Sara K. Yeo portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Communication
  • Faculty Affiliate, Environmental Humanities
  • Faculty Affiliate, Global Change and Sustainability Center

Professional Service

  • National Science Foundation. Role: Panel reviewer. Division of Research and Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL). 01/2017 - present
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Role: Professional Freedom and Responsibility Chair. ComSHER Division. 08/2016 - present
  • The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Mathematics. Role: Workshop Planning Committee Member. Standing Committee on Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions. 08/2016 - present
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Role: Secretary. ComSHER Division. 08/2015 - 08/2016
  • American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR). Role: Member. Membership and Chapter Relations Committee. 05/2013 - present

Internal Service

  • Department Colloquium. Coordinator, 08/2016 - present. Department service.
  • Diversity Committee. Member, 07/2016 - present. Department service.
  • Faculty Hiring Committee. Member, 11/2015 - 03/2016. Department service.
  • University Research Committee. 08/2015 - present. University service.
  • Graduate Committee. Member, 07/2015 - present. Department service.
  • Awards Committee. Member, 03/2015 - 05/2015. Department service.
  • EarthU Sustainability in Diversity. Mentor, 02/2015 - present. University service.
  • Graduate School Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. Judge, 11/17/2014 - present. University service.
  • University Marketing and Communications/University of Utah Campus Communication Council. Panelist, Science and Social Media, 11/12/2014 - present. University service.

Honors & Awards

  • Rising Star in the Humanities Award. College of Humanities, University of Utah, 11/2016

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