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Tom Noel, Ph.D.

Professor of History, Director of Public History & Preservation, Co-Director Center for Colorado and the West



Office Location:
AB1 3106

Office Hours:
Spring 2017: 3:00-5:00pm on Thursdays, before and after classes, and by appointment. Please email me to confirm or arrange a meeting at your convenience.

Phone: 303-315-1783

Fax: 303-315-1780

Department of History »

Expertise Areas:
Denver, Colorado, art, architecture, cemeteries, churches, ethnic groups, parks, planning & saloons

My Addresses:

Mailing address:
CU Denver History Department
Campus Box 182
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Physical Location:
1201 Larimer Street
Room 3102
Denver, CO 80204

  • M.A. & Ph.D., History, University of Colorado Boulder
  • M.A., Library Science, University of Denver
  • B.A., History, University of Denver
  • French Language Certificate, Université Laval, Quebec
  • Author/co-author of 42 books
  • Sunday history columnist for The Denver Post
  • Appears regularly as "Dr. Colorado" on Channel 9 (NBC) Colorado & Company
  • Board Member, History Colorado
  • Friends of the Denver Public Library, Acquisitions Committee
  • Co-Director, Center for Colorado & The West
  • Tour Guide/Study Leader for Smithsonian Institution, Institute of Classical
    Architecture, HIstory Colorado
  • Former Chair, Denver Landmark Preservation Commission
  • Former Member, National Register Review Board for Colorado
  • Building of Colorado (Oxford Univ. Press)
  • Colorado Historical Atlas  (Univ. of Oklahoma Press)
  • Colorado: A History (Univ. Press of Colorado)
  • Irish Colorado (Arcadia Publishing)
  • Denver:  Mining Camp to Metropolis (Univ. Press of Colorado)
  • The Park Hill Neighborhood (Historic Denver)
  • Colorado Historic Places (Westcliffe Publishers)
  • Showtime: Denver's Performing Arts & Convention Centers (City of Denver)
  • Thomas Hornsby Ferril & The American West (Fulcrum)
  • Colorado Givers: A History of Philanthropic Heroes (Univ. Press of Colorado)
  • The Colorado Almanac (Westwinds Press)
  • Denver's Larimer Street: From Main Street to Skid Row to Urban Renaissance (Historic Denver)
  • "Gay Bars & The Emergence of the Homosexual Community" (Social Sciences Journal)
  • Colorado Catholicism: The Archdioces of Denver, 1857-1989 (Univ. Press of Colorado)
  • Denver's Landmarks & Historic Districts (Univ. Press of Colorado)
  • Various History Channel, Public Television and local television shows
  • ​History 3601, Colorado History
  • History 4227/5227, American West
  • History 4228/5228, Western Art & Architecture
  • History 4229/5229, Colorado Historic Places
  • History 4232/5232, Historic Preservation
  • History 4236/5236, Colorado Mining & Railroads
  • History 4240/5240, National Parks History
  • History 4810/5810, Heritage Tourism
  • History 6931, Colorado Readings
  • History 6989, American West Seminar
  • History 6992, Colorado Studies Seminar
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