First Year Seminar Faculty
Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
B.A., Mt. Holyoke College; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University.
Robert A. Cohen
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Humboldt State University; Ph.D., University of Colorado.
Scott I. Cohn
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Lafayette College; M.A., Ph.D., American University.
Daniel M. Cress
Professor of Sociology
B.S., Augsburg College: M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.
Senior Lecturer in Recreation & Outdoor Education and Environmental Studies
B.A., John Carroll University; M.S., Western Illinois University
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.S., University of Wyoming; J.D., University of Colorado School of Law.
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Bemidji State University; M.S., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Montana.
Kathleen M. Kinkema
Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Greensboro.
Alina M. Luna
Chair, Department of Communication Arts, Languages, and Literature. Associate Professor of English
B.A., Russell Sage College; Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany.
Assistant Professor of Communication and Philosophy
B.A., Pace University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany.
Jason E. Mullins
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Clemson University; Ph.D., University of Montana.
Jeremy A. Muskat
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Western State College of Colorado; M.A., University of Vermont; Ph.D., Colorado State University.
Chair, Business, Accounting and Economics Department. Professor of Accounting
B.A., Western Washington University; M.T., Baylor University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; C.P.A., Texas license.
William L. Niemi
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Politics and Government
B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz; M.A., University of California-Santa Barbara; Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles.
Chair, Department of Natural and Environmental Sciences and Professor of Chemistry
B. A., Colorado College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Cassandra L. Osborne
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Allegheny College; Ph.D., Dartmouth College.
Ashwin J. Patel
Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
B.A., University of Guelph; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
David J. Plante
Professor of Economics
B.A., Boston University; Ph.D., University of Utah.
Anne W. Ryter
Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Beloit College; Ph.D., University of Colorado.
Terence S. Schliesman
Professor of Communications
B.A., Central Washington University; M.A., Ph.D., Washington State University.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies; Director of the Colorado Water Workshop
B.A., Wartburg College; M.A., University of Nebraska-Omaha; Ph.D., Washington State University.
Lynn L. Sikkink
Professor of Anthropology
B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.
Maria Boikova Struble
Assistant Professor of Politics and Government
B.A., Louisiana State University; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Lancaster University.
Professor of History; Director of the Honors Program
B.A., University of Saskatchewan; M.A., Flinders University of South Australia; Ph.D., Tulane University.
Professor of Business Administration
M.A., M.P.A., The University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
John M. Wacker
Chair, Department of Music; Associate Professor of Music
M.M., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; J.D., University of Wyoming; B.M.E., University of Northern Colorado; D.M.A., University of North Texas.
James M. Woytek
Assistant Professor of Techer Education
B.A., Mesa State College; M.A., Villanova University.