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

Lecturer in Sociology and Politics and Government
B.A., Dartmouth College, Philosophy , Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, Philosophy of Education
Phone: (970) 943-2582
Office Location: Kelley 208
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
Professor of Communication Arts
A.B., University of California-Santa Cruz; M.F.A., University of Montana.
Phone: (970) 943-2132
Office Location: Taylor Hall 220C
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
Visiting Professor in the Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing
BA, University of California; MA, Iowa State University; PhD, Ball State University
Phone:
Office Location:
Senior Lecturer in Communication Arts
B.A., University of San Diego;, M.A., Colorado State University.
Phone: (970) 943-2087
Office Location: Taylor 220A
Lecturer in Communication Arts
Phone: 970.943.2580
Office Location: Taylor 225A
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 216A
Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., University Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; M.A., Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona; Ph.D., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.
Phone: (970) 943-2430
Office Location: Taylor Hall 222C
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
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:
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Assistant Professor of English
Phone:
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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
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Phone: (970)943-3045
Office Location: Taylor 322
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
Associate VP Academic Affairs
Phone: (970)943-3045
Office Location: Taylor 322
Professor of Communication Arts
B.A., University of California-Berkeley; M.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., University of Washington.
Phone: (970) 943-2235
Office Location: Taylor Hall 208D
Grad Creative Writing MFA Inst
BFA, Carnegie Mellon University; MFA, Columbia University
Phone: 970.943.2025
Office Location: