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CLAS faculty who are are available to speak to businesses and organizations as part of the CLAS Speakers Bureau.
Directory Member Abbott

Susan Abbott, M.A.

Title: Lecturer | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
media as an international development issue; trends in press freedom/ freedom of expression and access to information around the world; internet freedom and digital rights advocacy and civil society influence

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » |

Speaking Topics: Technology » | Media » | Globalization » | Africa » | Communication » |


Directory Member Addison

Joanne Addison, Ph.D.

Title: Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Technology » | Writing » | Language » | Education » |


Directory Member Allen

Casey D. Allen, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Rock & Stone Decay, Cultural Heritage, Geo-Humanities, Landscape, Biological Soil Crusts, Geomorphology, Rapid Field Assessments, Geographic Education, Fieldwork & Field Studies, Study Abroad, Soil, Caribbean/Lesser Antilles (and Grenada, specifically), Middle East (Jordan, specifically), Tourism

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Skills » | Sustainability » | Science » | Geography » | Globalization » | Humanities » | Education » | Environment » |


Directory Member Anthamatten

Peter Anthamatten, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Geography » | Health » | Education » | Europe » |


Directory Member Argys

Laura Argys, Ph.D.

Title: Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
child support, welfare, adolescent risky behaviors, peer effects,

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Family » | Labor » | Economics » | Children » |


Directory Member Bain

Justin J. Bain, M.Phil.

Title: Director, the Writing Center at CU Denver and the Anschutz Medical Campus | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Teaching Writing; Designing Assignments; Evaluation and Assessment Strategies; Business and Technical Writing; Grammar, Rhetoric, and Style

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Writing » | Literature » | Education » |


Directory Member Bean

Hamilton Bean, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor of Communication, Director of Graduate Studies, and Director, International Studies Program | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
organizational communication, security

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » |

Speaking Topics: Communication » |


Directory Member Comstock

Michelle Comstock, Ph.D.

Title: Department Chair/Associate Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Sound Art and Composing for Social Resonance, Writing and Reading for Voice, Embodied and Enactive Approaches to Composing.

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Writing » | Humanities » | Language » | Ethics » | Communication » |


Directory Member Cooney

Teresa M. Cooney, Ph.D.

Title: Professor & Department Chair | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Aging and families, caregiving; changing family demographics, end-of-life planning

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » |

Speaking Topics: Women » | Family » | Health » | Children » |


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Debbie Evercloud, Ph.D.

Title: Lecturer | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » |

Speaking Topics: Economics » |


Directory Member Ferguson

Charles A. Ferguson, Ph.D.

Title: Professor and Director-Health Professions Programs | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Education » |


Directory Member Fields

Sarah K. Fields, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Student Success, CLAS | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Sport, Law, Gender, Injury, Title IX

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Sports » | Law » |


Directory Member Franklin

J. Jeffrey Franklin, Ph.D.

Title: Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Nineteenth-Century British Culture and Literature, multiple specific authors and themes; Religion in nineteenth-century Britain; Buddhism

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Writing » | Literature » | Religion » | Humanities » | Education » |


Directory Member Greene

Michael J Greene, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor, Integrative Biology | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Science » | Biology » |


Directory Member Handelsman

Mitchell Handelsman, Ph.D.

Title: Professor of Psychology; CU President's Teaching Scholar | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Ethical Issues in Psychotherapy; Teaching; Positive Ethics; How to Fail in College

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Psychology » | Education » | Ethics » |


Directory Member Hasinoff

Amy Hasinoff, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
sexting, gender, sexuality, media, popular culture, new media, privacy

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Technology » | Women » | Media » | Sexuality » | Communication » |


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Audrey E. Hendricks, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Exome Sequencing Statistical Genetics

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Women » | Mathematics » | Science » |


Directory Member Hildebrand

David L. Hildebrand, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor and Chair | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Democracy, objectivity and media, pragmatism, the general value of philosophy for lifelong learning, philosophy and education

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Advertising » |


Directory Member Hunt

Rebecca A Hunt, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor C/T | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Ethnicity and race in the America and the American West; American gender topics; history of the American West; American history; museum studies and American culture; disaster preparedness and planning for museums, archives and libraries.

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: U.S. West » | Women » | Writing » | Memory » | Museums » | Public History » | Race » | History » | Humanities » | Immigration » | Labor » | Diversity » | Ethnic Studies » | Civil Rights » |


Directory Member Keranen

Lisa B. Keranen, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor and Chair | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Communication (public, group, interpersonal, health); Health topics related to public discourse; public speaking

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Communication » |


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Kristin Kilbourn, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Psychosocial Oncology Caregivers

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Public Health » |


Directory Member Laird

Pamela W. Laird, Ph.D.

