  • Graduate Council. College of Social and Behavioral Science Representative, 08/2018 - 05/2021. University service.
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Sociology. 07/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Sociology. 07/2017 - 07/2018. Department service.
  • General Education Curriculum Council, Office of Undergraduate Studies. Member, 07/2017 - 07/2018. College service.
  • Faculty Search Committee, Department of Sociology. Co-Chair, 01/2016 - 12/2016. Department service.
  • Research and Funding Incentive Committee, Department of Sociology. 11/2015 - present. Department service.
  • Academic Senate. 01/2015 - 09/2017. University service.
  • Faculty Search Committee, Department of Sociology. Co-Chair, 01/2015 - 12/2015. Department service.
  • Faculty Search Advisory Committee, College of Social and Behavior Science. 01/2015 - 12/2015. College service.
  • Strategic Planning Committee, Department of Sociology. 01/2015 - 12/2015. Department service.
  • Retention, Tenure, and Promotion Committee, Department of Sociology. 08/2014 - present. Department service.
  • ADVANCE Task Force, College of Social and Behavioral Science. Department Representative, 01/2014 - 08/2015. College service.
  • Faculty Search Committee, Department of Sociology. Member, 01/2014 - 12/2014. Department service.
  • Coordinator, Global & Comparative Sociology Program, Department of Sociology. 01/2013 - present. Department service.
  • General Education Curriculum Council, Office of Undergraduate Studies. 01/2013 - 06/2015. College service.
  • Tenure Standards Committee, Department of Sociology. 01/2013 - 12/2014. Department service.
  • Faculty Search Committee, Department of Sociology (two searches). 01/2013 - 12/2013. Department service.
  • Organizer, Human Rights and Development panel, Sociology of Development conference, University of Utah. 01/2013 - 10/2013. Department service.
  • Graduate Studies Committee. Member, 06/2012 - present. Department service.
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Area Committee, Office of Undergraduate Studies. Member, 04/2012 - 01/2013. University service.
  • Sociology of Development Conference Planning Committee. Member, 01/2012 - 06/2013. Department service.
  • Superior Research Award Committee. Member, 01/2012 - 06/2012. College service.
  • Executive Committee, Department of Sociology. Member, 09/2011 - present. Department service.