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Josef Korbel School of International Studies

General George Casey, Josef Korbel School alumnus, teaches a class

Adjunct Faculty

Thomas Laetz, Adjunct Professor

Josef Korbel School of International Studies Adjunct Professor Thomas LaetzEmail:

Phone: 303-572-7441





  • PhD, University of Washington
  • MRP, Cornell University
  • BS, Michigan State University

Research and Expertise

Program and policy analysis and evaluation methods, project management tools and implementation approaches, and global health policy issues

Professional Profile

  • Senior Policy Analyst, U.S. Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC, Frankfurt, Germany, and Denver, Colorado (1984-present)
  • Adjunct Professor, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver (1998-present); Advisor, Global Health Affairs Program
  • Adjunct Professor, University College, University of Denver (1996-1997)
  • Doctoral Fellow, U.S. Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC (1983-1984)
  • Research Associate, University of Washington (1981-1983)
  • Program Administrator, Colorado Department of Local Affairs (1976-1981)
  • Adjunct Professor, Colorado State University (1977-1981)
  • Reviewer, Environmental Publications (1978-1980)
  • Urban and Regional Planner, Private Consulting (1971-1976)
  • Past president and founder, Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society for Risk Analysis
  • Past member of international consortium of comparative healthcare policy advisors
  • Advisory Board member, Center for Global Health, University of Colorado Health Science Center


  • INTS 4333: International Project Analysis
  • INTS 4342: Project Management
  • INTS 4605: Development Project Analysis
  • INTS 4615: Development Project Evaluation