katherine amato

Katherine Amato

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Katherine Amato is a post-doc at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research focuses on the gut microbiota and how it helps wild primates survive in the habitats they occupy. She is also interested in the role gut microbes have played in the evolution of both primate and human diet and physiology. Katherine is fluent in Spanish and does most of her fieldwork in the rainforests of Mexico and Central...
Joseph casola

Joseph Casola

Masters of the Environment (MENV)
Dr. Joe Casola has worked on issues related to climate science and policy for nearly 20 years. His career has focused on translating information about climate variability, climate change, and climate impacts for policymakers, resource managers, and business leaders. Recent accomplishments include coordinating the 2017 Northwest Climate Conference and serving as an author for the Fourth National Climate Assessment and the report Unfair Share: Exploring the Disproportionate Risks from Climate...
jem corcoran

Jem Corcoran

Associate Professor
Applied Mathematics
john daily

John W. Daily

Research Professor
Mechanical Engineering
John W. Daily, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, works mainly in the area of combustion and reacting flows. Applications include propulsion, wildland fire, biomass utilization, and material processing. We seek to understand the behavior of reacting systems in order to provide better control, increase safety and reduce harmful health effects. In addition, Professor Daily is interested in medical instrumentation and is a founder of Precision...
sona dimidjian

Sona Dimidjian

Professor • Director, Renée Crown Wellness Institute
Psychology & Neuroscience
Dr. Sona Dimidjian is a professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research focuses on cultivating mental health and wellness among women, children, and families. She develops and studies programs and practices in education and healthcare settings, with an emphasis on navigating key developmental transitions, such as the perinatal period, early childhood, and adolescence. She also has a longstanding interest in expanding...
ann dougherty

Anne Dougherty

Senior Instructor and Teaching Professor • Associate Department Chair • Undergraduate Studies Chair
Applied Mathematics
Dr. Dougherty has been the J.R. Woodhull/Logicon Teaching Professor of Applied Mathematics since July 2012. In addition to teaching, Dr. Dougherty serves as the Associate Chair for Applied Mathematics. She is also a faculty advisor for applied math majors/ minors and statistics minors, the CU campus representative for the Goldwater Scholarship, and a faculty advisor for the international Mathematics Contest in Modeling.
douglas duncan

Douglas Duncan

Astronomer, Director, Fiske Planetarium
Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences
Dr. Douglas Duncan is an astronomer at the University of Colorado, where he directs Fiske Planetarium, the most advanced planetarium in the US. Duncan earned degrees at Caltech and the Univ. of California. He was part of the project that first found sunspot cycles on other stars. Subsequently he joined the staff of the Hubble Space Telescope. In 1992 he accepted a joint appointment at the University of Chicago and...
robert erickson

Robert Erickson

Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
Robert Erickson received the B.S. (1978), M.S. (1980), and Ph.D. (1982) degrees in Electrical Engineering, from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California. Since 1982, he has been a member of the faculty of electrical, computer , and energy engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he served as department Chair in 2002-2006. He co-directs the Colorado Power Electronics Center and is a Fellow of the IEEE. He is...
Alex Fosdick

Alex Fosdick

Software Lead at Brewbird
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
Alex Fosdick is a well-loved and favorite instructor of many students in the University of Colorado Boulder’s Electrical, Computing, and Energy Engineering Program. CU Boulder’s ECEE department is nationally recognized for both teaching and research, and has educated thousands of successful engineers now working around the world. Alex brings to this course nearly a decade of experience working in the industry, writing software for Embedded Systems, Systems-on-a-Chip and Flash Storage...
harsha gangadharbatla

Harsha Gangadharbatla

Associate Professor
Advertising, Public Relations & Media Design
Harsha Ganga is an associate professor of advertising at the University of Colorado Boulder. Over the last five years, he served as the founding chairperson of the Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design. His research interests lie at the intersection of technology, business, and communication. He has authored (or co-authored) over 40 publications including conference proceedings. He holds a BE in Electrical Engineering from Motilal Nehru National Institute...
david glimp

David Glimp

Associate Professor
English Literature
David Glimp specializes in Renaissance English literature. Most of his work has explored how English authors of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries engaged aspects of Renaissance moral and political philosophy, though he also has interests in contemporary literary and social theory. He is the author of Increase and Multiply: Governing Cultural Reproduction in Early Modern England (Minnesota, 2003), and the co-editor of Arts of Calculation: Quantifying Thought in Early Modern...
anne gold

