CLAS Faculty & Staff Directory
Eric Ross, Other
Master of Urban and Regional Planning, CU Denver, 2012
GIS Certificate, CU Denver, 2010
Bachelor of Geography - Urban Studies (minor criminal justice) CU Denver, 2010
Eric is currently a lecturer in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences and Department of Planning and Design at the University of Colorado Denver, and teaches mapping and map analysis, cartography and computer mapping, geographic information systems (GIS), and urban studies to both undergraduate and graduate students.
Eric also sits on the Curtis Pak Neighbors RNO board and is the president of the CU Denver Master of Urban and Regional Planning Alumni Association Board.
Eric’s previous careers include a decade in the restaurant industry in Boulder and decade as a peace officer in Aspen. During his tenure as a peace officer, Eric worked as a patrol officer for 7 years and as a detective for the department for 3 years. He was also a field training officer for 8 years and is a law enforcement driving, firearms, and ground fighting instructor, and has taught at the Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy in Glenwood Springs, CO.
A native of Colorado, Eric currently lives in the historic Curtis Park neighborhood of Denver in a historic home and is the board secretary for the Curtis Park Neighborhood Board. He has also lived in Fort Collins, Boulder, and outside of Aspen, and is active in Colorado’s back country, travels often, and has a strong appreciation for urban design and form.
GEOG 1602 Introduction to Urban Studies, Spring 2014, Spring 2015
GEOG 2080 Mapping and Map Analysis, Fall 2013, Sping 2015
GEOG 4080/5080 Introduction to GIS, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015
GEOG 4081/5081 Cartography and Computer Mapping, Spring 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2015
URPL 6250 GIS Analysis for Planners, Fall 2014