Professional Service

  • National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students. Role: Member. Dissertation of the Year Committee. 09/01/2018 - 10/31/2018
  • National Postsecondary Education Collaborative/National Center for Education Statistics. Role: Member. Technical Review Panel #55. 01/01/2018 - 03/31/2019
  • National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships. Research Committee. 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018
  • Community College Review. Editorial Board. 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018
  • Utah System of Higher Education. Role: Member. Community College Services Presidential Task Force. 01/01/2018 - 04/30/2018
  • Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Conference Program Committee. 01/01/2018 - 04/01/2018
  • Community College Review. Editorial Board Member. 10/2017 - present
  • Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) . Completion Team Steering Committee. 01/2017 - present
  • Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Student Section Co-Chair, Conference Committee. 10/01/2015 - 12/31/2016
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education. Dissertation of the Year Committee. 07/2014 - present
  • Council for the Study of Community Colleges. By-Laws Chair, Board of Directors. 04/2014 - present

Internal Service

  • Presidential Task Force on Campus Safety. Member, 01/2017 - 05/2017. University service.
  • Faculty Ambassador for Student Success, Undergraduate Studies. 08/2016 - 05/2017. University service.
  • Transfer Adjustment Project. Member, 12/01/2015 - present. University service.
  • Transfer Process Working Group, University of Utah. 09/2014 - 05/15/2015. University service.

Community Partnership

  • Panelist for the American Dream Dialogue Series: "Higher Education and the American Dream." Hosted by the Department of Political Science, the College of Social and Behavioral Science, the Hinckley Institute of Politics, and the American Dream Ideas Challenge at the University of Utah. 10/17/2018 - present
  • "(Re)Examining dual enrollment pathways, policies, & perspectives: Building an equity agenda." Invited workshop at Iowa State University’s Community College Leadership Institute. 10/10/2018 - present
  • "How do we measure student success in dual enrollment programs?" Invited to panel presentation at the University of Texas System Vertex Research and Policy Symposium on Concurrent Enrollment & Dual Credit. 10/06/2018 - present
  • "Postsecondary transfer and mobility in Michigan: Transfer patterns, places, programs, and people." Invited presentation at the Michigan Student Success Summit. 09/14/2018 - present
  • Speaker at "Rural Day: What Difficulties do Rural Students Face and What are Possible Solutions?" Hosted by the Honors Urban/Rural Divide Praxis Lab and the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah. 04/02/2018 - present
  • "Contemporary issues in community colleges." Invited workshop delivered to the Salt Lake Community College President’s Leadership Institute. 02/16/2018 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty Fellow. Undergraduate Studies, University of Utah, 08/15/2016
  • Barbara K. Townsend Emerging Scholar Award. Council for the Study of Community Colleges, an affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges, 04/2016
  • Dissertation of the Year. Council for the Study of Community Colleges, an affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges, 04/2014
  • Richard E. and Ann M. O'Leary Fellow, College of Education. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 08/2011

Affiliations

  • Community College Review (CCR), Editorial Board, 10/01/2017 - present
  • Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC), Board of Directors, 04/01/2018 - present
  • Office of Community College Research and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (OCCRL), Faculty Affiliate, 07/2014 - present
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA), Member, 07/2008 - present
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Member, 08/2007 - present
  • National Association of Student Affairs Administrators (NASPA), Member, 09/2014 - present
  • Council for Public Policy in Higher Education, Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Vice-Chair, 11/30/2018 - 11/30/2021

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