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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Stuart Jones

Stuart Jones

Vice President for Advancement and Enrollment Management

An administrator who specializes in donor relations, fundraising and student enrollment

Higher Education Alumni Relations Advancement Enrollment Management Fundraising Public Administration and Management Legal Services

Jason Kaiser

Jason Kaiser

Associate Professor of Geology

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 Volcano Imaging and Tomography Petrology Mineralogy Geomorphology Geological Mapping Geochemistry Chemistry Volcanoes Tectonics Geothermal Energy Sources in Southern Utah Geology of Utah National Parks Geology of Southern Utah

Shalini Kesar

Shalini Kesar

Professor of Information Systems

Specializing in management of electronic commerce, gender equality in computing, and disaster recovery

Women in Computing & IT Technology Disaster Recovery Gender gap in STEM Fields Electronic Governance Network Administration Cybersecurity Women in Computing and It Cybercrime Gender Equality Computer Ethics Women in Technology Project Management Gender Equality in Higher Education Mentoring for Women in Higher Education Electronic Commerce Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education

Eric Kirby

Eric Kirby

Assistant Professor of Management, Leadership and Business Law

Specializing in student success strategies, civil litigation, and student retention and first year experience in higher education

Non Traditional Students in Higher Education Second Year Retention in HIgher Education Student Success Strategies Student Retention in Higher Education Political Science First Year Experience, Higher Education Event Planning & Management Constitutional Law Civil Litigation Administration in Higher Education

Bryan Koenig

Bryan Koenig

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Specializing in social neurosciences and evolutionary psychology in social relationships

Social Relationships Statistics Social Psychology Research Methods Moral Psychology Human Behavior and Evolution Evolutionary Psychology Emotion

Abigail Larson

Abigail Larson

Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Specializing in bioenergetics and sports nutrition, advanced exercise prescription, and cardiovascular disease

Sport Rock Climbing Bioactivity Bioenergetics and Sports Nutrition Advanced Exercise Prescription Sports Conditioning Bioenergetics Olympic Weight Lifting Sports Conditioning and Nutrition Insulin Resistance Cardiovascular Disease

Dave Lunt

Dave Lunt

Associate Professor of History

History expert, specializing in ancient Greece, ancient Greek athletics, and the history of the olympic games

History of Athletics Sports and Religion Sports in Ancient Greece Ancient Greece Sports History Olympic studies History Sports in Society American History Classical Studies Ancient Greek Athletes History of the Olympic Games Politics in Ancient Greece

Stephen  Allen

Stephen Allen

Associate Vice President for International Affairs

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 International Education International Affairs in Higher Education International Affairs Immigration Policy History of American Higher Education Global Partnerships Education Abroad DACA in Higher Education

Julie McCown

Julie McCown

Assistant Professor of English

Specializing in early American natural history, post-humanism, and digital humanities theory

Ecocriticism Race and Nature in Early American Literature Early American Novels U.S. Civil War Literature Composition Early American Natural History Posthumanism English Literature and Environment Animal studies Digital Humanities Critical Theory Early American Literature Identities and Voices in American Literature Methods of Teaching Literature in Higher Education Media Theory

John Meisner

John Meisner

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education/Director COEHD Accreditation

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 Suicide Prevention LGBT Inclusion Content Area Literacy Second Language Learning LGBTQ+ Advocacy in Higher Education Economic Foundations of Education in the U.S.

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