Anne Gold

Senior Associate Scientist and Director CIRES Education & Outreach Program
Environmental Studies
Anne is a Senior Associate Scientist with the Cooperative Institute of Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado in Boulder and the Director of CIRES' Education and Outreach Program . She is a climate scientist by training and received her doctoral degree in paleoclimatology from the University of Regensburg in Germany. Her science expertise focuses on climate fluctuations and glaciation patterns in European, American and Asian Mountain...
Jane goodall

Jane Goodall

Founder, the Jane Goodall Institute
The Jane Goodall Institute
In July 1960, at the age of 26, Jane Goodall traveled from England to what is now Tanzania, Africa and ventured into the little-known world of wild chimpanzees. Equipped with little more than a notebook, binoculars, and her fascination with wildlife, Jane braved a realm of unknowns to give the world a remarkable window into humankind's closets living relatives. Through more than 50 years of groundbreaking work, Dr. Jane has...
juliet gopinath

Juliet Gopinath

Associate Professor • Alfred T. and Betty E. Look Endowed Professor
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
Dr. Juliet Gopinath holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota and S. M. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). For several years, she was a member of technical staff at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. She is now an associate professor at the University of Colorado-Boulder in the Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering and Physics Departments.
eric gordon

Eric Gordon

Former Managing Director, Western Water Assessment
Environmental Studies
Eric has nearly 20 years of experience in environmental science, policy, and education. From 2010 to 2015, Eric served as the Managing Director of the Western Water Assessment, a NOAA-supported program that works to connect climate science to water and other natural resource managers in the Intermountain West. He served as lead editor of the Colorado Climate Change Vulnerability Study, contributed to a climate change assessment for the Southwestern US,...
don grant

Don Grant

Professor • Director of Social Innovation Program and Director of Care, Health and Resilience Program
Don Grant is a Professor of Sociology and the Director of the Care, Health, and Resilience Program at the University of Colorado in Boulder. He is also a Fellow at the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute and Director of his university’s Program in Social Innovation. His most recent book, Nursing the Spirit: Care, Public Life, and the Dignity of Vulnerable Strangers, explores the moral challenges of helping professionals and is...
june gruber

June Gruber

Associate Professor
Psychology & Neuroscience
June Gruber is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado and Director of the Positive Emotion and Psychopathology Laboratory. She received her Ph.D. and B. from the University of California Berkeley and was previously an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Yale University. Dr. Gruber has published over 100 articles and chapters and has edited 2 books including the Oxford Handbook of...
joel hartter

Joel Hartter

Associate Professor
Masters of the Environment (MENV)
Joel is an Associate Professor and Faculty Director for the Masters of the Environment (MENV) professional graduate degree program at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado USA. Joel is a National Geographic Explorer, and for the last 20 years, Joel has worked as a researcher, consultant, engineer, and educator. He has projects across East and Southern Africa and Madagascar at national parks exploring issues of conservation management, climate change,...
thomas hauser

Thomas Hauser

Director of Research Computing
Research Computing
Dr. Thomas Hauser is the Director of Research Computing at the University of Colorado Boulder. His team is operating a supercomputer, a research data storage service, and a friction free network for large data transfers. Research Computing provides training and consulting in the area of computational science and engineering and data management to CU Boulder researchers and students. He is also one of the two executive directors of the Center...
chris haynes

Christopher Haynes

Director of Learning Experience Design
English Literature
Dr. Christopher Haynes is the Director of Learning Experience Design in the Office for Academic and Learning Innovation at the University of Colorado Boulder. He also teaches online classes in literature and pop culture through the Division of Continuing Education. Dr. Haynes received his Ph.D. in English Literature from CU Boulder in 2017. His academic research explores the intersections of humanist education, digital mediation, and critical university studies, as well...
Jennifer Ho

Jennifer Ho

Professor • Director, Center for Humanities and the Arts
Ethnic Studies
The daughter of a refugee father from China and an immigrant mother from Jamaica, Jennifer Ho is the director of the Center for Humanities & the Arts at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she also holds an appointment as Professor of Ethnic Studies. She is the president of the Association for Asian American Studies and the author of three scholarly monographs. In addition to her academic work, Ho is...
kent hutchison

