LAK
  • Chair Department of Anthroplogy
  • Professor, Anthropology Department
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Professional Service

  • International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health. Role: Organizer. Annual Meeting 2018. 07/01/2018 - present
  • Utah System of Higher Education. Chair of Anthropology Section. 08/01/2014 - 07/30/2020
  • Hindawi Publishing Corporation. Dataset Papers, Biology Dataset Papers, Genetics. 01/2013 - 12/31/2016
  • European Bioinformatics Institute. Role: Curator. Strepsirrhine IMGT-NHP (Immunogenetics-Nonhuman Primate) International MHC Database . 03/01/2010 - 06/30/2013

Internal Service

  • Graduate Council Review: Neurobiology and Anatomy. Internal Reviewer, 07/2020 - 12/2020. University service.
  • Global Change and Sustainability Center (GCSC). Member, 07/2015 - present. University service.
  • Society, Water and Climate Search Committee. Committee Member, 08/01/2014 - present. University service.
  • Department Chair. 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2019. Department service.
  • Curriculum Committee. 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2019. Department service.

Outreach

  • Red, White and U Day student recruitment. 04/2014 - present

Ad hoc Reviewer

Manuscripts: American Journal of Primatology; BMC Biology; Immunogenetics; Molecular Ecology;  PLoS; Proceedings of the Royal Society, London.

Research Grants & Institutions: DFG German Research Foundation

 

Honors & Awards

  • Elected Member. Sigma Xi, 12/2020
  • Visiting Professor. University of Veracruz, Center for Tropical Research, Xalapa, Mexico, 07/01/2012
  • Visiting Professor. University of Rennes, Department of Biological Sciences, Rennes, FRance, 09/01/2009

Affiliations

  • International Primatological Society (IPS), Member, 01/1997 - present
  • American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA), Regular member, 01/1994 - present
  • American Society of Primatologists (ASP), Member, 01/1992 - present

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