Southern Utah University

Southern Utah University Southern Utah University

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



Southern Utah University’s more than 140 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs across six academic colleges are fully accredited. Southern Utah University is committed to providing the most innovative and relevant university experience. SUU offers world-class project based learning giving students professional experience before they enter the job market.

Come learn and play across SUU's 100 acres and beyond, thanks to an educational partnership with the National Park Service alongside SUU Outdoors, which takes students on once-in-a-lifetime adventures. Our safe, residential campus (approximately 8,800 students) allows students to create lifelong friendships and opportunities to participate in over 160 clubs and organizations.



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Mark DeBeliso

Mark DeBeliso

Professor of Kinesiology

Focuses on sports medicine and athletic performance and the physiological effects of exercise

Human Performance Nutrition Curriculum Development Ergonomics Biomechanics Exercise Science Sports Medicine Sports Performance Strength & Conditioning Athletic Performance

Robert Eves

Robert Eves

Dean of College of Science and Engineering

Specializing in land management, stratigraphy, and Utah national parks

Paleontology Stratigraphy Geology Land management Undergraduate Research Teacher Training Educational Outreach Chemistry Geochemistry Utah National Parks

Mary  Bennett

Mary Bennett

Director of the Leavitt Center for Politics

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

Midterm Elections Congressional Campaigns Regulatory Policy for Financial Industries Lobbying Advocacy 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

Todd Robert Petersen

Todd Robert Petersen

Associate Chair / Director of Project Based Learning; Professor of English

Specializing in experiential learning, visual narrative theory, and film adaptation

Formal Structures of Visual Storytelling Tadtional and Contemporary Models of Successful Writing Religious and Inspiration Fiction Creative Writing in Higher Education Project Based Learning Storytelling Literary Editor Creative Writing Visual Narrative Theory Experiential Education Film Adaptation Fictional Rhetoric Project Management Project-Based Learning in HIgher Education Coming-of-Age Storytelling Creative Writing Techniques

Jason Ramirez

Jason Ramirez

Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs & Dean of Students

Specializing in diversity and inclusion, student access to higher education, and psychological services

Student Retention in Higher Education Psychology Services for Higher Education Students Counseling Students in Higher Education Student Leadership Counseling Student Advising Student Access to Higher Education Student Advancement Psychological Services Diversity & Inclusion Diversity and Inclusion in Higehr Education Assessment and Intervention in Higher Education

Laura June Davis

Laura June Davis

Assistant Professor of History

In honor of International Women's Day, Dr. Laura Davis shares her research on American history with an emphasis on gender and identity.

United States Naval History Women in the Military Gender History in the United States Women's Studies Social Studies Education Naval History Military Mentoring Historical Research History Higher Education Gender History Community Outreach American History American Civil War Gender Issues in Higher Education Mentoring Women in Higher Education

Jennifer Hunter

Jennifer Hunter

Senior Instructional Designer / Project Manager

As the president of SUU's Women's Network, Jennifer Hunter seeks to provide opportunities for professional support for all women on campus.

Online Course Design Elearning Strategy Online Education Instructional Design Faculty Development Professional Development Technology Pedagogy Content Knowledge (TPACK)

Michelle  Grimes

Michelle Grimes

Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology

A licensed psychologist specializing in clinical child psychology, behavior disorders of childhood and pediatric sleep disorders.

Disruptive Behaviors Psychological Evaluations Parenting Behavioral Health Sibling Conflict Clinical Child Psychology Behavior Disorders in Children Pediatric Sleep Disorders School Concerns ADHD Child Development

Jason Kaiser

Jason Kaiser

Assistant Professor of Geology

Dr. Kaiser’s fascination with volcanoes has taken him around the world.

Tectonics Geological Mapping Petrology Geochemistry Volcanoes Volcanology Volcano Imaging and Tomography Mineralogy Chemistry Geomorphology Earth Science

Carrie Jo Bucklin

Carrie Jo Bucklin

Assistant Professor of Biology

Specializing in discipline based educational research and marine research in the Virgin Islands

Undergraduate Research Biology in Higher Education Virgin Islands; Debris Virgin Islands Seas Your Tomorrow STEM in Higher Education Marine Research Land-Based Marine Debris Environmental Biology Discipline Based Education Research Biology Education Biology

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