Kent Hutchison

Psychology & Neuroscience
Kent Hutchison, PhD, is a professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Colorado in Boulder and the Founder of the Center for Research and Education Addressing Cannabis and Health (CU REACH). Dr. Hutchison has been an NIH funded scientist for the past 20 years and has published numerous papers in the area of substance use. Dr. Hutchison recently served on the National Academy of Sciences committee that published...
leslie Irvine

Leslie Irvine

Professor • Undergraduate Chair
Leslie Irvine is Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado at Boulder and Director of CU’s Animals and Society Certificate Program. She received her Ph.D. from Stony Brook University. Her research focuses on the roles of animals in society. She is the author of several books, including My Dog Always Eats First, which examines homeless people’s relationships with their companion animals. After Hurricane Katrina, Leslie worked in the facility...
tracy jennings

Tracy Jennings

Senior Instructor and Teaching Professor
Organizational Leadership & Information Analytics
Tracy Jennings is a Senior Instructor in the Management and Entrepreneurship Division at CU where she teaches courses in management and leads global seminars in China. She holds a B.A. from Williams College, and an MBA and PhD in Cognitive Psychology, both from the University of Denver. Dr. Jennings began her career at IBM as a usability specialist. Later she took on New Product Development leadership roles at US WEST,...
ben kirshner

Ben Kirshner

Professor of Learning Sciences and Human Development
School of Education
Ben Kirshner got his start as an educator in a youth program in San Francisco’s Mission District. Since then he has developed a program of research in partnerships with educational settings that support development and activism of marginalized youth. Projects include design-based research with action civics teachers, intergenerational participatory research, and ethnographies of community-based youth organizing groups. For example, in a study supported by the Spencer Foundation, Ben worked with...
rob knight

Rob Knight

UC San Diego Pediatrics and Computer Science & Engineering
Rob Knight is the founding Director of the Center for Microbiome Innovation, an Agile Center in the Jacobs School of Engineering with the School of Medicine and the Division of Biological Sciences as founding partners, and is a Professor in UC San Diego’s Departments of Pediatrics and Computer Science & Engineering. Before that he was Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Computer Science in the BioFrontiers Institute of the University...
shelley knuth

Shelley Knuth

Associate Director of User Services
Research Computing
Shelley is the Associate Director of User Services in the Research Computing group at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Her roles include leading support efforts to ensure a better experience for users, and helping scientists optimize their research through effective data management skills. She is also the Director of Education and Training in the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS), a collaborative effort with the CU Libraries. She earned...
paul komor

Paul Komor

Lecturer, Environmental Studies Program • Founder, RASEI Education Programs
Energy Institute
Paul Komor is a member of the Research Faculty at the Energy Institute at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Prior to joining the University Faculty, Paul was a Senior Analyst on Energy and Environment for the US Congress. Paul has taught at Princeton and Stanford. He holds a BS in Engineering from Cornell University, and MS and PhD in Engineering from Stanford University.
matthew koschmann

Matthew Koschmann

Associate Professor
Matthew Koschmann (PhD, University of Texas at Austin) is a professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Colorado Boulder, where his research and teaching focus on organizational communication. His research examines the communication processes of inter‐organizational collaboration for social change and community development. His published research projects address affordable housing, prisoner reentry, human trafficking, and disaster recovery. Recently, he was awarded a Fulbright Scholars Award to study...
howard kramer

Howard Kramer

Accessibility Specialist
Continuing Education
Mr. Kramer has worked in assistive technology, disability, information systems and accessible media for more than 25 years. From 1997-2012 he worked with Disability Services at CU-Boulder, establishing the Assistive Technology Lab, which serves students with disabilities needing specialized access. He is founder and coordinator for the Accessing Higher Ground Conference: Accessible Media, Web & Technology, and teaches courses on Universal Design at CU-Boulder and the PI for a grant...
william kuskin

William Kuskin

Associate Dean for Digital Education College of Engineering and Applied Science • Professor
English Literature
William Kuskin is Professor of English at the University of Colorado Boulder. He received his BA from Vassar College (1987) and his PhD. from the University of Wisconsin—Madison (1998). Prof. Kuskin works on the history of literary books, from medieval manuscripts to twenty-first century comic books. He has completed two books on England’s first printer, William Caxton, a monograph, Symbolic Caxton: Literary Culture and Print Capitalism (Notre Dame Press, 2008),...
manuel laguna

Manuel Laguna

Leeds School of Business
Manuel Laguna is the Director of Global Initiatives and the MediaOne Professor of Management Science at the Leeds School of Business of the University of Colorado Boulder. He started his academic career at the University of Colorado in 1990, after receiving master’s (1987) and doctoral (1990) degrees in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He has done extensive research in the interface between computer...
stephen lawrence

Stephen R. Lawrence

Associate Professor Emeritus
Leeds School of Business
Steve Lawrence is an Associate Professor Emeritus in the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder. He has taught international business and international operations courses there for over 20 years. Professor Lawrence received BS and MS degrees in Engineering from Purdue University and a PhD in Operations Management at Carnegie-Mellon University. During his teaching career, he has lived and taught in Germany, Spain, Denmark, Singapore, China, England,...
clayton lewis

Clayton Lewis

Computer Science
Lewis is Professor of Computer Science and Fellow of the Institute of Cognitive Science, at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Lewis has served previously as Scientist in Residence for the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, as Fellow of the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (Delmenhorst, Germany) and as technology advisor to the director of the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research, US Department of Education. He has been honored by appointment to the...
dan liston

Dan Liston

Professor Emeritus
School of Education
Daniel (Dan) Liston, PhD is Professor of Education in the Educational Foundations, Policy and Practice (EFPP) program and in the Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) program. Professor Liston's research interests include curriculum theory, teacher education, reflective teaching, and educational foundations. Specifically he examines justifications for distinct curricula; provides articulations for and critiques of teacher education; and explores the social and political contexts of schooling. Recently he has begun to explore the...
qin Lv

Qin (Christine) Lv

Associate Professor
Computer Science
Qin (Christine) Lv is an Associate Professor and Co-Associate Chair for Graduate Education in the Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder. She received her PhD degree in computer science from Princeton University. Lv's research focuses on full-stack data analytics, which integrates systems, algorithms, and applications for effective and efficient data analytics in ubiquitous computing and scientific discovery. Her research is interdisciplinary in nature and interacts closely with a...
daryl maeda

Daryl Maeda

Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, Associate Dean for Student Success in the Colleage of Arts and Sciences
Ethnic Studies
As an interdisciplinary cultural historian, I explore how racial identities and politics are embedded within and expressed through cultural productions. My main interest is the social movements for racial justice of the late 1960s and early 1970s. My newest book, Rethinking the Asian American Movement, which is a synthesis of scholarship on the Asian American movement of the 60s and 70s, argues that the movement was inherently built upon commitments...
dragan maksimovic

Dragan Maksimovic

Endowed Professor
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
Prof. Dragan Maksimovic received his B.S. (1984) and M.S. (1986) degrees from the University of Belgrade (Serbia, Yugoslavia), and his Ph.D. degree from California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, in 1989. In 1992, he joined the University of Colorado at Boulder where he is currently a Charles V. Schelke Endowed Professor in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. In 1998, with Prof. Robert W. Erickson, he co-founded the Colorado...
wendy martin

Wendy Martin

Instructor • W. Edwards Deming Professor of Management
Engineering Management
Wendy Martin is the W. Edwards Deming Professor of Management in the Lockheed-Martin Engineering Management Program, teaching in the area of Quality Science. She earned her undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, and a Masters of Engineering from the Lockheed-Martin Engineering Management Program at the University of Colorado Boulder, with an emphasis in six sigma, quality systems and applied statistics. Prior to her graduate degree, she was trained...
hope martinez

Hope Martinez

Youth Leadership Council Manager, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots
The Jane Goodall Institute
Hope is inspired daily with Dr. Jane Goodall's work. Dr. Goodall's legacy cemented her wholehearted belief that if you can tap into young people's passion, awaken it and have them believe in the power of it, there are no limitations to what might come.
robert mazzeo

Robert Mazzeo

Associate Professor Emeritus
Integrative Physiology
Dr. Robert S. Mazzeo has been studying, researching and teaching in the field of exercise science for over 40 years. He received his doctoral degree from the University of California at Berkeley and postdoctoral training at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has been at the University of Colorado at Boulder since 1985. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and has appeared on...
quentin mcandrew

Quentin McAndrew

Assistant Vice Provost & Executive Director - Academic and Learning Innovation • Executive Director -University Transformation & University Financial Futures
English Literature
Dr. Quentin McAndrew teaches American literature and business writing at the University of Colorado Boulder, where her students rank her as one of the best instructors at the University. Quentin holds a B.A. and M.A. in English from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Colorado Boulder. She also brings more than a decade of high-level corporate experience to her teaching of business writing. Quentin holds...
brad mclain

