Communication Arts, Languages & Literature Department

Department Head: Dr. Terry Schilesman
Administrator: Dana Lysons

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
Honors Program Director
B.A., Saint John's College, Santa Fe, Ph.D., University of Denver
Phone: (970) 943-7021
Office Location: Taylor Hall Honors Center 110A and TAY 222 C
Russell Davis
Director of Genre Fiction Concentration
BA, University of Wisconsin; MFA, National University
Phone: 970.943.2025
Office Location:
Stacia Deutsch
Graduate Program in Creative Writing Faculty
BA, Scripps College; MFA, Western State Colorado University; MA, Hebrew Union-College-Jewish Institute of Religion;
Phone:
Office Location:
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
Picture of Courtney P. Fullmer
Senior Lecturer in Communication Arts
B.A., University of San Diego;, M.A., Colorado State University.
Phone: (970) 943-2087
Office Location: Taylor 220A
Assistant Professor of Spanish
M.A., University of Mississippi, Ph.D., The University of Alabama
Phone:
Email:
Office Location: 222A
Dr. John C. Hausdoerffer
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
Ernest Hilbert
Graduate Program in Creative Writing Faculty
BA, Rutgers University; MSt, Oxford University; PhD, Oxford University
Phone:
Office Location:
Courtney P. Fullmer
Assistant Professor of English; Director of the Contemporary Writer Series
PhD, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MFA, Arizona State University, BA, California State University, Chico
Phone: 970.943.2178
Office Location: Taylor Hall 208E
Christine Jespersen
Professor of English
B.A., University of Colorado-Boulder; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University.
Phone: (970) 943-2088
Office Location: Taylor Hall 220B
Douglas S. Jones
Lecturer in English
B.A., California State University, Chico, M.F.A., Arizona State University
Phone: 970.943.2171
Office Location: Taylor Hall 208C
Jack Lucido
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
Alina M. Luna
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
JS Mayank
Director of Screenwriting Concentration
BA, University of Delhi; MA, Wake Forest University; MFA, Loyola Marymount University;
Phone:
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
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts
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 220B
Candace Nadon
Graduate Program in Creative Writing Faculty
BA, Fort Lewis College; MFA, University of Southern Maine; PhD, Georgia State University
Phone:
Office Location:
Associate Professor of Communication Arts
B.A., M.A., Chung-Ang University, Ph.D. in Mass Communication The Pennsylvania State University
Phone:
Email:
Office Location: 222C
Shelley Read
Lecturer in English
B.A., University of Denver;, M.A., Temple University
Phone: (970) 943-2579
Office Location: Taylor Hall 225C
Michaela Roessner-Herman
Graduate Program in Creative Writing Faculty
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
Chair: Communication Arts, Languages and Literature Department; 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:
Office Location: Off Campus
Bob Shayne
Graduate Program in Creative Writing Faculty
MFA, Spalding University;
Phone: 970.943.2025
Office Location:
Mark Todd
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 208B
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