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Lisa Abendroth

Department: Art

Title: Professor

Expertise: Communication design, Graphic design

Mohammed Akacem

Department: Economics

Title: Professor

Expertise: Domestic and international economics, Middle East and Africa economics, Eurodollar, Money and banking, OPEC, Stock market, Wall Street, Global Energy, Democracy in the Arab world, Islamic fundamentalism, The New Iraq, Islamic banking and finance, Democracy and Islam

Akecem Mohammed

AnnJanette Alejano-Steele

Department: Gender Institute for Teaching and Advocacy

Title: Associate Dean - College of Professional Studies

Expertise: Child psychology, Equity issues in the classroom, Multicultural service learning, Cross-cultural psychology, Gender and diversity, Psychology of gender, Psychology of women, Human trafficking (including sex and labor), Women's health

Rosemarie Allen

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Disproportionality in discipline, Addressing challenging behaviors of children, Child care licensing regulations, Cultural competence

Christina Angel

Department: English

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Literature (medieval, early modern British), Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Children's literature, Fairy tales, Mythology, Film, Comics, Pop culture

Pamela Ansburg

Department: Psychology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Reliability of eyewitness memory, Memory and aging, Memory improvement, Creativity, Problem solving

Ansburg, Pamela

Sally Baalbaki-Yassine

Department: Marketing

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Multicultural marketing, Branding, Cross-cultural issues, International issues

Baalbaki-Yassine, Sally

Tyler Bachelder

Department: Aviation and Aerospace Science

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Aviation, Flight training

Bachelder, Tyler

Lisa Badanes

Department: Psychology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Depression/anxiety, Stress, Child development, Risk and resilience

Badanes, Lisa

Brian Bagwell

Department: Human Services

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Workplace violence, critical incident stress management, trauma, treating claustrophobic firefighters, and perception of threat and deescalation of violence strategies for first responders, employers and mental health clinicians.

Bagwell, Brian

Angelica Bahl

Department: Marketing

Title: Professor

Expertise: International or global marketing, including Russian and Indian markets, Russian business development, Free trade agreements in global markets, Intellectual property protection in global markets, Creativity in business practice, Consumer behavior and technology, Experiential learning in business and Marketing education.

Peggy Baikie

Department: Nursing

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: High-risk adolescents, Pediatrics, Nursing

Shelby Balik

Department: History

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Early American history and politics, American religion (any period)

Balik

Jeno Balogh

Department: Civil Engineering Technology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Engineering and design software development, Structural analysis, Civil engineering and design software development

Jeno Balogh

Zsuzsa Balogh

Department: Civil Engineering Technology

Title: Professor, Program Coordinator

Expertise: Women in engineering, Civil engineering, Architecture

Francisco Barbosa

Department: History

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Latin American politics, youth and revolution in Latin America, Latin American immigration issues, gender issues in Latin America.

Barbosa, Francisco

Sue Barnd

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Professor

Expertise: Interview skills for young physical educators, Single-sex and coed physical education class structures, K-12 Physical Education, Girls and women in sport

Barnd, Sue

Russ Barrows

Department: Chemistry

Title: Professor

Expertise: Environmental impact of road salt; instrumental, organic an analytical chemistry

Steve Beaty

Department: Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Title: Professor

Expertise: Computer security and crime, Firewalls, Viruses, Internet blogs, Software development, Protecting children, Internet consumerism and safety, Identity theft

Beaty, Steve

Antonio C. Bellisario

Department: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Title: Professor of Geography-Planning

Expertise: Sustainability, Sustainable planning, Water and land (agricultural) policy in Latin America

Lillie Ben

Department: Gender Institute for Teaching and Advocacy

Title: Affiliate Faculty

Expertise: Personal finance and leadership skills pertaining primarily to women (ages 18+ and into retirement)

Philip Bernhardt

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Department Chair and Associate Professor

Expertise: Curriculum Design: Backwards design (Understanding by Design – widely used in Colorado), General instructional practices (planning, assessment, classroom management), Curricular alignment with State/Common Core standards, Formative assessment, Performance-based assessment, Project-based learning, New teacher induction, Effective mentoring practices for new teachers, Teacher preparation, Social studies as a subject area, Teacher retention, Professional development

Susan Bertelsen

Department: Human Performance and Sport, Teacher Education

Title: Professor

Expertise: Adult and children physical activity, Physical education, Personal training, Psychosocial effects of exercise

Kenn Bisio

Department: Journalism and Technical Communication

Title: Professor

Expertise: Photojournalism, Social documentary, Visual communication, Multimedia and convergent journalism, Electronic dissemination, Still photography including black and white darkroom and archival silver print

Jennifer Bolton

Department: Nutrition

Title: Professor

Expertise: School nutrition, infant or childhood feeding, prenatal nutrition, breastfeeding, initiating solids, healthy foods for children, childhood obesity, trans fat

Bolton, Jennifer

Shahar Boneh

Department: Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Title: Professor

Expertise: Statistics, Probability

Shahar, Boneh

Andrew Bonham

Department: Chemistry

Title: Chair, Associate Professor

Expertise: Biochemistry, DNA technology, Food science

Andrea Borrego

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Fatal police-citizen encounters, Policing, Tasers/CEDs, Incarceration, Prisons/jails, Body worn cameras, Intimate partner violence/domestic violence

Borrego, Andrea

Jennifer Bradford

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Terrorism/counterterrorism, mass-violence and extremism/Countering Violent Extremism, Federal law enforcement, Cybercrime and cyber threat analysis, Pretrial/bail Issues, Research ethics, Study abroad