Brad McLain

Research Scientist, Co-Director Experiential Science Education Research Collaborative, University of Colorado, Boulder Center for STEM Learning
Center for STEM Learning
Brad McLain is a social scientist and co-directs the Experiential Science Education Research Collaborative (XSci) at CU Boulder. Dr. McLain’s research focuses on identity development in relation to STEM learning and career pathways, including the nature and impacts of extraordinary experiences and how such experiences may change our sense of self and life trajectories at different ages. McLain has served as Principal Investigator on several research and project grants funded...
robert mcleod

Robert McLeod

Professor • Director, Materials Science & Engineering Program • Richard & Joy Dorf Endowed Professor
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
Dr. McLeod received his BSEE in 1984 and MSEE in 1985 from Montana State University in Bozeman and the Ph.D. in EE in 1995 from the University of Colorado at Boulder, specializing in optical switching and computing. He has held research and management positions at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Siros Technologies (an optical data storage startup) and JDS Uniphase where he was a Director of Engineering. His research group specializes...
donna mejia

Donna Mejia

Associate Professor of Dance, Director of Graduate Studies in Dance
Theater & Dance
Donna Mejia is a choreographer, scholar, instructor, and performer specializing in contemporary dance, traditions of the African and Arab Diaspora, and emerging fusion traditions in Transnational Electronica. She is the first professor of Transcultural fusion globally, and serves as the Director of the graduate studies program. This genre provides a rich arena for the study of cultural imperialism, gender representation and electronic/digital globalization. Donna is also an authorized instructor of...
jay mendelson

Jay Mendelson

Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
Jay Mendelson is an instructor at University of Colorado Boulder, where he specializes in online content development for sensor and motor technology. Prior to joining the faculty, Jay had three VP level technology positions at Cooper Wiring Devices, Brooks Instrument, and Omega Engineering. Jay is an industry expert in the design of transmitters, process controllers, pressure, thermal and flow sensors, valves, and electrical switches and connectors. He holds Bachelors (Princeton...
jessica metcalf

Jessica Metcalf

Senior Research Associate
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Jessica Metcalf is an evolutionary biologist who is fascinated by old things. At the core of her research is the use of ancient DNA methods to directly sample genes from the past to answer questions in ecology, evolution, conservation, forensics and history. Whether only weeks old, from historic times or the late Pleistocene, DNA preserved in bone, teeth, hair, tissue, coprolites, plant material and soil can solve mysteries about the...
bruce montgomery

Bruce Montgomery

Senior Instructor • Faculty Director, Professional Master's Program
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
I am a life long student and supporter of the value of focused academic study and research. My academic background includes a B.S.Engineering in Computer and Information Science from the University of Florida (Gainesville, Florida) that I received in 1984, a Master of Arts in Mathematics from Trenton State College in Ewing, New Jersey (now The College of New Jersey) from 1990, and a Doctorate in Computer Information Systems from...
emily moore

Emily Moore

Director of Research and Accessibility, PhET Interactive Simulations
Emily Moore is the Director of Research and Accessibility for the PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado Boulder. Dr. Moore conducts research on simulation design, student simulation use, and student learning with simulations. She also leads research and development efforts to increase the accessibility of PhET simulations. Her work in accessibility includes advancing the design and implementation of multimodal simulations, with modalities including alternative input, auditory description,...
charlie nuttleman

Charlie Nuttelman

Senior Instructor
Chemical & Biological Engineering
I earned my B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering in 1999, 2001, and 2005, respectively. I have been an instructor in the department since 2007 and have taught a total of 18 different chemical and biological engineering courses totaling over 15,000 student credit hours in 54 courses. These courses have ranged from introductory engineering courses to advanced (i.e. senior design) and have ranged...
jonathan o'brien

Jonathan O'Brien

Jonathan O’Brien studies the feeding and sensory ecology of southeast Asian colobines. Specifically, he is looking at habitat variation within black shanked doucs (Pygathrix nigripes) and the status of silvered langurs (Trachypithecus margarita) in Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam. His work focuses on the conservation of primates within Vietnam.
shawn o'neal

