Ellen Aiken
Consultant, CU Dialogues Program • Instructor of History and Western American Studies • Sewall Residential Academic Program
CU Engage | School of Education

University of Colorado-Boulder
UCB 471
Boulder, CO 80309-0353

Dr. Ellen Aiken co-founded the CU Dialogues Program with Karen Ramirez and served as co-director until her retirement in 2016. Before retiring, she taught interdisciplinary courses in American History at CU with an emphasis on cross-cultural interaction in the American West.  She currently serves as a consultant to the CU Dialogues Program. In 2018 she established the CU Dialogues Faculty Fellow Program, which provides summer funding to a faculty member interested in integrating dialogue practices and principles into their teaching.