Bradford, Jennifer

Aaron Brown

Department: Mechanical Engineering/Engineering Technology

Title: Mechanical Engineering Technology Coordinator, Professor

Expertise: Humanitarian engineering, International education

Brown, Aaron

Annie Butler

Department: Human Services

Title: Chair and Professor, Director of the Center for High Risk Youth Studies

Expertise: Ethics, LGBTQ issues, High-risk adolescents and youth, Gang issues, Gang culture, Gang indoctrination, Transition from gang life, Addictions and recovery, Drugs and school districts, Underage drinking, Addictions (Substance abuse and behavioral addictions such as gambling and sex), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (a trauma therapy), Grief, Domestic violence, Dating violence, Multicultural

Butler, Annie

Don Byron

Department: Music

Title: Assistant Professor, Co-Director of Jazz Studies, Jazz Woodwinds

Expertise: Clarinetist, Saxophonist

Byron, Don

Nicolás Cachanosky

Department: Economics

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Economics, Monetary economics, Money and banking, Macroeconomics, Business cycles

Paul Camp

Department: Finance

Title: Professor, Chair

Expertise: Personal financial management and planning, Retirement planning, Budgeting, Investments, Estate planning, Income taxes, Insurance

Camp, Paul

Arthur Campa

Department: College Assistance Migrant Program

Title: Co - Principal Investigator for CAMP, Administrator Emeritus, Associate Dean of College of Letter, Arts and Sciences

Expertise: Cultural and applied anthropology, Folklore, Impact of immigration on Southwestern U.S., Relations among Latino and Chicano populations, Migrant and adult education

Rebecca Canges

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor; Department Chair Special Education, Early Childhood & Culturally & Linguistically Diverse

Expertise: Special education in schools, simulations for disabilities, working with families of students with special needs, building collaborative teams in schools between special & general education, social supports for students with special needs, pre-service teacher education (special ed), working with school age English language learners.

Canges, Rebecca

Jennifer Capps

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Interim Dean - School of Professional Studies

Expertise: Juvenile justice, Mental health, Gangs

Diane Carroll

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Intellectual disabilities, Students with significant support needs, Model K-12 program evaluation, Coaching and improvement, Transition, Positive behavior support, Effective behavior management

Ingrid Carter

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Elementary science education

Tom Cech

Department: School of Professional Studies

Title: Director of the One World One Water Center for Urban Water Education and Stewardship

Expertise: Water resources management and development, Water education, Water history, Water law, Water policy

Cynthia Church

Department: Biology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Molecular biology, Zoology and parasitology, Parasitic diseases

Gregory Clifton

Department: Accounting

Title: Chair and Associate Professor

Expertise: Accounting, Tax Law, Business and individual tax planning

Clifton, Gregory

Caleb Cohoe

Department: Philosophy

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy and culture, Religious studies, Philosophy of religion, Medieval philosophy

Cohoe, Caleb

Allison Cotton

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Race and crime, Social causes of crime, The death penalty, Women and crime, Juvenile delinquency, Poverty and crime, Prison culture, Criminal justice and the media

Jeff Cozart

Department: Aviation and Aerospace Science

Title: Affiliate Faculty

Expertise: Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Policy on unmanned aircraft at a state or federal level, FAA integration of unmanned aircraft into the national airspace, Training requirements for operating UAS, Safety issues with UAS, Privacy issues with UAS

Jeff Cozart

Larry Curry

Department: Social Work

Title: Retired Faculty

Expertise: Child and family preservation, Addictive behaviors, Child welfare

Ramon Del Castillo

Department: Chicana/o Studies

Title: Professor, Chair

Expertise: Latino public policy issues and concerns, Diversity in American society, Chicana/o studies, Latino youth leadership development, Poetry

DelCastillo, Ramon

Scott DeMuro

Department: Human Services

Title: Professor Emeritus

Expertise: Addictions and treatment

Grant Denn

Department: Physics

Title: Professor

Expertise: Astronomy, Physics, Skeptical analysis of paranormal claims (also UFOs, etc.) Active Galactic Nuclei, Astronomy Education, Asteroid Detection through Radar Astronomy, Hydrogen Content in Galaxies.

Denn, Grant

Cynthia Dormer

Department: Nutrition

Title: Professor

Expertise: Wellness goal setting and motivation, Weight management, Healthy eating, Obesity prevention, Weight bias.

James Dove

Department: Physics

Title: Professor

Expertise: Physics, Astrophysics

Dove, James

Darrin Duber-Smith

Department: Marketing

Title: Senior Lecturer

Expertise: Image and brand for candidates and parties, Green marketing, Green products and issues, Sustainability and social responsibility, Sports marketing, Direct marketing, Business-to-business marketing, Retail marketing, Consumerism, Promotion strategies, Baby Boomer marketing, Internet marketing, Super Bowl ads

Ben Dyhr

Department: Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Probability theory, Stochastic processes (e.g. Random Walk)

Dyhr, Ben

Barb EchoHawk

Department: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Title: Associate Professor of Geology

Expertise: Geologic hazards (floods, landslides, earthquakes, etc.); “soft rock” geology – oil and gas, fracking, sedimentary rocks; Colorado geologic resources; Colorado (and nearby) geology in general – landforms, processes, etc.; general geology – plate tectonics, sedimentary/igneous/metamorphic rocks/minerals, etc.