Shawn O'Neal

Ethnic Studies
I am a DJ, Musician, and Producer. My current work as a race scholar in the department of ethnic studies is the progression of my own social science theory deemed "Audio Intersectionality." Defined as: Conjoining intersectional contexts i.e. race, gender, sexuality, and class, with sound, music, and performance studies to determine, demarcate, and evaluate the methods in whichsound and music has been used operationally as a method of subjugation and...
wounjhang park

Wounjhang Park

Professor • Associate Chair for Research • N. Rex Sheppard Faculty Fellow
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
Dr. Park's research is centered at discovering new optical phenomena and applications using nanoscale materials and structures and has currently three major thrusts: energy harvesting, nonlinear optical devices and nanomedicine. For energy harvesting, Dr. Park is developing a new type of photovoltaic devices that can efficiently convert heat into electricity by using novel nanostructures. Dr. Park is also developing nonlinear devices operating in the mid-infrared region for sensing, communications, and...
melanie peffer

Melanie Peffer

Research Faculty
Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Dr. Melanie Peffer has a BS and PhD in molecular biology from the University of Pittsburgh and completed a postdoctoral appointment in learning sciences from Georgia State University. She holds a faculty appointment at the University of Colorado Boulder. Dr. Peffer combines her expertise in molecular biology and the learning sciences to study how people learn, understand, and engage with biology content. In particular, she’s interested in how we can...
Al Pisano

Al Pisano

Post-Baccalaureate Instructor
Computer Science
Al has a wide breadth of dynamic experience and knowledge within the educational and corporate space with proven success as a presenter, thought leader, author, innovator, entrepreneur, K-12 administrator, higher education administrator, curriculum and program developer, educational consultant and instructor. Extensive work with K-12 school districts, higher education institutions, non-profit organizations and corporate educational arms in culture transformation, futures-based/visionary leadership, as well as curriculum and program analysis, adaptation, creation and...
lori poole

Lori Poole

Instructor Lori Poole earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations and journalism from Auburn University where she also obtained a master’s degree with a focus on organizational communication. While working full-time in the corporate arena, she earned another bachelor’s degree in art studio with concentrations in graphic design and photography. In addition to the educational arena, Poole has experience with editorial, corporate, and non-profit communication. She started her career in...
emily price

Emily Claire Price

School of Education
Emily Claire Price is an instructor, research assistant, and Ph.D. candidate in the School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder. She teaches courses in the Departments of Educational Foundations, Policy, and Practice (EFPP), Learning Sciences and Human Development ((LSHD), and Curriculum and Instruction (C&I). Her research focuses primarily on the development of equity-oriented approaches to social emotional learning with early elementary students and pre-service teachers, as well as...
david quigley

David Quigley

Research Associate
Institute of Cognitive Science
Dr. David Quigley is a Research Associate in the Institute of Cognitive Science and Assistant Professor - Adjunct in the Department of Computer Science at CU Boulder. His research skill set centers on the use of learning analytics techniques to build machine learning models of student activity and understanding in science classrooms. During his Ph.D. program here at CU Boulder, Dr. Quigley worked on the Inquiry Hub Research-Practice Partnership and...
kevin rich

Kevin Rich

Associate Professor • Associate Chair • Director of Applied Shakespeare Certificate • Director of MA/MBA in Theatre
Theater & Dance
Kevin Rich, associate professor of theatre in the Department of Theatre & Dance at CU Boulder, received his BA from Grinnell College and MFA from Yale School of Drama. His research interests include Shakespeare's original practices, the intersection of Shakespeare and civic engagement and the development of new work inspired by classical texts. He has worked as an actor and director for regional theatre companies and Shakespeare festivals across the...
sriram sankaranarayanan

Sriram Sankaranarayanan

Assistant Professor
Computer Science
I am a professor in the Computer Science department at the University of Colorado at Boulder. I am a member of the Programming Languages & Verification (CUPLV) and Computer & Cyber-Physical Systems research groups. Previously, I was a member of research staff at NEC Laboratories America from 2005-2009. I graduated with a PhD in (theoretical) Computer Science from Stanford University in 2005. Here is a link to a brief biography.
hanspeter schaub

Hanspeter Schaub

Glenn L. Murphy Chair of Engineering, Professor
Aerospace Engineering Sciences
Hanspeter Schaub is the Glenn L. Murphy Chair of Engineering and Professor in Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder and is the current graduate chair of the aerospace engineering sciences department. He has nearly 20 years of research experience, of which four years are at Sandia National Laboratories. His research interests are in nonlinear dynamics and control, astrodynamics, relative motion dynamics, and relative motion sensing. This has...
timothy scherr

