MICHAEL A. DICHIO portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Political Science Department

Professional Service

  • American Political Science Association. Role: Member. Along with five other faculty, I was asked to serve on the Law and Courts section for the best book award--C. Herman Pritchett Award. With the committee, I am tasked with reading 20 books published in 2021 on a variety of issues falling within the law and courts subfield. 2021 - 2022
  • "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). 2021 - 2021
  • Entity: University of Utah Role: Political Research Colloquium Coordinator Department of Political Science. 2019 - present

Internal Service

  • Role: member of exam committee Comprehensive Oral Exam for Morgan Wilson, doctoral student. 2021 - 2021. service.
  • Role: Presenter Graduate Student Orientation Panel--"How to Read Effectively and Take Good Notes". 2021 - present. service.
  • American Politics Comprehensive Committee. Member/Grader, 2021 - 2021. service.
  • American Politics Comprehensive Committee. Member/Grader, 2020 - 2020. service.
  • Role: Coordinator Political Research Colloquium Coordinator. 2019 - present. service.

Honors & Awards

  • CSBS Superior Teaching Award, finalist. 2022
  • CSBS Junior Research Leave. 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 , 2022

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