MHMSS Program Launches Colorado Critical Review

April 13, 2017

After two years of hard work, Instructor Jordan Hill proud to announce that the Colorado Critical Review (CCR) , a peer-reviewed journal (hosted by the University of Colorado Denver in the MHMSS Program and featuring an Editorial Board with scholars from nearly two-dozen universities) recently released its inaugural issue. This...

Ethnic Studies Announces Puksta Fellows for Coming Year

April 13, 2017

“Thank you to John and Nichel Mulstay, Dean Pamela Jansma, and our colleagues in the Communications Department for their generous support of our students. We are very proud to be working with the next generation of leaders, they will keep hope alive for us all,” says Chair Donna Martinez of...

Allen Awarded National Honor and Publishing

April 13, 2017

Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Sciences, Casey Allen has been named a 2017 recipient of the prestigious Higher Education Distinguished Teaching Award from the National Council for Geographic Education. This award honors those who have made extraordinary contributions to the teaching and learning of geography at the post-secondary level...

Duncan Contributing to Foundational Textbooks

April 13, 2017

Integrated Biology Assistant Clinical Professor Tod Duncan recently authored seven chapters in the second edition of Understanding Biology (used in Biology departments across the country and internationally, with approximately 8,000 readers in the U.S. alone) with co-author Kenneth Mason. Duncan, who is credited on the cover of the undergraduate biology...

East Receives Prestigious W. E. Upjohn Award

April 13, 2017

Assistant Professor of Economics, Chloe East has received an Early Career Award from the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. This prestigious award is given to junior faculty for policy-related research on labor market issues. East's research examines the effects of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program ("Food Stamps") on adults'...

Allen Taking on Exciting New Roles

March 30, 2017

Casey D. Allen , Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, was selected in a national search as the new Editor for The Geographical Bulletin , the scholarly journal published by Gamma Theta Upsilon – the International Geography Honor Society. First published in 1970 and producing two...

Hodgkins Mentoring Future Anthropologists

March 30, 2017

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Jamie Hodgkins has been working diligently with the Anthropology and Experimental Prehistory Club. Under Jamie Hodgins’s tutelage, some of the students were just at the Denver Waldorf school lecturing to students about anthropology. Another member has been doing experimental work using stone tools to butcher goats...

Horton Staying Very Busy This Semester

March 30, 2017

Associate Professor of Anthropology Sarah Horton has a new co-authored piece out: "Immigrant Labor, Food Politics: A Dialogue Between Four Authors of Recent Books on the Food System" in Gastronomica . She delivered an invited lecture, "Ghost Workers: The Labor Implications of Governing Immigration through Crime," at Rollins College in...

Otanez on Digital Storytelling and Workers Rights

March 30, 2017

Marty Otañez , Associate Professor of Anthropology, has published "Digital Storytelling: Using First-Person Videos about Food in Research and Advocacy," in Food Health: Nutrition, Technology and Public Health , editors Janet Chrzan and John Brett, Berghahn Books. Also, in March Otañez presented "Bioethics in Cannabis Research and Creative Work" at...

Cruce speaks with Chancellor at Confluence Conference

March 16, 2017

On March 10, at the Confluence Conference (a day-long series presenting the best student papers produced in the past year at the Community College of Aurora), Micaela Cruce , a History Junior who transferred from CCA this past Fall, spoke alongside Chancellor Horrell.