New faculty members bring new ideas, experiences, partnerships and connections to our students and University, and they help to expand the courses and programming we offer as a College. Learn more about a few of the most recent additions to our faculty and the valuable perspectives they share with our community.
Faculty & Staff
New CAHSS Faculty 2021–2022In 2021, the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Denver welcomed several new faculty members in the Department of Sociology & Criminology, Department of Communication Studies, Department of Psychology, Center for World Languages & Cultures, Department of History, Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures, Department of Political Science, and Lamont School of Music. Join us in welcoming these scholars, who will bring new insights, dedicated research and hands-on guidance to our students and departments.
Faculty & Staff
Q&A: New English Faculty Member Investigates Trauma, Ambiguity and IdentityThis fall, the Department of English and Literary Arts welcomed Patrick Cottrell as an assistant professor of creative writing. Cottrell, a prose writer and teacher, comes to the University from Brooklyn, NY where he taught at Pratt Institute. Cottrell’s teaching and writing investigates uncertainty, ambiguity and isolation, engaging emotions that many DU faculty, students and community members have experienced during this unusual fall quarter.
Research & Scholarship
From Covering the Arab Spring to CNN, New Professor Shares Global Journalism ExperienceKareem El Damanhoury remembers the moment he knew journalism was his calling. He was in his last year of high school in Egypt, 2006, when a ferry sank into the Red Sea killing 1,000 of the passengers on board. But when he turned on the TV, he saw fans celebrating the country’s soccer team victories in the African Cup of Nations, which was hosted in Egypt that year.