EchoHawk, Barb

Amy Eckert

Department: Political Science

Title: Professor

Expertise: International relations, International ethics, Poverty and debt forgiveness, Humanitarian intervention, Human rights, Private military companies

Amy Eckert

Cynthia Erickson

Department: Psychology

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Neuroscience/neurobiology, Science literacy, Statistics, Introductory/general psychology, Learning and memory, online learning

Erickson, Cynthia

Kelly Felice

Department: Human Services

Title: Associate Professor Emeritus

Expertise: Nonprofit: Management, Organization formation, Fundraising, Economic effects, Employment

A picture of Kelly Felice

Rebecca Ferrell

Department: Biology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Biology of women, Genetics/genetic engineering, Microbiology, Virology

Keith Fevurly

Department: Finance

Title: Senior Lecturer

Expertise: Personal financial planning, Investments, Retirement planning, Estate planning

Fevurly, Keith

Bethany Fleck Dillen

Department: Psychology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Education, Memory, College teaching, Child development, Early childhood education, Developmental psychology, College teaching pedagogy

Fleck, Bethany

Arthur (Trey) Fleisher III

Department: Economics

Title: Chair, Professor

Expertise: Sports and economics

Roberto Forns-Broggi

Department: Modern Language

Title: Professor

Expertise: Latin American and Spanish literature, Latin American and Spanish cinema, Latin American and Spanish cultures

Forns-Broggi, Roberto

Jeff Forrest

Department: Aviation and Aerospace Science

Title: Chair, Professor

Expertise: Aerospace systems management, Aircraft accidents and investigations, Aviation safety, Flight simulation training

Forrest, Jeff

Joan Foster

Department: Biology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Bacteria, Food, Health and safety issues, Microbiology

Beth Frederick

Department: Management

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Modern employee organizations

Janos Fustos

Department: Computer Information Systems

Title: Professor

Expertise: Computer information systems, Information systems security, Web solutions, Information systems education

Fustos, Janos

Tanya Gatlin

Department: Aviation and Aerospace Science

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Flying or pilot issues to include crew resource management, human factors, stress and fatigue, Aerospace related issues to private or commercial space or NASA related events

Debbie Gilliard

Department: Management

Title: Professor, Chair - Management

Expertise: Strategic planning, International business

Gilliard, Debbie

Dave Gingerich

Department: Aviation and Aerospace Science

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Space Exploration; Spacecraft design, build, test; Space mission operations; Commercial space; Space weather including solar activity and geomagnetic storms; Spaceflight hazards for humans and spacecraft

Gingerich, Dave

Lawrence Glatz

Department: Modern Language

Title: Professor

Expertise: Computers and language learning, Multimedia and language learning, The Internet and language learning

Mindy Glover

Department: Communication Arts and Sciences

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Communication in politics, Organizational communication, Online communication

Rebecca Gorman O'Neill

Department: English

Title: Chair and Professor

Expertise: Theatre, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Dramatic history, Graphic novels, Comic books, Perceived threats in student writing

Gorman O'Neill, Rebecca

Adam Graves

Department: Philosophy

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Ethics, Philosophy of religion, History of philosophy, Hermeneutics, Phenomenology

Nels Grevstad

Department: Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Title: Professor

Expertise: Statistics and probability

Chad Gruhl

Department: Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Title: Professor

Expertise: Hotel management and administration, Diversity in the workplace, Hotel security and loss prevention, Hospitality risk management, Hotel and employee recruiting

Lisa Kindleberger Hagan

Department: Psychology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Child cognitive development, Infant attachment and temperament, Child emotional development, Use of psychological testing in child education, Child development of gender roles, Use of psychological theory to guide child education, Women's studies

Hagan, Lisa

Kevin Hammons

Department: Human Services

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Fire Science

Hammons, Kevin

Bob Hancock

Department: Biology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Insects, Entomological impact and prevention

Hancock, Bob

Anne Hatcher

Department: Human Services

Title: Professor Emerita

Expertise: Alcohol and drug addiction, Counseling substance abusers, Nutrition and addiction, Pharmacology of drugs and alcohol, Ethics in addiction counseling

Hatcher, Anne

Robert Hazan

Department: Political Science

Title: Chair, Professor

Expertise: Middle East politics, World affairs, Turkey

Mingli He

Department: Mechanical Engineering/Engineering Technology

Title: Chair, Professor

Expertise: Mechanical Engineering, Thermal, Fluids, HVAC, Energies

Mingli He

Travis Heath

Department: Psychology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Anything psychology: Addiction, Relationships, Therapeutic change, Psychopathology, Sex and gender, Sports psychology, Communication, etc.

Jeffrey Helton

Department: Health Professions

Title: Chair and Associate Professor

Expertise: Health care finance, Health care economics and policy, Health care fraud, Health informatics, Uninsured and health care reform

Bill C. Henry

Department: Psychology

Title: Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs

Expertise: Animal abuse, Maltreatment of animals, Relationship between violence toward animals and violence toward humans, Animal abuse within the context of domestic violence, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Antisocial behavior

Henry, Bill

Rey Hernandez-Julian

Department: Economics

Title: Professor and Interim Associate Dean College of Business

Expertise: Economics of education (both K-12 and higher education), Public finance policy analysis

Stacey Hervey

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Group violence, Hate crimes, Juvenile delinquency, Education, Internet safety, Online recruiting, Extremism

Hervey, Stacey

Marilyn (Cookie) Hetzel

Department: Theatre

Title: Chair, Professor

Expertise: Theatre, Musical theatre, Collaborative play development, Directing processes, Teaching theatre and ensemble techniques, Performance of literature

Hetzel, Marilyn

Kathryn Heyl

Department: Nutrition

Title: Professor, Chair

Expertise: Fad diets, Meal planning, Nutrition issues, Nutrition and weight control

April Hill

Department: Chemistry

Title: Associate Professor and Program Director of Criminalistics

Expertise: Forensic chemistry (drugs, explosives, arson, paint analysis, gun-shot residue, blood alcohol testing, etc.)

