Marie Sarita Gaytan portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Sociology Department
  • Assistant Professor, Gender Studies
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Internal Service

  • Participated in the Women’s Resource Center, “Mentor Match: Connecting Passion with Resources” event. Participant, 03/2013 - 03/2013. University service.
  • CSBS Teaching Awards Committee. Member, 02/2013 - 02/2014. College service.
  • Gender Studies Executive Committee. Member, 07/2011 - 07/2016. Department service.

Honors & Awards

  • Finalist, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Junior Research Award. University of Utah, 04/01/2016
  • Best Paper in the Social Sciences. Mexico Section, Latin American Studies Association, 05/2013
  • CSBS Junior Sabbatical Leave . University of Utah, 01/2013
  • Faculty Research Grant, University Research Committee. University of Utah , 06/2012
  • Lionel Cantú Graduate Student Award. University of California, Santa Cruz, 05/2006
  • Ford Foundation Minority Dissertation Fellowship. National Research Council, 03/2006
  • Frederick A. Cervantes Student Premio (Prize), Best Graduate Student Paper. National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies, 02/2005
  • Conflict, Social Action and Change Graduate Student Paper Award. Society for the Study of Social Problems, 06/2004
  • Cristina Maria Riegos Distinguished Graduate Student Paper Award, Latino/a Sociology Section. American Sociological Association, 08/2002

In the Media

  • El Economista. "Tequila, de la cruda a la intelectualidad". 05/10/2015.
  • Univision. "Tequila y Mexicanidad". 05/05/2015.