Timothy Scherr

Senior Instructor
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
Tim Scherr earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Washington University in St. Louis and his Master of Science from the University of Utah, both in Electrical Engineering. He has over 30 years of engineering experience designing military communications systems, cable TV equipment, analog telephony Circuits, VoIP systems, license free radios, single board computers, and scientific instrumentation. During this time he held positions as an engineering manager, Director of Engineering,...
bobby schnabel

Bobby Schnabel

Professor • Department External Chair
Computer Science
Bobby Schnabel is Professor and External Chair of Computer Science, and College of Engineering and Applied Science Faculty Director for Entrepreneurship, at the University of Colorado Boulder. Previously he was CEO of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) from 2015-17, Dean of the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University from 2007-2015, and on the Computer Science faculty at University of Colorado Boulder from 1977-2007. At CU Boulder he also...
mark serreze

Mark Serreze

Distinguished Professor of Geography • Director of NSIDC • Fellow of CIRES • Arts and Sciences College Professor of Distinction
Mark C. Serreze is a Distinguished Professor of Geography at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU), a fellow of the CU Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), and Director of the CIRES National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). He specializes in Arctic climate research, including atmosphere-sea ice interactions, synoptic climatology, boundary layer problems, numerical weather prediction and climate change. His research has increasingly focused on making sense...
matthew shupe

Matthew Shupe

Senior Research Scientist
Environmental Studies
Dr. Matthew Shupe is a Senior Research Scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Dr. Shupe is the scientific co-lead for the MOSAiC expedition and a member of the MOSAiC Atmosphere Team. Since the late 1990s, Dr. Shupe’s research focus has been largely on Arctic cloud and atmospheric processes and their interactions...
sam siewert

Sam Siewert

Associate Professor Adjunct
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
Sam Siewert has studied at University of California Berkeley, University of Notre Dame, University of Houston and University of Colorado Boulder and has a BS in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and MS/Ph.D. in Computer Science. He has worked in the computer engineering industry for twenty four years before starting an academic career in 2012. Half of his time was spent on NASA space exploration programs including the Spitzer space telescope,...
edwige simon

Edwige Simon

Faculty Director of the Language Teaching with Technology Graduate Certificate
ATLAS Institute
Edwige Simon, PhD is the Director of the Language Teaching with Technology Certificate Program. She has been working in the field of education for over twelve years. She received a PhD from the ATLAS Institute at CU Boulder in 2012. Her research interests focus on professional development and the preparation of educators to teach online. She served as the 2013-2015 Programs Director of the International Association for Language Learning Technology,...
david sluiter

David Sluiter

Professor Adjunct
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
I joined the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder in the Fall of 2016 as an Adjunct Professor teaching undergraduate courses in logic design. In the Spring of 2017 I joined the graduate school and the Embedded Systems Engineering Program to create and teach a new course: Developing the Industrial Internet of Things. I earned my B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at...
Benjamin Spriggs

Benjamin Spriggs

Lecturer and Scholar of Engineering Practice
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
Benjamin Spriggs earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering from the University of Wyoming in Laramie, and an Executive MBA from Colorado State University in Denver. He has over 25 years of design experience including board level FPGA and micro-controller systems, and +20 ASIC tape-outs in Industrial, Networking, Consumer and Storage applications, and FPGA based emulation and verification of ASIC storage systems. Benjamin has held engineering positions...
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Amy Sullivan

Research Associate
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
Amy Sullivan received her BA in Physics from Bates College, and her MS and PhD in Physics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She has worked in the photonics industry in the areas of liquid crystal displays, frequency-stabilized and high power tunable infrared lasers, and machine vision imaging systems. She has taught as an assistant professor at Agnes Scott College as well as an instructor at various colleges and...
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Danielle Szafir

Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Danielle Albers Szafir is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and a Fellow in the ATLAS Institute at the University of Colorado Boulder. She is also an affiliate professor and member of the founding faculty of the Department of Information Science and Fellow in the Institute of Cognitive Science. Her research, which sits at the intersection of information visualization, data science, and cognitive science, has been integrated...
randy testa

Randy Testa

Associate Director PreK-16 Programs
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Randy Testa has been teaching since he was 23 years old – he’s taught third graders, undergraduates, masters and doctoral students –in suburban Chicago, Denver, New Hampshire and Cambridge, Massachusetts. He’s also worked in the movie business, doing professional development with educators around the use of commercial film adaptations of books widely read in public schools. His abiding love in teaching and research focuses on the moral and spiritual dimensions...
Brianna Tomlinson