Hill, April

Elizabeth Hinde

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Dean

Expertise: Teacher preparation, Social studies education, Geography education, Civics education, Curriculum integration

Deborah Horan

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Chair, Assistant Professor - Elementary Education and Literacy

Expertise: Education, Elementary education

William Huddy

Department: Communication Arts and Sciences

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Political communication, Media & celebrity studies, Public speaking, Radio and television news

Huddy, William

Tricia Hudson-Matthew

Department: Human Services

Title: Associate Professor and Director, Center for Addiction Studies

Expertise: Mental health, domestic violence, self-esteem, addiction and substance abuse, motivational interviewing techniques and grief and loss, couples counseling

Hudson, Tricia

Christian Itin

Department: Social Work

Title: Professor

Expertise: Experiential education, Experiential practice, Adventure education, Adventure therapy, Older adult workforce development, Group work, Leadership, Adolescent practice, Family practice

Itin, Christian

Ibon Izurieta

Department: Modern Language

Title: Professor, Associate Dean - College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Expertise: Historical, political, sociological, cultural, artistic and literary aspects of the coexistence of Basque and Spanish languages and cultures.

Mick Jackowski

Department: Marketing

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Brand management, Reputation management, Relationship management, Entrepreneurship, Franchise, Small business

Michael B. Jacobs

Department: Chemistry

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Physical chemistry, Brewing science, Analytical chemistry, General chemistry, Meat science, Biodiesel

Jacobs, Michael

Jason Janke

Department: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Title: Associate Dean - College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Expertise: Alternative energy sources, Climate change, Mountain environments, Glacial and periglacial geomorphology, Geographic information systems, Remote sensing

Samuel Jay

Department: Communication Arts and Sciences

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Rhetoric and digital media: influence and persuasion in sports, politics and economics, especially the role of emotion and digital media in influencing and persuading

Laresh Jayasanker

Department: History

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Modern U.S. history, Food history, Immigration history and policy, History of race and civil rights, Social studies teaching practice and teacher education

Christopher Jennings

Department: Journalism and Technical Communication

Title: Professor

Expertise: Instructional technologies, Adult education, Multimedia technologies, Mobile and social media, Virtual reality/ Augmented reality, Communication law, Media Archiving; Audio, Video, and Web development, Music production, Veterans/Military service, Post-Traumatic stress

Jennings, Chris

Carol Jensen

Department: Health Professions

Title: Retired Professor Emeritus - Integrative Health Care

Expertise: Health education, Complementary and alternative therapies, Nursing, Integration of Eastern and Western therapies

Aaron Johnson

Department: Sociology and Anthropology

Title: Affiliate Faculty

Expertise: His areas of expertise include the social dimensions of transportation (bicycling) and land use politics.

Johnson, Aaron

Janelle Johnson

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: STEM teaching and learning, inclusive STEM pedagogies, culturally and linguistically diverse education, broadening participation in STEM, university-school partnerships

Shinyong (Shawn) Jung

Department: Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Conventions, exhibitions, trade shows, event technology and sustainable meetings and events

Uwe Kackstaetter

Department: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Applied geology and mineralogy which includes volcanology and hydrogeology (groundwater), Kimberlites (diamond bearing rocks) and diamonds, Rare Earth elements and mining, Gemstones, Gemology, Geology and religion

Kackstaetter, Uwe

Devi Kalla

Department: Mechanical Engineering/Engineering Technology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: CAD, 3D Printing, Green manufacturing, Sustainable engineering, Composites manufacturing, Environmentally conscious manufacturing, Automated design and product development

Wossen Kassaye

Department: Marketing

Title: Professor

Expertise: Multicultural marketing, Latino marketing, Targeted marketing, Vanishing mass market, Consumer behavior, Internet marketing

Jonathan Kent

Department: Sociology and Anthropology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Anthropology and prehistory, Archaeology, Historic Denver and Colorado, Native American issues

Kent, Johnaton

Scott Kerkmans

Department: Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Title: Instructor

Expertise: Beer styles and service, Beers of the world, Brewery operations

Richard Kessel

Department: Communication Arts and Sciences

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Communication design, The science of teaching and learning, Public speaking (specifically neural processing of spoken language), Physician-patient communication, Physician assessment, Education, Behavior modification, Clinical communication skills, Financial planning

David Kish

Department: Music

Title: Professor, Director of Bands

Expertise: Music education, Teacher preparation in music, Conducting

David Klein

Department: Industrial Design

Title: Professor

Expertise: Design industry, Toy safety

Klein, David

Elizabeth Kleinfeld

Department: English

Title: Professor

Expertise: Writing, Professional writing, Plagiarism and source use, Satire and parody, New media, Multigenre and multimodal composition, Universal Design for Learning

Barbara Koehler

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Criminal Law, Constitutional Law Issues, American Judicial System (courts).

