Professor Munakata was Associate Editor of Psychological Review, and served on the NIH Biobehavioral and Behavioral Processes Study Section. She has been Chair and Member of a number of international award committees and conference review panels. She has co-organized multiple scientific conferences, and co-edited associated special issues of journals. At the Departmental level, Professor Munakata has chaired the Executive Committee and numerous Faculty search and promotion committees, in addition to serving on a variety of other committees. She received a Faculty Recognition Award from the Boulder Faculty Assembly for her service.