Dean Saitta, PhD
Dean Saitta is professor and chair of the Anthropology department at The University of Denver, and Director of the DU Museum of Anthropology. He was selected as the 1997-1998 recipient of the United Methodist Church University Scholar-Teacher of the Year Award. He has served on the Board of Directors at the Colorado Endowment for the Humanities for 6 years. In 1991 he wrote that he "is interested in educating the public in new ways" and that he "loves the opportunity to work with citizens and other educators in disseminating knowledge for the benefit of Colorado's citizenry." He is closely involved with "Reach out DU," a program designed to link university faculty with K-12 teachers and students. Dean will serve as lead scholar and the instructor of record for course credit.