Koehler, Barbara

Alex Komodore

Department: Music

Title: Professor

Expertise: Classical guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Theorbo

Carol Krugman Maller

Department: Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Cross-cultural planning, Global meeting operations, Risk management

Kevin Kuhlmann

Department: Aviation and Aerospace Science

Title: Professor, Associate Chair

Expertise: Aviation psychology, Flight operations, Human factors

Kishore Kulkarni

Department: Economics

Title: Professor

Expertise: Macroeconomic issues, International trade, Globalization issues, Outsourcing, Inflation, Currency values, India-related topics, Indian economic issues

Kulkarni, Kishore

Jackson Lamb

Department: Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Title: Professor, Director of Culinary Management

Expertise: Restaurant operations, Culinary arts

Lamb, Jackson

Doug Laufer

Department: Accounting

Title: Professor

Expertise: Accounting education and careers, Fraud examination, Financial accounting

Laufer, Doug

Todd Laugen

Department: History

Title: Professor

Expertise: History of Colorado politics

Marvell Lawson

Department: Communication Arts and Sciences

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Public speaking, Interpersonal communication, Fundamentals of communication, Leadership, How fairy tales and folk tales affect our personal and professional lives

Chalane E. Lechuga

Department: Chicana/o Studies

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Race (race/racial inequality, US Census), Education (academic achievement/discipline disparities), Latina/o sociology

Lechuga, Chalane

Stephen Leonard

Department: History

Title: Professor

Expertise: Colorado and Denver history, American history

Jeff Lewis

Department: Marketing

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Teamwork, E-commerce, Entrepreneurship, New product development, Organizational communication, Employee training

LiYing Li

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Community corrections, Criminological theories and social issues in China

Li, LiYing

Katrina Little

Department: Nursing

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Maternal-newborn health care, Community health nursing, Nursing faculty education

Little, Katrina

Linda Lockwood

Department: Psychology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Brain development, Drug effects on brain, Neuropsychology, Neuroscience, Brain disorders, Stress

Jeffrey London

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Crime and marijuana, Medical marijuana, Demography of crime, School-to-prison pipeline, History of the U.S. drug war

London, Jeffrey

Jose Lopez

Department: Aviation and Aerospace Science

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Aerospace engineering specializing in orbital mechanics and space systems, Advanced energy technology

Lopez, Jose

Jean Lundy

Department: Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: American Sign Language, Children with hearing loss and education needs and rights, Hearing loss etiologies, Newborn hearing and screening

Lunden MacDonald

Department: Modern Language

Title: Director of Learning Communities and First Year Success

Expertise: Spanish language, Literature, Teaching, Contemporary trends in foreign language study, Translation, SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), SUDC (Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood), Investigative trends in SIDS and SUDC research

Matthew S. Makley

Department: History

Title: Professor

Expertise: Modern U.S. history, U.S. history, U.S. West, Indigenous history, Native American history, Indigenous Andes

Edgar Maldonado

Department: Computer Information Systems

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Open source software, Online communities, Computer security, Information systems, IT business

Maldonado, Edgar

Shawna Margesson

Department: Social Work

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Living with mental illness, Peer to peer support for mental illness, Behavioral health, Mental wellness, Community organizing, International social work

Margesson, Shawna

Lupe Martinez

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor Emeritus

Expertise: Elementary education, Diversity, Classroom management and curriculum, Language arts, Social studies

Vijay Mascarenhas

Department: Philosophy

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Philosophy of mind and consciousness, Ethics, Just War theory

Timothy Mayes

Department: Finance

Title: Professor

Expertise: Investments, Portfolio management

Thomas Mclnerney

Department: History

Title: Professor

Expertise: History of the American presidency, History of American politics and elections, Election of 1912

Elizabeth McVicker

Department: Management

Title: Professor

Expertise: Water issues in the State of Colorado, Corporate social responsibility, Business ethics

William B. Mesa

Department: Accounting

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Accounting and data analytics, Integrating strategic action and predictive accounting information, Data analytics impacts on accounting judgement, ethics and professional skepticism

Mesa, William

Cristina Miguez Cruz

Department: Modern Language

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Latin American culture, Literature, Cinema

Ron Miles

Department: Music

Title: Director of Jazz Studies

Expertise: Jazz

Harvey Milkman

Department: Psychology

Title: Professor Emeritus

Expertise: Abnormal psychology, Broncomania, Cravings and addictions, Drug addiction, Sportsmania

Milkman, Harvey

Katherine Miller

Department: Gender Institute for Teaching and Advocacy

Title: Affiliate Professor/Victim Services Coordinator

Expertise: Women’s rights, Interpersonal violence (relationship/domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking), Human trafficking, Violence against women, Victim blaming, Feminism, White privilege and white supremacy, Psychological trauma

Miller, Katherine

Richard Moeller

Department: Political Science

Title: Professor

Expertise: American foreign and military policy, Democracy, European politics, International law, Political theory, International security, Politics and the media, U.S. foreign policy and security, European law

Mike Monsour

Department: Communication Arts and Sciences

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Personal relationships, Professional relationships, Conflict and workplace relationships, Communication, Friendships between men and women, Friendships in LGBTQ community

Monsour, Mike

Abel Moreno

Department: Computer Information Systems

Title: Chair - Computer Information Systems

Expertise: Digital divide, Computer information systems and business applications, Mexico economy and politics

Moreno, Abel

Glenn Morris

Department: Human Performance and Sport

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Strength training for all ages, Olympic weightlifting, Powerlifting, Athletic conditioning, Weightlifting and powerlifting officiating

Scott Mourer

Department: Industrial Design

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Woodworking, Furniture design, Textile design (backpacks, tents, etc)

Mourer, Scott

Denise Mowder

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Trial practice, Investigations, Victim advocacy

Douglas Mpondi

Department: Africana Studies

Title: Chair and Associate Professor

Expertise: African politics, culture and education, Democratic transitions and development in Southern Africa, African political economy, African conflicts, Conflict resolutions in Africa

Mpondi, Douglas

Andrew Mrkvicka

Department: Social Work

Title: Affiliate Faculty

Expertise: Child welfare, Abuse and neglect, Interfamilial sex abuse, Secondary trauma, Compassion fatigue

