Professional Service

  • International Communication Association. Article Reviewer. 11/12/2021 - present
  • Indigenous Caucus for National Communication Association. Team creating bylaws. 06/02/2021 - present
  • Journal of International and Intercultural Communication. Article Reviewer. 01/27/2021 - present
  • LAGRANT Foundation. Role: Scholarship Application Scoring (2020, 2021, 2022 season). The LAGRANT Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization whose mission is to increase the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations by providing scholarships, career & professional development workshops, mentors and internships to African American/Black, Alaska Native/Native American, Asian American/ Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino undergraduate and graduate students. 01/16/2020 - present
  • Coquille Nation. Role: Chair. Chair of Culture and Education Board. 09/23/2016 - present
  • Coquille Nation. Role: Vice Chair. Communications Committee. 01/06/2016 - 05/20/2016

Internal Service

  • Connection, Creativity, and Circuits: Research and Mixed Media Art in Indigenous Communication https://communication.utah.edu/eventscalendar.php?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D152253944. Event Organizer, 04/2021 - present. Department service.
  • Undergraduate Committee (Two-year term). 07/09/2020 - present. Department service.
  • Humanities Executive Committee. 09/20/2019 - 06/30/2020. College service.
  • Native American Land Use Committee. 08/23/2019 - present. University service.
  • Course Supervisor for Video Production. 08/17/2019 - present. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Announced scholarship recipients and gave speech at Restoration Celebration, Coos Bay, OR. 06/23/2019 - 06/23/2019
  • Coquille Nation. 01/01/2019 - present

Honors & Awards

  • URC Faculty Fellows Award . University of Utah, 08/23/2021
  • Presidential Leadership Fellow. University of Utah, 08/16/2021
  • Article of the Year for Ethnography Division. National Communication Association , 08/15/2021
  • Faculty Fellow https://www.acls.org/research/fellow.aspx?cid=3EDB44CC-6491-EB11-B1AC-000D3A33F858. American Council of Learned Societies , 03/2021
  • Digital Matters Fellow. University of Utah, 01/19/2021
  • First woman in Nation to earn Ph.D. (Honored at awards ceremony of restoration). Coquille Indian Nation, 06/23/2019
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award Recipient. University of Oregon, 06/16/2019
  • Andrew W. Mellon Digital Knowledge Sharing Fellow. American Philosophical Society, 01/05/2019

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