richard allenRichard Allen
Associate Dean - Teachin​g, Learning, and Curriculum
Professor of Psychology

Dr. Allen oversees issues related to undergraduate curriculum and the teaching and learning resources in the College.  This includes ​oversight for enrollment management, educational and curriculum compliance, new curricular initiatives, classroom resources, and learning enhancement and assessment. He interfaces with all groups on campus concerned with undergraduate programs, policies, and curricula, working to facilitate a high-quality and positive undergraduate course experience.


laura argysLaura Argys
Associate Dean - Research and Creative Activities
Professor of Economics

Dr. Argys works to promote the research and creative activities of the faculty. Her responsibilities include oversight of sponsored programs within CLAS, development of policies and programs to enhance faculty research opportunities and facilitation of research connections across departments, colleges and campuses. Dr. Argys seeks to expand and enhance research and creative activities by graduate and undergraduate students and scholarly collaboration between students and faculty.


Rosa ChangKuan-Yi (Rose) Chang
Assistant Dean - International, Continuing & Professional Education
Director of Chinese Language

Dr. Chang manages all college activities associated with international initiatives (particularly the International College in Beijing [ICB]). She serves as the liaison for all matters associated with the Office of International Education (OIE) and the office of Continuing and Professional Education (CPE). Dr. Chang seeks to expand the current continuing and professional educational programs in the college by seeking new avenues and course offerings.


sarah fieldsSarah Fields
Associate Dean – Student Success
Associate Professor of Communication

Dr. Fields promotes undergraduate recruitment, retention, and success. In the college, she works with undergraduate advising, the Academic Standards and Academic Ethics Committees, and the national scholarships team.  She collaborates with other offices across the university on a range of issues related to students including transfer credit policies, relations with community colleges, student conduct, and student support.​​


marjorie levine-clarkMarjorie Levine-Clark
Associate Dean - Planning andDiversity, Outreach, and Initiatives
Associate Professor of History

Prof. Levine-Clark brings together faculty, administrators, staff, and students to collaborate on strategic planning; diversity initiatives; promotes continuing and professional education; and interdisciplinary teaching, research, and programming; online initiatives; and strategic planning in CLAS. She is committed to the college’s priority to enhance diversity and foster a culture of inclusion and brings together faculty, administrators, staff, and students to develop programs and policies to support those goals. She looks for opportunities to enhance CLAS outreach to Colorado K-12 schools and our local business and non-profit communities. She is the College’s liaison to the Office of International Affairs, the Anschutz Medical Campus, Metro State University and the Community College of Denver, the CU FoundationCU Denver Advancement, and Alumni and Corporate Relations. Prof. Levine-Clark works closely with the Dean’s Office and, CLAS Webmaster, and  CLAS Marketing and Communications Manager to promote the college’s mission to be a leader in academic excellence and social responsibility.


joann porterJoAnn Porter
Assistant Dean - Budget and Finance

Ms. Porter is responsible for overseeing the budget, finance and accounting functions in the college. The position collaborates with the Dean and the Associate Deans in the establishment and administrative leadership of all areas under the Dean’s authority. The Assistant Dean functions as the School’s financial manager and the Dean’s consultant on College financial policies and procedures. Ms. Porter also serves as college representative on numerous campus and system finance-related committees.


carol morkenCarol Rivas-Morken
Assistant Dean - Student Advising

Ms. Morken directs the efforts of a talented team of undergraduate student advisors who help build a successful experience for over 5,000 individuals each year.


john wyckoffJohn Wyckoff
Associate Dean - Faculty and Staff Affairs
Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Wyckoff is responsible for the recruitment, mentoring, professional development, and retention of faculty and staff within the College. He oversees reappointment, tenure, and promotion processes including chairing the Dean’s Advisory Committee. For senior faculty, he organizes the College’s Post Tenure Review and convenes the CLAS PTR Committee. Staff mentoring and development initiatives are also within his area of responsibility. Dr. Wyckoff works with faculty and staff to resolve conflicts and other personnel issues and insures that appropriate University, Campus, and College policies are followed. As Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Affairs, Dr. Wyckoff must interact effectively and collaboratively with other groups on campus that deal with faculty and staff issues. In addition to his responsibilities with staff and faculty, he oversees space planning and allocation within the College and represents CLAS at the Campus-level.