Southern Utah University

Southern Utah University Southern Utah University

351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City, 84720, UT, US




Southern Utah University is a caring campus community where students come to explore their interests and prepare for meaningful careers and life experiences. With more than 145 undergraduate programs* and 18 graduate and certificate programs across six academic colleges, SUU proudly offers world-class, project-based learning opportunities where students gain professional experience before entering the job market. Located in the world’s best backyard, SUU is the University of the Parks thanks to its close proximity to several outdoor recreational areas and its educational partnerships with the National Park Service. SUU’s safe, residential campus allows students - more than 10,000 - to create lifelong friendships along with once-in-a-lifetime outdoor adventures in conjunction with innovative academic endeavors.



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Jean Boreen

Jean Boreen

Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. Boreen is a strong advocate for the humanities and social sciences with two decades of higher education service.

Methods of Teaching Literature in Higher Education Methods of Teaching English Female Protagonists in Adolescent Historical Fiction Student Teaching, English Education Teaching Literature to Adolescents Language Arts First Three Years of Teaching Young Adult Literature Mentoring New Teachers Methods of Teaching Literature Teaching Young Adult Literature

Kholoud Al-Qubbaj

Kholoud Al-Qubbaj

Associate Professor of Humanities

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 Muslim Communities Humanities Transnationalism Diversity & Inclusion Multicultural Education Equality Education Middle East Diversity in Rural Communities Arab and Islamic Studies Gender Equality in Higher Education

Matt Barton

Matt Barton

Professor of Communication, Department Chair

Specializing in rhetoric and persuasion in public discourse, communication theory, and critical thinking

Communication Theories Professional Writing and Presentations Public Discourse Teaching Communication Theory Conflict and Communication in Relationships Persuasion Public Speaking Communication Rhetoric Public Apologies Health Communications Image Repair Health Industry Communication Teaching Critical Thinking in Higher Education Qualitative Communication Research Interpersonal Communication

Douglas Bennett

Douglas Bennett

Assistant Professor of Political Science / Provost Faculty Fellow

Dr. Bennett joined SUU after a successful career in D.C., specializing foreign commerce, trade, and product liability

Crisis Management for Corporations North American Free Trade Agreement Third Party Liability Insurance Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy U.S. Politics Product Liability Trade and Globalization Lobbying Automobile Safety Standards Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Interstate and Foreign Commerce Comprehensive Product Liability Reform Public Relations for Corporations

Mary  Bennett

Mary Bennett

Director of the Micheal O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service

Specializing in U.S. campaigns and elections, government relations, and public policy and advocacy

Utah Political Candidates Utah Legislative Body Political Communication Congressional Campaigns Regulatory Policy for Financial Industries Lobbying Strategic Planning Government Relations Legislative and Regulatory Policy Outreach Education Public Affairs Political Education Programs Legislation for Financial Industries Auditing Public Companies Securities and Exchange Commission Utah Politics Political Associations Women in Public Service

Mindy Benson

Mindy Benson


Specializes in higher education administration, event management and production, community relations, fundraising, and donor engagement

Donor Engagement Higher Education Administration Outreach in Rural Communities History of Southern Utah University Event Planning, University Commencement Event Planning Curriculum Rural Health Event Planning Special Events Alumni Outreach Community Outreach Student Advancement Event Management & Production Alumni Relations Event Planning, Presidential Inaugurations Event Planning, Concerts Alumni Relations in Higher Education Higher Education Community Patnerships Fundraising

David Berri

David Berri

Professor of Economics

Specializing in evaluations of players and coaches in sports, gender issues in sports, and competitive balance in sports

Distrubution of Wealth and Power Unpaid Athletes in the NCAA NBA Salary Caps Sports Economics NCAA Gender Wage Gap in Sports Gender Issues in Sports Evaluation of Players and Coaches in Sports Economics Competitive Balance in Sports Pay Equality in Sports Gender Wage Gap in Professional Basketball

Kyle William Bishop

Kyle William Bishop

Professor of English

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

Video Games Visual Literacy Saxophone American Studies Music Composition American Literature Film and Television Studies British Gothic Literature Film Studies Zombie Literature

Helen Boswell-Taylor

Helen Boswell-Taylor

Professor of Biology

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

Ways of Knowing STEM Students Evolutionary Biology Animal Behavior Scientific Literacy Student Mental Health

Keith M. Bradshaw

Keith M. Bradshaw

Associate Dean of the College of Performing and Visual Arts, Professor of Music

Specializing in vocal and instrumental instruction, international preforming, and music theory pedagogy

Vocal and Instrumental Instruction Music Theory Pedagogy Musical Arrangements Music Education Aural Skills Orchestration Contemporary Music Composition Music Composition Music Theory International Performing/Touring

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