Brianna Tomlinson

Ph.D. Candidate
Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing
Brianna Tomlinson is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Human-Centered Computing program at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is interested in how to build interactive experiences that are inclusive for a wider audience, and her work explores how multimodal experiences support engagement in learning. Her work includes collaborating on a grant to develop and evaluate accessible auditory displays for PhET Interactive Simulations.
david torgerson

David Torgerson

Leeds School of Business
Dave is an Instructor and guest lecturer at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and specifically co-teaches the Master of Business Analytics program Boot Camp. He is passionate about the role data & analytics play in creating “clarity out of chaos” and how analytic capabilities can evolve into a strategic competitive advantages for companies and organizations. Dave started his career as a Nuclear Engineer in the U.S. Navy / Department of...
david underwood

David Underwood

Media Teaching Consultant
Office of Information Technology
Dave has worked as an illustrator, designer, lecturer, and teaching consultant at CU Boulder since 1988.
chris vargo

Chris Vargo

Assistant Professor • MSBA CMCI Director • Editor - The Agenda Setting Journal
Advertising, Public Relations & Media Design
Dr. Chris J. Vargo is an assistant professor specializing in data analytics and digital advertising. Chris employs the use of computer science methods to investigate social media data using theories from communication, psychology and political science. Research methods of specialization include: data mining, machine learning, computer-assisted content analysis, data scraping, APIs, investigative statistics, prescriptive and predictive analytics, data forecasting, network analysis, Python, information retrieval and computer automation. In the classroom,...
erin viera-orr

Erin Viera-Orr

Vice President, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots
The Jane Goodall Institute
With a passion for youth service, Erin has spent the bulk of her career developing educational programs that use meaningful hands on projects to reinforce learning and instill a sense of civic responsibility in young people.
bruce walker

Bruce Walker

Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing
Bruce Walker is a Professor of Psychology and of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech. His Sonification Lab studies the human-computer interaction (HCI) issues in non-traditional interfaces, ranging from mobile devices, to cockpits and vehicle displays, to multimodal interfaces in education and in complex task environments. Particular research interests include sonification and auditory displays. Professor Walker teaches HCI, Sensation & Perception, Auditory Interfaces, and Assistive Technology. Walker has been President of...
jane wall

Jane Wall

Faculty Director of Data Science Programs
Data Science
Dr. Jane Wall came to CU Boulder in 2021 as the Faculty Director of the Data Science Graduate Program. She has an unusual combination of business experience and technical skills. After completing an undergraduate degree in Classical Languages and Political Science, she attended graduate school in mathematics, earning two master’s degree from the University of Georgia (mathematics and applied mathematics). She then worked at IBM as a software engineer, a...
Erin Willis

Erin Willis

Associate Professor
Advertising, Public Relations & Media Design
Associate Professor Erin Willis earned a doctorate from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Willis’s research examines the ways in which health messages influence people’s behaviors. She is particularly interested in the processes by which health behavior is shaped by the information and technology that people use every day. The goal of her research is to explore how message design can influence people’s understanding about health and health promotion,...
brian zaharatos

Brian Zaharatos

Senior Instructor • Professional Master's Director
Applied Mathematics
dan zhang

Dan Zhang

Leeds School of Business
Dan Zhang is Associate Professor of Operations Management at Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder. Dr. Zhang teaches in the area of operations management and data analytics in undergraduate, MBA, and PhD programs. Courses he taught include Business Statistics, Operations Management, Advanced Data Analytics, Spreadsheet Modeling, Stochastic Dynamic Programming, and Pricing and Revenue Management. Dr. Zhang’s primary research interest is data-driven decision making with applications to pricing and...
mistia zuckerman

Mistia Zuckerman

Professional Research Assistant CIRES
james zweighaft

James Zweighaft

Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
James Zweighaft is an instructor at University of Colorado Boulder, where he created and teaches the graduate course Embedding Sensors and Actuators. Prior to joining the faculty, Jim worked over 30 years as a servo engineer in computer tape drives and robotic libraries at Storage Technology, Exabyte and Benchmark. In addition, he has worked with X-ray Computed Tomography systems for Imtec and 3M corporations. Jim holds Bachelors (Stony Brook University)...