Curriculum Vitae of Kathryn Girten (formerly Cruz-Uribe)
|1987||Ph.D. in Anthropology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois|
|1980||A.M. in Anthropology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois|
|1978||A.B. in Anthropology and Art, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont; magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa|
Exercise broad responsibilities for all aspects of the academic, student, financial, development and administrative dimensions of the campus, in coordination with university administration and the other IU regional campuses.
Led all aspects of the academic operations of the university and served as second-in-command. Also served as Secretary/Treasurer of the Corporation of California State University at Monterey Bay (auxiliary operations).
Led the second-largest college in the university (and the largest undergraduate college in terms of enrollment). At the time, the College of SBS included a mix of liberal arts programs as well as accredited professional programs, organized in seven departments, two programs, one school, and five interdisciplinary institutes, with approximately 250 employees as well as 60-80 part-time instructors/semester. The college offered 59 undergraduate degrees, 12 Master’s degrees, and one Ph.D. degree. Budget responsibilities: over $10 million in state funds, plus approximately 80 local budgets totaling about $500,000.
Oversight of all research and graduate studies at Northern Arizona University. Budgetary responsibilities: approximately 3 million dollars in state and local funds; grant and contract activity of approximately $20,000,000 annually. Responsibilities also included oversight of compliance functions such as Institutional Review Board (Human Subjects), Animal Care and Use Committee, and Radiation safety, as well as research support offices such as the university greenhouse and academic shops. Served as graduate dean for approximately 6,000 graduate students in masters and doctoral programs across the university.
Taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Anthropology, undertake research in archaeology, provide service to the university, profession and community.
Responsibilities: Taught undergraduate courses in Anthropology.
|2020||Art Vivian Distinguished Community Leader Award, Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce. Represents the highest recognition given by the Chamber to an individual member of the community.|
|2018||Community Achievement Award, Amigos, the Richmond Latino Center|
|2011||President’s Medal for Outstanding Administrator, California State University, Monterey Bay|
|2001||Charles and Ellie Meister Award for outstanding service to the Honors Program, Northern Arizona University|
|2007–present||Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Northern Arizona University|
|2000||Elected to Phi Kappa Phi|
|1996||Outstanding Teaching Award, Northern Arizona University, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences|
|1994||Teaching Scholar Award, Northern Arizona University|
|1990||Elected to Sigma Xi (research honor society)|
|1978-1981||National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship|
“Collaborative model for an innovative Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program,” Foundation for California Community Colleges/Nursing Investment Fund. Amount: $250,000.
Principal Research Interest as a faculty member: Reconstruction of environment, ecology, and human behavior from animal remains in archeological sites.
From 1989 through 2002, Principle Investigator or Co-PI on 15 grants from sources including The Leakey Foundation, the Northern Arizona University Intramural Grants Program and the National Science Foundation to support research activities related to the analysis of animal bones from archaeological sites.
From 1989 through 2001, conducted field research on faunal remains from Spain, South Africa, Italy, Mali and the United States, with numerous field seasons in Spain and South Africa.
I have served as a peer reviewer for numerous professional journals, granting organizations and publishers. In addition, I have served on many university committees, work groups and commissions throughout my academic career.
Outside the university, I have served on various boards and committees in the communities where I have lived, as listed below.