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

Professional Service

  • The Kavli Foundation & U.S. Department of Energy. Role: Invited member. Steering Committee, Science Public Engagement Partnership (SciPEP). 12/2020 - 09/2021
  • National Science Foundation. Reviewer. 08/2020 - 08/2021
  • Scholars Strategy Network. Role: Chapter Co-lead. Utah Chapter. 08/2019 - 08/2020
  • National Science Foundation. Role: Panel reviewer. Division of Research and Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL). 01/2017 - 01/2017
  • The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Mathematics. Role: Workshop Planning Committee Member. Standing Committee on Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions. 08/2016 - 12/2016
  • 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 - 01/2015

Internal Service

  • Athletics Advisory Council. Member, 07/2020 - present. University service.
  • Executive Committee. Member, 08/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Department Colloquium. Coordinator, 08/2016 - 08/2019. Department service.
  • Diversity Committee. Member, 07/2016 - 07/2019. Department service.
  • Faculty Hiring Committee. Member, 11/2015 - 03/2016. Department service.
  • Graduate Committee. Member, 07/2015 - 07/2016. Department service.
  • Awards Committee. Member, 03/2015 - 05/2015. Department service.
  • EarthU Sustainability in Diversity. Mentor, 02/2015 - 02/2015. University service.
  • University Marketing and Communications/University of Utah Campus Communication Council. Panelist, Science and Social Media, 11/2014 - 11/2014. University service.
  • Graduate School Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. Judge, 11/2014 - 11/2014. University service.

Honors & Awards

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

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