Profiles and News

  • faculty-Luc-Beaudoin.jpg Luc Beaudoin

    As the University’s associate provost for internationalization, Luc Beaudoin oversees the Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), the English Language Center (ELC) and the Office of International Education...

  • faculty-Masket_small.jpg Seth Masket

    In a blog published today on the Washington Post website, Seth Masket, a political science professor at the University of Denver, argues that political parties today aren’t fragmented...

  • news-history-prof-featured.jpg Elizabeth Escobedo

    It was from her father’s sisters that Elizabeth Escobedo first heard the stories that would inspire her new book....

  • faculty-lynn-clark-small.jpg Lynn Clark

    In 2002, when Lynn Schofield Clark began the research that led to her new book on raising children in a dotcom world, the media landscape was a simpler place....

  • faculty-Masket_small.jpg Seth Masket

    Seth Masket has emerged as a go-to source for reporters and commenters seeking insight into how political parties work...

  • GilbertBookSmall.jpg Alan Gilbert

    Professor’s new book challenges views of the American Revolution...

  • love-kourlis-small.jpg Rebecca Love Kourlis

    Kourlis is the recipient of the 2012 John Marshall Award, presented by the American Bar Association Justice Center...

  • faculty-steve-fisher_small.jpg Steve Fisher

    Fisher's new book, "A Brief History of South Denver and University Park," traces the area from the 1890's...

  • RobertMcgowan_smalljpg.jpg Robert McGowan

    Some people who’ve visited his house say he ought to charge admission. It’s like a museum...

  • DU Logo.gif Sarah Watamura

    Sarah Watamura, associate professor of psychology, has studied stress in young children for years....

  • faculty-vendryes-th.jpg Basil Vendryes

    Viola instructor Basil Vendryes of DU’s Lamont School of Music remembers an aunt reading him the riot…

  • faculty-linseman-th.jpg Dan Linseman

    Dan Linseman is at war. His enemy unleashes nearly unthinkable horror on its victims. Imagine slowly losing control of your…

  • faculty-jenson-th.jpg Jeff Jenson

    Professor Jeff Jenson of DU’s Graduate School of Social of Work (GSWW) has been named a fellow at the American…

  • faculty-blankenship-th.jpg Todd Blankenship

    University of Denver professor Todd Blankenship asks the “big questions” in life. For instance: Why do we look like we…

  • faculty-zaranka-th.jpg William Zaranka

    William Zaranka’s career at the University of Denver spanned six decades. The young man who first came to Colorado and…

  • faculty-pessin-th.jpg Sarah Pessin

    A scholar of Jewish philosophy and the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, Sarah Pessin holds the Emil and Eva Hecht Chair in Judaic Studies. When he created the position with his wife, Eva, the late Emil Hecht…

  • faculty-ramke-th.jpg Bin Ramke

    Renowned poet Bin Ramke understands that the impact of his work may not be as easy to define and quantify as it is for professors working in, say, the sciences. But he can point to the dialogue that he and his students…

  • faculty-vistad-th.jpg Gregg Kvistad

    When University of Denver supporters endow a professorship or a faculty chair, our first response is to express gratitude. We could not be more delighted by these votes of confidence in our work.

  • faculty-tripp-th.jpg John Tripp

    University teaching is about more than helping students prepare for professional success. It’s also about empowering them to put their skills to work for the greater good.

  • faculty-hutton-th.jpg Bruce Hutton

    “How do you prepare students in business school today to succeed in jobs that don’t even exist yet? To use technologies that haven’t been invented? To solve problems that aren’t problems yet?”

  • faculty-williams-th.jpg James Herbert Williams

    The son of “working-class, blue-collar people,” James Herbert Williams, dean of the Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW), was one of the first members of his family to attend college and the only one to have earned a PhD.

  • faculty-cimini-th.jpg Christine Cimini

    Associate Professor Christine Cimini had some “enticing” job offers from highly ranked law schools but chose to stay at DU’s Sturm College of Law because of its exceptional clinical program and the endowed chair she was offered.

  • faculty-patterson-th.jpg David Patterson

    David Patterson conducts research that one day could help advance cancer treatment, improve the lives of people with Down syndrome and even slow the aging process. As he works, he shares his knowledge and discoveries with DU…

  • faculty-lair-th.jpg Dan Lair

    Dan Lair’s interest in communication and work-related issues came about through his first “real” job as a marketing representative for a managed care corporation…

  • faculty-piscopo-th.jpg Lisa Piscopo

    Lisa Piscopo (PhD geography ’05) is busy. The adjunct professor, sought-after public speaker and vice president of research for the Colorado Children’s Campaign spent a good part of late last year…

  • faculty-tedschi-beach-th.jpg Phil Tedeschi

    Think you have a good story about your winter break? Phil Tedeschi sure does. Tedeschi, a clinical associate professor in the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work, spent…

  • faculty-burns-th.jpg Walt Burns

    When Walt Burns arrived in the Gulf of Mexico as part of the oil spill response in May, he was tasked with establishing security and communication for several thousand people…

  • faculty-adler-th.jpg Peter and Patti Adler

    Peter Adler, a DU sociology and criminology professor, and his wife, Patti, a sociology professor at the University of Colorado, received the George Herbert Mead Award…

  • faculty-russell-th.jpg Tom Russell

    Academic papers often provide important information for those in academia. That part is expected. But when studies and papers seep outside the walls of universities and beyond academic publications and journals…

  • faculty-jones-th.jpg Arthur Jones

    Arthur Jones, clinical professor of culture and psychology at the Women’s College, has spent a good portion of his career preserving the songs and music of enslaved Africans in America.

  • faculty-jickling-lens-th.jpg Carol Jickling Lens

    Of course with the name Carol, Carol Jickling Lens would grow up to play the carillon, the musical instrument atop the Ritchie Center.

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