Pearl Sandick: Associate Dean

The College of Science is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Pearl Sandick from the Department of Physics & Astronomy as the new Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs in the College of Science, effective July 1, 2019.

Pearl earned her PhD in Physics from the University of Minnesota and served as a postdoctoral fellow at the Weinberg Theory Group at the University of Texas at Austin before joining the University of Utah in 2011. Pearl’s research interests are in particle physics beyond the Standard Model, including possible explanations for the dark matter in the universe. Pearl is a recipient of the prestigious University of Utah Early Career Teaching Award. She recently served as Associate Chair in the Department of Physics & Astronomy and as a member of the University of Utah Academic Senate.

We are delighted that Pearl has agreed to take on the important role of Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs as the College moves forward on many new academic fronts. Please join us in providing your support to Pearl as she begins this new position.