SERVICE AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

National Service

Book Review Editor, Journal of Linguistic Anthropology (May 2019–Present)

American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies, Secretary and Executive Board Member (October 2012– October 2018)

Society for Linguistic Anthropology, Program Committee Member (May 2015; May 2016; May 2018)

Western Illinois University, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

New Faculty Ambassador, Center for International Studies (August 2013–Present)

Member, Judicial Review Board (August 2015–Present)

Member, Council for International Education (August 2016–August 2017)

Member, Grade Appeals Committee ( August 2015–Present)

College of Arts and Sciences Chair, Student Recruitment and Retention ( August 2015–Present)

Department of Sociology and Anthropology Graduate Student Mentor (August 2014–June 2016)

Department of Sociology and Anthropology Assessment Committee Member ( May 2014–August 2015)

Department of Sociology and Anthropology Planning Committee Member (August 2012–June 2016)

Department of Sociology and Anthropology Grade Appeals Committee Member (August 2013–May 2014)

Department of Sociology and Anthropology Ad Hoc Search Committee Chair ( July–August 2013)

University of Michigan

Linguistic Anthropology Search Committee Member (November 2008)

Student Mentor, Anthropology Honors Program (September 2005–April 2006)

Curriculum Development

Co-developed a fully online BA program in Anthropology at Western Illinois University, 2017

SR Education Group ranked us as a Best Online Bachelor’s Anthropology Degree Program in 2018 and 2019

http://www.wiu.edu/academics/majors/arts_and_sciences/anthropology.php

http://wiu.edu/news/newsrelease.php?release_id=14600.

https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/article/2017/06/07/new-online-bachelors-degree-anthropology

Developed an online course at Western Illinois University, 2017

Anthropology 419: Anthropological Theory

Developed a new General Education course at Western Illinois University, 2016

Anthropology 210: Medical Anthropology