Service

I am actively involved in service activities in the Communication Studies Department at the University of Denver. In addition to various committees, I have served as the Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Chair, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Department Chair. Below you can find my information about my service to the discipline.

Academic Journal/Textbook/Performance Reviewer

Executive Board, Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Performance Studies, Ed. Stacy Holman Jones, June 2015-Present

Executive Board, QED–A Journal in GLBTQ World Making

Board Member, National Review Board, Ed. Jay Allison, Performance Studies Division, National Communication Association, 2011.

Editorial Board, Women’s Studies in Communication

Associate Editor, Journal of International and Intercultural Communication

Associate Editor, Text and Performance Quarterly

Associate Editor, Communication and Critical Cultural Studies

Editorial Board, Quarterly Journal of Speech, Ed. Raymie McKerrow, 2011-2013

Editorial Board, Critical Studies in Media Communication

Editorial Board, Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies

Editorial Board, National Communication Association Non-Serial Publications, Ed. Gust Yep, 2005

Editorial Board, International and Intercultural Communication Annual Vol. 31, Eds. Lisa Flores, Brenda Allen, and Mark Orbe, 2006

Editorial Board, Western Journal of Communication

Editorial Board, Departures in Critical Qualitative Research

Editorial Board, Kaleidoscope: A Graduate Journal of Qualitative Communication Research

Ad Hoc Journal Manuscript Reviewer:

The High School Journal (Special Issue: Chicana/o Activist Theories and Pedagogies of Trans/Formation) (2003)

Communication Theory (2004; 2009; 2015)

Communication Yearbook (2004; 2005)

Text and Performance Quarterly (2005; 2007)

The Communication Review (2006; 2007)

Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (2007)

North West Communication Association Journal (2007)

Western Journal of Communication (2008; 2012)

Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies (2007; 2008)

Communication Law Review: Special Issue on Critical Race Theory and Communication (2009)

Latino Studies (2010; 2011; 2012)

Hypatia (2011, 2015, 2016)

Liminalities: A Performance Studies Journal (2012)

Journal of Communication Inquiry (2012; 2014; 2015; 2016)

Journal of  Poverty (2013)

Review of Communication (2015)

• Disability Studies Quarterly (2013; 2016; 2017)

• Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal (2013)

• International Journal of Communication (2014)

• Communication Education (2016)

• Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies (2016)

• Communication Teacher (2017)

National Communication Association:

• Vice-Chair Elect, Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division, 2016-2017

• Committee on Committees, 2015-Present

• Nominating Committee, 2015-Present

• Legislative Assembly, 2007, 2008, 2015, 2016, 2017

• Immediate Past Chair, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies Division, 2015-2016

• Committee Member, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Communication Studies Division, 2016

• Nominating Committee, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies Division, 2015-2016

• Chair, Book Awards Committee, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Communication Studies Division, 2015

• Chair, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies Division, 2014-2015

• Vice Chair and Program Planner, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies Division, 2013-2014

• Vice Chair-Elect Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies Division, 2012-2013

• Award Committee Member, Lilla A. Heston Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Interpretation and Performance Studies, 2012-2014

• Manuscript Reviewer, Roundtables on Research in Progress, 2011

• Nominating Committee, 2008

• Legislative Assembly, 2007, 2008

• Immediate Past Chair, Latina/o Communication Studies Division and La Raza Caucus, 2008-2009

• Chair, Latina/o Communication Studies Division and La Raza Caucus, 2007-2008

• Vice-Chair, Latina/o Communication Studies Division and La Raza Caucus, 2006- 2007

• Vice-Chair Elect, Latina/o Communication Studies Division and La Raza Caucus, 2005- 2006

• Awards Committee, Performance Studies Division, 2005-2007

• Student Representative, Feminist and Women’s Studies Division, 2000-2001

• Manuscript Reviewer, Ethnography Division, 2009, 2013

• Manuscript Reviewer, Gay Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies Division, 2007, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017

• Manuscript Reviewer, Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division, 2017

• Manuscript Reviewer, Feminist and Women’s Studies Division, 2009

• Manuscript Reviewer, Latina/o Communication Studies Division and La Raza Caucus, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013

• Manuscript Reviewer, Performance Studies Division, 2009, 2013, 2017

International Communication Association:

• Manuscript Reviewer, Feminist Studies Division, 2003

Western States Communication Association:

• Chair, Performance Studies Interest Group, 2017-2018

• Distinguished Scholar Award Committee, 2017-2018

• Legislative Assembly, 2017

• Vice-Chair Elect, Performance Studies Interest Group, 2016-2017

• Delegate-at-Large, WSCA Legislative Assembly, 2008-2010

• Executive Council, 2008-2010

• Model Teaching Program Award Committee, 2008-2010 (Chair, 2009-2010)

• Vice-President, Organization for Research on Women and Communication, 2007-2009

• Ad hoc Awards Committee, Performance Studies Interest Group, 2007

• Manuscript Reviewer, Performance Studies Interest Group, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013

• Manuscript Reviewer, Organization for Research on Women and Communication, 2007, 2008

• Manuscript Reviewer, Media Studies Interest Group, 2009

Rhetoric Society of America:

• Manuscript Reviewer, 2013

National Women’s Studies Association:

• Manuscript Reviewer, 2016, 2017