Professional Service

  • Publius: The Journal of Federalism . Role: Editor. Co-Editor of Publius's Annual Review of American Federalism . 07/11/2023 - present
  • American Political Science Association. Role: member. Selecting the best book published in 2021 in the Law and Courts section of the American Political Science Association. 11/03/2021 - 05/15/2022
  • University of Utah . Role: Political Research Colloquium Coordinator . Department of Political Science. 08/01/2019 - 07/01/2022

Internal Service

  • Faculty Advisor, Hinckley Institute Student Journal. I helped read, edit, and provide detailed feedback for submitted and accepted student papers. Faculty Advisor , 01/08/2024 - 04/01/2024. University service.
  • Graduate Student Orientation panelist, providing an overview of the American politics sub-field. presenter, 08/17/2023 - 08/17/2023. Department service.
  • at-large member of the department executive committee, helping advise the department chair on various matters . committee member, 08/14/2023 - present. Department service.
  • member of the the undergraduate studies committee, helping advise the direct of undergraduate studies on matters related to undergrad curriculum, scholarships, and awards . committee member, 08/14/2023 - present. Department service.
  • American Politics Comprehensive Exam Committee. member and grader, 08/01/2023 - 09/11/2023. Department service.
  • Graduate Student Orientation panelist, providing an overview of the American politics sub-field. presenter , 08/15/2022 - 08/15/2022. Department service.
  • Comprehensive Oral Exam for Morgan Wilson, doctoral student . member of exam committee , 11/17/2021 - 12/17/2021. Department service.
  • Graduate Student Orientation Panel--"How to Read Effectively and Take Good Notes" . Presenter , 08/17/2021 - 08/17/2021. Department service.
  • American Politics Comprehensive Committee. Member/Grader, 01/11/2021 - 03/01/2021. Department service.
  • American Politics Comprehensive Committee . Member/Grader, 01/07/2020 - 03/12/2020. Department service.
  • Political Research Colloquium Coordinator. Coordinator , 08/01/2019 - 04/29/2022. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • "A History of Presidential Impeachment" an invited presentation for "YouthCity Government" for the Division of Youth and Family Services (Office of the Mayor, Salt Lake City, Utah). 01/27/2021 - 01/27/2021

Honors & Awards

  • CSBS Superior Teaching Award, Junior Faculty, winner. College of Social and Behavioral Science , 03/17/2023
  • CSBS Superior Teaching Award, finalist. 03/11/2022
  • CSBS Junior Research Leave . 03/07/2022
  • The Faculty Fellow Awards (FFA) provide a semester of full release time (from teaching and administrative tasks) at full salary to tenure-line faculty for scholarly/creative project. University of Utah , 02/16/2022

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