Ryan Paul

Lecturer of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in U.S. history, cultural history, and the beginnings of Utah's National Parks.

Utah National Parks History Utah Parks Company American History History Through Film Historic Preservation

Jacqualine Grant

Associate Professor of Biology / Museum Curator · Southern Utah University

Conservation biologist whose work focuses on green infrastructure and organismal biology.

Genetics Wildlife Conservation Wildfire Restoration Wildfire Water Conservation

Johnny MacLean

Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the tectonics and geology of the national parks and southern Utah

Field Geology Investigation Tetonics of National Parks Utah National Parks Tectonics Geology of Southern Utah

Briget Eastep

Executive Director of Outdoor Pathways · Southern Utah University

Specializing in recreation program planning, wilderness first aid, and Intergovernmental Internship Cooperative

Travel Partnerships Wilderness Wilderness First Aid Utah National Parks

Kris Phillips

Assistant Professor of Philosophy · Southern Utah University

Specializing in epistemology, metaphysics, individual variation, and the philosophy of religion, mind, dance, and education

Pre-College Philosophy History of Modern Philosophy Logic Individual Variation Philosophy of Mind

Mark Miller

Professor of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in Native American identity and citizenship, wars of independence, and the economic history of the American midwest

Mormon Plural Marriage U.S. Mexico Borderlands American West Environmental History American Indians

Cynthia Kimball Davis

Program Director of the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies Degree · Southern Utah University

Specializing in Heart-based Hope Communication, Culture, and Leadership

Patient Advocacy Continuing Education Professional Development Management Training Interdisciplinary Studies in Higher Education

Jason Kaiser

Assistant Professor of Geology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in volcanoes and understanding how and why magma accumulates in the Earth’s crust

Structural Geology Chemistry of Minerals Potential Natural Disasters in Southern Utah Potential Geological Hazards in Southern Utah Volcanology

Richard Cozzens

Director of Thunderworks Innovation Center & Associate Professor of Engineering · Southern Utah University

Specializing in CATIA, civil engineering design, and aerospace manufacturing research and technology

Concurrent Enrollment Residential Building Design Aerospace Technology Curriculum Design, Delivery & Assessment 3D Solid Modeling

Todd Robert Petersen

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in formal structures of visual storytelling, creative writing, film theory, and aesthetics

Traditional and Contemporary Models of Successful Writing Creative Writing Techniques Coming-of-Age Storytelling Project-Based Learning in HIgher Education Project Management

Kholoud Al-Qubbaj

Associate Professor of Humanities · Southern Utah University

Specializing in diversity and inclusion in higher education, transnationalism, and middle eastern studies

Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education English as A Second Language Diversity and Inclusion in Utah Global Diversity Social Justice

Donna Law

Executive Director of Development and Government Relations · Southern Utah University

Specializing in legislative and regulatory policy, arts and non-profit management, and fund-raising in higher education

Non-Profit Administration Fund-raising in Higher Education Utah Politics Utah Legislative Body Utah Government Relations

Mindy Benson

Vice President of Alumni & Community Relations · Southern Utah University

Mindy Benson, Vice President of Alumni & Community Relations, shares the importance of storytelling to the identity of an organization.

Higher Education Community Patnerships Alumni Relations in Higher Education Event Planning, Concerts Event Planning, Presidential Inaugurations Alumni Relations

Kyle William Bishop

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in British Gothic literature, film and television studies, cinematic adaptation, and pop culture

Video Games Visual Literacy Saxophone American Studies Music

Elizabeth Olson

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in medical and environmental anthropology, ethnobotany, and Indigenous medicinal plants

Rural Humanitarian Aid in Guatemala Traditional Healing Systems Sustainable Development Public Health Medicinal Plants

Stephen Allen

Associate Provost for International Affairs · Southern Utah University

Specializing in international affairs in higher education, DACA in Utah, and international education partnerships

DACA in Utah DACA Student Services Student Affairs in Higher Education International Education Partnerships

Jon Smith

Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

Specializing in public land issues, television news, and documentary film production

Teaching Media Theory Teaching Communication Theory Broadcast Journalism Environmental Communications Public Land Issues

Helen Boswell-Taylor

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in sharing the complexities of biology and how all living forms are connected

Evolutionary Biology Medical Ethics Environmental Adaptation Biomedical Ethics Education

John Meisner

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education/Director COEHD Accreditation · Southern Utah University

Specializing in content area literacy, LGBTQ+ advocacy, and second language and curriculum development

Data Driven Instruction in Education LGBTQ+ Suicide in Utah Educator Preparation Education Second Language and Curriculum Development

R. Kim Craft

Department Chair/Professor of Economics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in econometrics, job satisfaction with advanced degrees, and agricultural economics

Job Satisfaction with Advanced Degrees Agricultural Economics Demand Estimation Financial Analysis Business Modeling