Communication Arts, Languages & Literature Department

Department Head: Paul A. Edwards
Administrator: Heather Messner

Department Mailing Address:

Western State Colorado University
Taylor Hall 216
600 North Adams Street
Gunnison, CO 81231

Department Phone Numbers:

Phone: 970.943.2025
Fax: 970.943.2028

Faculty

Senior Lecturer in English
B.A., Western State Colorado University; M.A., University of Colorado.
Phone: (970) 943-2099
Office Location: Taylor Hall 225B
Lecturer in English
B.A., Saint John's College, Santa Fe, Ph.D., University of Denver
Phone: (970) 943-2585
Office Location: Taylor Hall 208A
Director of Genre Fiction Concentration
BA, University of Wisconsin; MFA, National University
Phone: 970.943.2025
Office Location:
Visiting Professor of Genre Fiction
BA, Scripps College; MFA, Western State Colorado University; MA, Hebrew Union-College-Jewish Institute of Religion;
Phone:
Office Location:
Chair: Department of Communication Arts, Languages, and Literature; Professor of Communication Arts
B.A., St. Michael's College; M.A., State University of New York-Albany; Ph.D., University of Colorado.
Phone: (970) 943-3042
Office Location: Taylor Hall 218
Senior Lecturer in Communication Arts
B.A., University of San Diego;, M.A., Colorado State University.
Phone: (970) 943-2087
Office Location: Taylor 220A
Professor and Director of the Master of Environmental Management Program; Professor of Env Sustainability & Philosophy; Director, Headwaters Project
B.A., Western State Colorado University; , M.A., St. John's College; , Ph.D., Washington State University.
Phone: (970) 943-3450
Office Location: Kelley Hall 107
Grad Creative Writing MFA Inst
BA, Rutgers University; MSt, Oxford University; PhD, Oxford University
Phone:
Office Location:
Assistant Professor of English; Director of the Contemporary Writers Series
PhD, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MFA, Arizona State University, BA, California State University, Chico
Phone: 970.943.2178
Office Location: Taylor Hall 222C
Professor of English
B.A., University of Colorado-Boulder; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University.
Phone: (970) 943-2088
Office Location: Taylor Hall 220B
Lecturer in English
B.A., California State University, Chico, M.F.A., Arizona State University
Phone: 970.943.2171
Office Location: Taylor Hall 208C
Associate Professor of Communication Arts
B.A., Humboldt State University; , M.F.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro.
Phone: (970) 943-3052
Office Location: Taylor Hall 212E
Professor of English
B.A., Russell Sage College; , Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany.
Phone: (970) 943-2456
Office Location: Taylor Hall 208F
Director of Screenwriting Concentration
BA, University of Delhi; MA, Wake Forest University; MFA, Loyola Marymount University;
Phone: 970.943.3016
Office Location:
Director of Philosophy, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Communication Arts
B.A., Pace University , Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany
Phone: (970) 943-3004
Office Location: Taylor Hall 208E
Technical Director of Media
B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder, Studio Arts, B.F.A., University of Colorado at Boulder, Film Studies (cum laude), M.F.A., University of Illinois at Chicago, Moving Image
Phone: (970) 943-2581
Office Location: Taylor 212C
Grad MFA Capstone Advising
BA, Fort Lewis College; MFA, University of Southern Maine; PhD, Georgia State University
Phone:
Office Location:
Lecturer in English
B.A., University of Denver;, M.A., Temple University
Phone: (970) 943-2579
Office Location: Taylor Hall 225C
Grad Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts Inst
BA, California College of Arts and Crafts; MFA in Popular Fiction, University of Southern Maine; MFA in Painting, Lone Mountain College;
Phone: 970.943.2025
Office Location: Taylor Hall 208
Director of Graduate Program in Creative Writing; Director of Poetry Concentration
AB, Harvard University; MA, University of Utah; PhD, New York University;
Phone: 970.943.2058
Office Location: Taylor Hall 222B
Professor of Communication Arts
Phone: (970)943-2036
Office Location: Taylor 222A
Director, Certificate in Publishing
Master of Public Health, University of Michigan; Master of Social Work, University of Michigan; Bachelor of Arts, Calvin College
Phone: 720.984.2810
Office Location: Off Campus
Lecturer Grad Creative Writing
MFA, Spalding University;
Phone: 970.943.2025
Office Location:
Professor of English
BA, MA, Eastern New Mexico University; PhD, Texas Tech University.
Phone: (970) 943-2016
Office Location: Taylor Hall 208G
Lecturer in Communication Arts
B.S. California State University Northridge, M.S. University of Denver, M.F.A. University of Alaska Anchorage
Phone: (970) 943-2025
Office Location: Taylor Hall 222A
Lecturer in English
B.A. English, WSCU; M.A. English, University of Denver
Phone: 970-943-2265
Office Location: Taylor 216A
Senior Lecturer in Spanish
B.S. Zoology, Cordoba University; M.A. Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Phone: 970-943-2262
Office Location: Taylor 225A