Title: Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Advertising history; How women discovered networking and taught everyone else about it; Myth of Self-Made Success

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » |

Speaking Topics: History » | Advertising » | Business » | Civil Rights » |


Directory Member Levine-Clark

Marjorie Levine-Clark, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Dean, Associate Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
What Is History/What Do Historians Do?; Why We Need History; Gender/Women and Medicine/Health in Historical Perspective; Histories of Sexuality; Modern British History topics; Feminism/Why We Need Feminism; History of Health topics

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Welfare » | Women » | Sexuality » | Family » | Health » | History » | Labor » | Diversity » |


Directory Member Martin Jr.

Alfred L. Martin Jr., Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
LGBT Media Histories, Race and Contemporary Media, Why Media Images Matter, TV History

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Media » | Race » | Sexuality » | History » | Diversity » | Communication » |


Directory Member Miller

Christopher S. Miller, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Microbiome Bioinformatics Environmental Microbiology High Throughput DNA Sequencing

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Technology » | Biology » |


Directory Member Morris

Glenn T. Morris, J.D.

Title: Associate Professor and President's Teaching Scholar | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Native Peoples (U.S. and globally); Ethnic Conflict; Civil Liberties and Privacy;Race and the Law; United Nations and Indigenous Peoples; Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; International Human Rights; U.S. Law and American Indians.

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » |

Speaking Topics: Law » |


Directory Member Otañez

Marty Otañez, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Digital storytelling, community based participatory research, corporate social responsibility, global tobacco control policymaking, tobacco industry malfeasance, cannabis workers' health, occupation health and safety in the cannabis sector

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Sustainability » | Public Health » | Globalization » | Health » | Labor » | Africa » |


Directory Member Patterson

Chuck Patterson, Ph.D.

Title: Lecturer | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics:


Directory Member Phiel

Christopher J. Phiel, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Molecular biology, Signal transduction, Epigenetics, RNA modifications

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Technology » | Science » | Biology » |


Directory Member Reich

Jennifer Reich, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Law » | Medicine » | Public Health » | Family » | Health » | Ethics » |


Directory Member Shelby

Candice Shelby, Ph.D.

Title: Professor of Philosophy | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Philosophy of addiction, ethics of addiction treatment

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Philosophy » | Family » | Health » | Humanities » | Drugs » |


Directory Member Silverman

Gillian Silverman, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
American Literature, New Media, Literary Theory, Cultural Studies, Women's and Gender Studies.

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Women » | Literature » | Psychology » | Sexuality » | Humanities » | Disability » |


Directory Member Terneny

Tiffany Terneny, Ph.D.

Title: Senior Instructor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Death Practices in Cultures, Cultural Diversity, Archaeological Method, Archaeology of Texas and Northern Mexico

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Diversity » |


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Steve Thomas, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
What we need to know about China Today; China is now the world's largest economy: How did they do it? Chinese Human Rights: Problems and Progress

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » |

Speaking Topics: Asia » |


Directory Member Tinnell

John Tinnell, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
New Media, Augmented Reality, Digital Culture

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » |

Speaking Topics: Technology » | Writing » | Museums » | Humanities » |


Directory Member Tomback

Diana F. Tomback, Ph.D.

Title: Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Challenges to forest health, mountain pine beetle outbreaks, climate change and our forests, "Whitebark pine: a species in peril", birds that build forests, Clark's nutcracker--architects of high mountain forests,"Trouble at treeline: loss of a foundation species"

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Science » |


Directory Member Tracer

David P. Tracer, Ph.D.

Title: Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » |

Speaking Topics: Public Health » |


Directory Member Tyson

Sarah Tyson, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Women » | Philosophy » | Prisons » |


Directory Member Vidali

Amy Vidali, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor & Director of Composition | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
disability studies, inclusive teaching/pedagogy, college admissions essays, all issues college writing

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Writing » | Language » | Disability » | Diversity » | Civil Rights » |


Directory Member Wachholtz

Amy Wachholtz, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Pain Management, Comorbid opioid addiction and pain, stress management, health psychology, spirituality and health, cultural views of health and illness

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Medicine » | Psychology » | Public Health » | Religion » | Science » | Health » | Diversity » | Drugs » |


Directory Member Wagner

William Wagner, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Nineteenth-Century American History, Westward Expansion, History of Popular Culture

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » | Middle Schools » | Elementary Schools » |

Speaking Topics: History » |


Directory Member Wilding

Melinda M. Wilding , M.A.

Title: Instructor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Teaching techniques online or in person, ethics, bioethics, yoga

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Philosophy » | Public Health » | Health » | Humanities » | Education » | Ethics » | Business » | Civil Rights » |


Directory Member Yeatman

Sara Yeatman, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Women » | Public Health » | Health » | Africa » |


Directory Member Zaidins

Clyde Zaidins, Ph.D.

Title: Chair, Professor Emeritus | Professional Profile »

Lectures and Workshops:
Stellar Evolution, Origin of the Chemical Elements, Nuclear Reactions in Stars

Audiences: Businesses & Organizations » | High Schools » |

Speaking Topics: Science » |


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