Erin Carraher portrait
  • Major I Coordinator, School Of Architecture
  • Assistant Professor, School Of Architecture
  • Senior Researcher, ITAC, School Of Architecture
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Professional Service

  • National Council of Architecture Registration Boards. Role: Committee Member. FY17 ARE 5.0 Item Development Subcommittee: Project Planning & Design Group. 06/2016 - 06/2017
  • National Council of Architecture Registration Boards. Role: Committee Member. FY 16 ARE 5.0 Forms Assembly Task Force. 06/2015 - 06/2016
  • American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter. Role: Jury Chair. 2015 Design Awards. 06/2015 - 11/2015
  • National Council of Architecture Registration Boards. Role: Committee Member. FY 15 ARE 5.0 Mapping Task Force. 06/2014 - 06/2015
  • American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter. Role: Chair. Young Architects Forum. 01/2014 - 12/2015
  • National Architecture Accrediting Board. Role: NCARB Representative. Visiting Team Member. 07/2013 - 06/2017
  • National Council of Architecture Registration Boards. Role: Comittee member. FY 14 ARE 5.0 Test Specification Task Force. 06/2013 - 06/2014
  • American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter. Role: Jury Member. 2013 Central Section Design Awards. 06/2013 - 11/2013
  • American Institute of Architects - Young Architects Forum. Role: Technology Co-Chair. Technology Co-Chair. 01/2013 - 12/2013
  • NCARB. Role: Committee Member. FY 13 Pre-Test Committee. 07/2012 - 06/2013
  • Northwest Pacific Region +Western Mountain Region AIA. Role: Sub-Committee Member. NWPR+WMR AIA Leadership Institute Planning Sub-Committee,. 04/2012 - 10/2012
  • American Institute of Architects - Utah Chapter. Role: Committee Member. Technology in Architectural Practice Committee. 01/2012 - present
  • American Institute of Architects - Utah Chapter. Role: Committee Member. 2012 Conference Planning Committee. 01/2012 - present
  • American Institute of Architects - Young Architects Forum. Role: Technology Co-Chair. Technology Co-Chair. 01/2012 - 12/2012
  • Design Technology Business Advisory Board for the Granite, Davis, Jordan, Salt Lake, Canyons and Tooele School Districts. Role: Board Member. Board Member for the Design Technology Business Advisory Board. 10/2011 - 12/2015

Internal Service

  • Learning Portfolio Selection Task Force. Committee Member, 06/2016 - 02/2017. University service.
  • Marriott Library Fine Arts Design Committee. Committee Member, 09/2015 - 09/2016. University service.
  • General Education Curriculum Sub-Committee on Learning Outcomes. Committee Member, 05/2015 - 08/2015. University service.
  • General Education Curriculum Sub-Committee for Criteria Reveiw. Committee Member, 09/2014 - 08/2015. University service.
  • School of Architecture Communications Search Committee. Chair, 09/2014 - 04/2015. Department service.
  • College of Architecture + Planning Interdisciplinary Task Force. Task Force Member, 09/2014 - 04/2015. College service.
  • Bennion Center Public Service Professorship Award . Review Committee Member, 09/2014 - 03/2015. University service.
  • School of Architecture Chair Search Committee. Search Committee Member, 09/2014 - 12/2014. Department service.
  • General Education Curriculum Committee. Committee Member, 09/2013 - present. College service.
  • School of Architecture Design Search Committee . Committee Member, 09/2013 - 04/2014. Department service.
  • College of Architecture + Planning Dean Visioning Committee. Committee Member, 05/2013 - 12/2013. College service.
  • Plan B Scholarship. Reviewer, 03/2013 - 03/2013. College service.
  • Life Science/Applied Science Area Review Committee. Committee Member, 09/2012 - 08/2013. University service.
  • Design Search Committee. Committee Member, 09/2012 - 08/2013. College service.
  • M1 Coordinator. Coordinator, 09/2012 - 08/2013. Department service.
  • Admissions Committee. Committee Member, 09/2012 - 08/2013. Department service.
  • Curriculum Committee. Committee Member, 09/2012 - 08/2013. Department service.
  • College Technology Committee. Committee Member, 09/2012 - 08/2013. College service.
  • Undergraduate Honors Thesis - Caitlin Thissen. Advisor, 09/2012 - 05/2013. Other service.
  • Academic Appeals Committee. Committee Member, 09/2011 - 04/2015. University service.
  • College of Architecture + Planning Alumni Alliance. Faculty Representative, 09/2011 - 05/2013. College service.
  • M1 Coordinator. Coordinator, 09/2011 - 08/2012. Department service.
  • Curriculum Committee. Committee Member, 08/2011 - 08/2012. Department service.
  • Public Relations Committee. Committee Member, 08/2011 - 08/2012. Department service.
  • Admissions Committee. Committee Member, 08/2011 - 08/2012. Department service.
  • Technology Committee. Committee Member, 08/2011 - 08/2012. Department service.
  • Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design Third Year Competition Jury Chair. Jury Chair, 02/2011 - 02/2011. Department service.
  • Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design Second Year Competition Jury Member. Jury Member, 01/2011 - 01/2011. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Open Classroom, 8th Grade Internship Program, Mentor, Spring 2016. 01/2016 - 05/2016
  • Discover Architecture High School Student Summer Program, University of Utah, Volunteer, 2014, 2015. 08/2014 - present
  • Hands-On Workshop, Bennion Center, Organizer, October 2012 SOARE field trip for Mountain View Elementary students. 10/2012 - 10/2012
  • Hands-On Workshop, Morningside Elementary School, Organizer and Activity Leader, May 2012 Field trip and workshop for Mrs. White’s 6th Grade Class who participated in the EECTA program . 05/2012 - 05/2012
  • Educating Elementary Children Through Architecture (EECTA), Utah Center for Architecture, Volunteer Instructor, Spring 2012 Eight week curriculum on architecture and planning principles taught by teams of practitioners and architecture students to fifth-grade students in public schools. 01/2012 - 05/2012

Outreach

  • Project: Architecture - Girl Scouts of Utah Outreach Project. 09/2012 - 10/2013
  • Educating Elementary Children Through Architecture (EECTA) Volunteer. 10/2011 - 05/2012

Honors & Awards

  • Early Career Teaching Award. University of Utah, 02/28/2017
  • International A+ Award - Private House XS Category - Girl Scouts of Utah Summer Cabins, Finalist, 2016 (with Jörg Rügemer). Architizer, 04/14/2016
  • New Faculty Teaching Award. Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, 03/2016
  • Young Architects Award. American Institute of Architects, 02/2016
  • Emerging Faculty Award. Building Technology Educators Society, 06/2015
  • Regional Excellence in Wood Design Award. WoodWorks, 01/2015
  • Young Architect Award. AIA Utah, 10/31/2014
  • Public Interest Design Award, Honorable Mention. Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network , 10/2014
  • Juror Award. Design Arts Utah, 10/2014
  • Design Honor Award. AIA Utah, 09/2014
  • ACSA Collaborative Practice. ACSA, 04/30/2014
  • ACSA Diversity Achievement. ACSA, 04/30/2014
  • Faculty of the Year Award. College of Architecture + Planning, 05/2013
  • XCaliber Award for Contributions to Technology-Enriched Teaching and Learning, Certificate of Excellence, Virginia Tech University, Spring 2011. Virginia Tech , 05/2011

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