Mrkvicka, Andrew

Andrew Muldoon

Department: History

Title: Professor

Expertise: Modern Britain, Modern Ireland

Hyon Namgung

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Policing (both American and Korean), Police organizations, Community policing

Gregory Neale

Department: Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Advertising, Marketing, Beer industry marketing and promotions, Brand strategy and positioning, Marketing communications, Shopper marketing, Promotions and events, Digital and social media (particularly in the alcohol beverage sector)

Sam Ng

Department: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Title: Professor

Expertise: Forecasting, Winter weather, Convective storms, Mesoscale meteorology

Ng, Sam

Nhu Nguyen

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Professor

Expertise: Physical Fitness

Peggy O'Neill-Jones

Department: Journalism and Technical Communication

Title: Professor Emeritus

Expertise: Instructional technology, Interactive Technologies, Educational media, Mobile and Social Media, Primary Source Pedagogy

Lisa Ortiz

Department: Journalism and Technical Communication

Title: Professor

Expertise: Digital media, Distance learning, E-learning, Virtual environments, Social networks and media, Instructional design, Technology adoption

Alexandre Padilla

Department: Economics

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Securities and business law and regulation, Insider trading, Business economics, Stock exchanges, Securities and regulation, Economic analysis of political decisions, Economic analysis of campaign contributions, Business ethics, Economics of immigration, Economic analysis of foreign policy

Robert Park

Department: Advanced Manufacturing Sciences Institute

Title: Director of Advanced Manufacturing Sciences Institute

Expertise: Wide-bandgap semiconductor materials and devices, Materials and processes

David Parr

Department: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Geographic information science / geospatial science, Mapping (online maps, augmented and virtual reality spaces), Collaborative mapping and citizen science, Use of spatial information in the online world (how privacy interacts with mapping information on phones, wearable devices, etc.)

Parr, David

Jody Paul

Department: Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Title: Professor

Expertise: Applications and implications of technology, Technology literacy for students, Technology in classroom, Software engineering, Artificial intelligence, Software development management, Multimedia and hypermedia production, Human-computer interaction, Ergonomics

Malena Perdomo

Department: Nutrition

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Nutrition and Dietetics

Marina Pereira

Department: Social Work

Title: Associate Dean - College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Expertise: Acculturation and assimilation changes in the U.S., Mental health issues of children, adolescents and families, Child abuse, Sexual abuse, Domestic violence, Loss and grief issues, Immigration, First-generation students, Service learning, Bilingual, Bicultural

Christina Peters Huber

Department: Economics

Title: Professor

Expertise: Economics of the family, Maternal and child health, Intra-household bargaining

David Piacenti

Department: Sociology and Anthropology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Globalization, Immigration and culture change, Transnationalism, Sociological and anthropological theory, Qualitative methods and ethnography, Yucatec-Mayan culture, Latin America, Globalization in Peru

Christine Pink

Department: Sociology and Anthropology

Title: Assistant Professor, Director of Human Identification Laboratory

Expertise: Biological anthropology, Bioarchaeology, Archaeology of human skeletal remains (especially in the Peruvian Andes), Forensic anthropology (identification and analysis of human remains)

Vincent Piturro

Department: English

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Science fiction film, Westerns, International film, Documentaries, Fellini, Scorsese

Piturro, Vincent

Robert Preuhs

Department: Political Science

Title: Professor

Expertise: American politics, Public policy administration, State and local politics, Racial and ethnic politics, Research methodology

Jeff Price

Department: Aviation and Aerospace Science

Title: Professor

Expertise: Aviation and airport security, Airport management, Aviation job market and economy, Aviation industry, Transportation security, Emergency planning and incident command

Norman Provizer

Department: Political Science

Title: Professor, Director of the Golda Meir Center for Political Leadership, Director of Leadership Studies

Expertise: Election campaigns, Political history, Social movements, Campaign issues, Constitutional law, Political leadership, Polling, Survey research, Elections, Political violence, Media, Politics, Terrorism, Constitutional law, Media and politics, Political violence

Joe Quatrochi

Department: Human Performance and Sport

Title: Professor

Expertise: Health promotion, Physical activity and disease prevention, Physical activity and heart disease, Physical activity and obesity, Weight loss, Cancer survivorship issues, Exercise physiology, Exercise, Physical activity and disease prevention, Physical fitness

Quatrochi, Joe

Jose Quintana

Department: Chicana/o Studies

Title: Senior Lecturer

Expertise: Cultural studies topics, Literature, Foodways, Folklore, Music, Language issues, General Chicana/o history

Marc Rabinoff

Department: Human Performance and Sport

Title: Emeritus Professor

Expertise: Trampoline, Health club, Playground and diving injuries, Personal trainer qualifications, Fitness fraud, Health club standards, Liability - instructor incompetence, Weightlifting supervision, Product warning and use

Rabinoff, Marc

Nina Radojevich-Kelley

Department: Management

Title: Professor

Expertise: Entrepreneurship and small business, International entrepreneurship, Venture capital, Angel funding, Traditional vs. non-traditional methods of funding

Radojevich-Kelly, Nina

Nick Recker

Department: Sociology and Anthropology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Community, Social and rural economic development

Todd C. Reimer

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Teacher education, Secondary education, Curriculum and instruction, Cognitive and motivational psychology, Education policy and reform, Learning design, Instructional technologies, Authentic learning and assessment, Project-based learning, Controversial issue discussions

Reimer, Todd

Jessica Retrum

Department: Social Work

Title: Chair, Associate Profesor

Expertise: Aging, Social isolation in later life, Mental health in later life, Social network analysis, Inter-organizational partnerships, Palliative care social work, Hospice social work, Social work with older people, Loss, Family therapy, Social work education

Retrum, Jessica

Nancy Rich

Department: Human Services

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Psychology and counseling for first responders, Trauma, Crisis intervention, Emotional ramifications of terrorism, First responder stress, Emergency mental health

Aaron Richmond

Department: Psychology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Educational psychology, Teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Teaching higher education, Memory, Mnemonics, Learning styles, Memory aids and memory development, Online education, Motivation, Science education, Adolescent education, At-risk youth education

Steven Rissman

Department: Health Professions

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Naturopathic medicine, Homeopathy, Botanical medicine, Mind and body medicine, Anxiety, Phobias, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Men's health issues

Rissman, Steve

Jessica Ritter

Department: Social Work

Title: Professor

Expertise: Child welfare, Child abuse and neglect, Children’s rights, Political activism

Ritter, Jessica

Luis Rivas

Department: English

Title: Associate Professor, Director of the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

Expertise: Rhetoric and composition theory, Students of migrant/seasonal-farmworker background, Post-secondary education

Rivas, Luis

Rebecca Rivera-Serrano

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Dating and domestic violence, Probation, Anti death penalty, Predators who groom victims

Rivera, Rebecca

Marc Rodriguez

Department: School of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Family Literacy

Title: Parents as Teachers Coordinator, Parenting Coordinator

Expertise: K-12 Education, Parenting skills, Sheltered (ESL) Instruction, Educational Administration (Principal)

Rodriguez, Marc

Apryl Rogers-Brodersen

Department: Management

Title: Professor

Expertise: Industrial & organizational psychology, Job analysis, Test development and validation, Performance appraisal & management, Employee training, Assessment centers, Employee attitudes & perceptions

Rogers-Brodersen, Apryl

Anna Ropp

Department: Psychology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Discrimination, Prejudice, Gender discrimination, LGBTQ discrimination

Ropp, Anna

Sheila Rucki

Department: Political Science

Title: Professor

Expertise: Women in politics, International political economy, Political theory, International relations (especially issues of national sovereignty and U.S. foreign policy), Women's politics and political issues (especially in U.S. domestic policy)

Rucki, Sheila

Renee Ruderman

Department: English

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Creative writing (particularly poetry and nonfiction), Poetry readings, Modern and contemporary American poets, Literature

Susie Ryder

Department: Social Work

Title: Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Field Education

Expertise: Therapy with children, adolescents, couples and families, Supervision, Parenting, Solution focused brief therapy, School social work, Substance abuse, Suicide prevention

Ryder, Susie

Kamran Sahami

Department: Physics

Title: Professor

Expertise: Physics, Planetary and space science

Darlene Sampson

Department: Social Work

Title: Clinical Field Faculty and Equity Specialist Coordinator, WEEAC

Expertise: Trauma, Issues related to children of color, Police and community interactions, Educational challenges, pedagogy and curriculum, Over suspension of children of color, School/community consultation-particularly with black/brown communities, Racial bullying, Diversity/equity/inclusivity, Mental Health, General social work

Sampson, Darlene

Carmen H. Sanjurjo

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Multicultural education, Teacher preparation, K-12 education, Secondary education, Bilingual education

Siva priya Santhanam

Department: Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) across the life span, Service delivery for culturally and linguistically diverse families of children with developmental disabilities, Technology-based interventions to enhance communication in children with autism and other developmental disabilities

Santhanam, Siva

Nancy Sayre

Department: Health Professions

Title: Associate Vice President, Innovative Program Development and Delivery

Expertise: Health professions, Health care management

Shaun Schafer

Department: Journalism and Technical Communication

Title: Professor, Chair

Expertise: Journalism ethics, Libel and slander law, News and editorial, Media ethics, Privacy law, Media management, Social trends in media, Multimedia and convergent journalism, Electronic dissemination

April Schofield

Department: Marketing

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Business, Sports business, Marketing, Sports marketing, Social media marketing, Sales, Ticket sales, Fundraising, Time management

Keah Schuenemann

Department: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Global warming, Climate change, Greenland, Climate, Sea ice, Weather

Jill Scott

Department: Sociology and Anthropology

Title: Laboratory Coordinator

Expertise: Biological anthropology, Paleoanthropology (especially Homo naledi, Neanderthals and Homo sapiens), Human evolution, Human variation

Erin Seedorf

Department: Health Professions

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Public health, Population health, Public health policy, Local public health, Community engagement/advocacy

Seedorf, Erin

Dorothy Shapland

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Early Childhood Teacher Education, Early Childhood STEM/STEAM & Social Emotional Learning

Shapland, Dorothy

Scott Sherwood

Department: Marketing

Title: Director of Center for Professional Selling

Expertise: Business communication, International marketing, Business-to-business marketing, Retail marketing, Social media marketing, Sales management, Sports sales, Sports marketing, Applied mathematics

Jinseup (Ted) Shin

Department: Industrial Design

Title: Chair and Professor

Expertise: Technology, Product design, Future trend

Christina M. Sigala

Department: Chicana/o Studies

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Indigenous medicine, Mexican/Native American communities, Spirituality and health care

Sigala, Christina

James Simmons

Department: Aviation and Aerospace Science

Title: Professor

Expertise: Aviation safety, Aviation risk and liability issues, General aviation flight operations, Airline industry and management issues, Airline economics

Simmons. James

Kevin Smith

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Policing, Corporate security, Utility security, Criminal investigations, Active shooter, SWAT tactics, Workplace violence, Policy and procedures

