Leslie Blood
Director of Graduate Community & Professional Development

In her role as director of graduate community and professional development at the Graduate School, Leslie Ellen creates and leads the graduate writing support program, Endurance PhD, Grad + offerings, professional certifications, and the mentoring program. Before coming to CU Boulder in 2016, she was an associate professor of journalism, communications and media at Fort Lewis College in Durango. She has a PhD in curriculum and instruction from the University of Kansas and an MA in teaching with a focus in communications, and a BS in journalism. 

Leslie Ellen lives in Boulder with her two sons, Roman and Gus.