Smith, Kevin

Randyl (Randi) Smith

Department: Psychology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Mental disorders, Domestic violence, Professional ethics in mental health, Child abuse/neglect, Service-learning, Marital/couples communication, Psychological assessment, Homelessness and mental health, Ethics (especially for mental health professionals), Mental health treatment, Supervision of mental health providers, Whistleblowing, Colleague assistance

Helle Sorensen

Department: Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Title: Professor

Expertise: Adventure travel and ecotourism, Tourism planning and development, Global itinerary development, Sustainable tourism

Sorensen, Helle

Eileen Starr

Department: Social Work

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Clinical work with children, youth and families, Conflicted communities (sectarian violence in Northern Ireland)

Starr, Eileen

Sheldon Steinhauser

Department: Sociology and Anthropology

Title: Associate Professor Emeritus

Expertise: Aging issues, Aging population, Social issues of aging, Transgenerational communications, Life expectancy and societal impact, Diversity, Civil rights, Aging workplace, Elderly in the workplace, Retirement

Sheldon Steinhauser

Craig Svonkin

Department: English

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: American literature, American poetry, American film (amusement parks, Disney, Lucas, fantasy, science fiction, comics), American popular culture, Children's literature and culture (Disney, Harry Potter, children’s fantasy, children’s poetry, children’s film, animation).

Craig Svonkin

Ben Thompson

Department: Human Performance and Sport

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Cardiovascular (aerobic) fitness, Resistance training, General exercise program design, Cardiovascular disease and physical activity, Endothelial function, Weight loss, Fitness certifications, Exercise physiology

Xiansheng Tian

Department: History

Title: Professor

Expertise: American history, China/Korea/Japan since 1800, Chinese history, China/Korea/Japan since 1800, Modern China, U.S.-China relations

Xiansheng, Tian

Michelle Tollefson

Department: Health Professions

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Wellness coaching, Lifestyle medicine (changes/habits), Women’s health, Holistic health, Integrated medication, Gynecology, Stress treatments, Stress management, Nutrition, Diet, Women's health issues, Medical/health trends, Pop culture, Preventative health

Rebecca Trammell

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Interim Associate Dean - College of Professional Studies

Expertise: Prison culture, Prison violence, Prison rape, Violence against incarcerated child molesters, Gender and prison violence, Restorative justice rituals

Trammell, Rebecca

Whitney Traylor

Department: Management

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Corporate law (employment, civil rights, business, litigation), Race issues, Work/life balance, Workplace issues

Traylor, Whitney

Stan Trout

Department: Mechanical Engineering/Engineering Technology

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Permanent magnets, Magnetic materials, Engineering

Trout, Stan

Ethan Tsai

Department: Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Materials chemistry, Liquid crystals chemistry, Condensed matter phases, Nanomaterials

Tsai, Ethan

Tara Tull

Department: Human Services

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Conflict resolution, LGBTQ student issues, Lesbian theory, Sexual harassment and services, Hurdles facing nontraditional women students, Resources for women

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Cynthia Vannucci

Department: Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Title: Professor

Expertise: Convention management, Meeting management, Events management, E-commerce buying behaviors, Table etiquette training

Vannucci, Cynthia

Helene Ver Eecke

Department: Biology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Microbiology, Extreme microbiology, Industrial fermentation, Teaching pedagogy

Mary Ann Watson

Department: Psychology

Title: Professor Emerita

Expertise: Human sexuality, Sex education, Roe v. Wade, Death and dying, Clinical psychology issues, Sexuality - child predators, Transgenderism, Sexual dysfunction, Diversity issues, Middle Eastern women's issues

Shawn Worthy

Department: Human Services

Title: Professor

Expertise: Gender differences in extreme sports, Psychology and performance of high-risk/extreme sports athletes, Sports training and fear, Youth adventure therapy, Crisis intervention, Family dynamics, Family systems, High-risk youth, Teen suicide, Parenting, Workplace stress, Job-family balance

Worthy, Shawn

Kip Wotkyns

Department: Journalism and Technical Communication

Title: Professor

Expertise: Media’s role in politics, Media's impact on society, Magazines, Multimedia and convergent journalism, Electronic dissemination

Wotkyns, Kip

Michael Wray

Department: Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Title: Professor

Expertise: Beer-food and wine-food pairing, Chemical additives, Food production and meal planning, Genetically altered foods, Healthy cooking, Special needs recipes, Enology, Restaurant management

Adriann Wycoff

Department: Chicana/o Studies

Title: Professor - Chicana/o Studies, Co-Principal Investigator - College Assistance Migrant Program, Director - Family Literacy Program

Expertise: Community-based education programs, Family literacy, Migrant education issues, Nontraditional education, Latino literature (poetry emphasis), Women and poverty

Kathryn Young

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Intersectionality (race + disability) primarily, Cultural competence, Microaggressions, Teacher preparation

Sheryl Zajdowicz

Department: Biology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Microbiology, Pathogenic microbiology, Infectious disease, Immunology, Select agents of bioterrorism, Molecular biology

Runing Zhang

Department: Civil Engineering Technology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Geotechnical engineering design, Concrete structural design, Foundation studies, Slope stability and landslide analyses, Excavation analyses, Subsurface characterization, Geophysics exploration methods, Ground imaging analyses, Hydraulic engineering

Zhnag, Runing

Jenn Zukowski-Boughn

Department: Theatre

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Children's literature, Fantasy and science fiction, Folklore (fairy tales, mythology), Theatre and performance of literature, Harry Potter

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