University Distinghished Teaching Scholars
Colorado State University

Those faculty members appointed as University Distinguished Teaching Scholars have records of performance ranking them among the most outstanding teachers and educators in their disciplines, as reflected by their accomplishments as both scholar and teacher, lending talents and expertise to teaching-related projects and scholarship at Colorado State. Distinguished Teaching Scholars have received national and international acclaim in recognition of outstanding achievement. Established in 2000, the title of University Distinguished Teaching Scholar may be granted to up to twelve members of the faculty at Colorado State University. University Distinguished Teaching Scholars hold the title for the duration of their affiliation with the University.

Current University Distinguished Teaching Scholars

Ken Barbarick

Ken Barbarick

College of Agricultural Sciences
Department of Soil and Crop Sciences

College of Agricultural Sciences
Department of Soil and Crop Sciences
Phone: (970) 491-6394
Email: Ken.Barbarick@colostate.edu

Ken Barbarick has taught Introductory Soil Science, Soil Chemistry, Environmental Agronomy and Soil Fertility (Univ. of Hawaii). His research focuses on recycling waste materials in soils. He is a Fellow in the American Society of Agronomy, Soil Science Society of America, and National Association of College and Teachers of Agriculture. View More View Professor Barbarick's Complete Profile

Stephanie Clemons

Stephanie Clemons

College of Health and Human Sciences
Department of Design and Merchandising

College of Health and Human Sciences
Department of Design and Merchandising
Phone: (970) 491-5639
Email: Stephanie.Clemons@ColoState.edu

Stephanie Clemons, Ph.D., FIDEC, FASID, is a full professor of Interior Design in the Department of Design and Merchandising. Dr. Clemons is considered to be an excellent teaching scholar at the department, university, and professional levels. Improving teaching and her students' learning has been a key focus of Dr. Clemons. View More View Professor Clemons's Complete Profile

Matthew Hickey

Matthew Hickey

College of Health and Human Sciences
Department of Health and Exercise Science

College of Health and Human Sciences
Department of Health and Exercise Science
Phone: (970) 491-5727
Email: matthew.hickey@colostate.edu

Matthew Hickey is a professor of Health and Exercise Science, director of the Human Performance Clinical Research Lab, and director of his department's graduate program. He teaches courses in areas including Physiology of Exercise, Bioenergetics, and Integrative Metabolism. View More View Professor Hickey's Complete Profile

K. Douglas Hoffman

K. Douglas Hoffman

College of Business
Department of Marketing

College of Business
Department of Marketing
Phone: (970) 491-2791
Email: Doug.Hoffman@ColoState.edu

K. Douglas Hoffman is a Professor of Marketing within the College of Business and specializes in the field of services marketing. View More View Professor Hoffman's Complete Profile

Paul A. Kennedy

Paul A. Kennedy

College of Natural Sciences
Department of Mathematics

College of Natural Sciences
Department of Mathematics
Phone: (970) 491-2497
Email: kennedy@math.colostate.edu

Paul Kennedy is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Colorado State University. His career in the teaching and learning of mathematics spans 37 years, including 10 years as a secondary mathematics teacher and 27 years as a university mathematics educator. He received his Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988. View More View Professor Kennedy's Complete Profile

Nancy E. Levinger

Nancy E. Levinger

College of Natural Sciences
Department of Chemistry

College of Natural Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Phone: (970) 491-1331
Email: Nancy.Levinger@colostate.edu

Since joining the faculty at Colorado State University in 1992, Nancy Levinger has combined her research and teaching interests through the involvement of undergraduate students in research. View More View Professor Levinger's Complete Profile

John Moore

John Moore

Warner College of Natural Resources
Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability

Warner College of Natural Resources
Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability
Email: John.Moore@ColoState.edu

Coming Soon View More View Professor Moore's Complete Profile

Branislav M. Notaros

Branislav M. Notaros

College of Engineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Phone: (970) 491-3537
Email: notaros@colostate.edu

Branislav Notaros, ECE Professor and Director of Electromagnetics Laboratory, is the author of several textbooks for undergraduates in electromagnetics. He was the recipient of many international/national teaching and research awards, including IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award, ASEE ECE Distinguished Educator Award, Carnegie Foundation USPOY Colorado Professor of the Year, IEEE Microwave Prize, IEE Marconi Premium, and IEEE Fellow. View More View Professor Notaros's Complete Profile

Mike Palmquist

Mike Palmquist

College of Liberal Arts
Department of English

College of Liberal Arts
Department of English
Phone: (970) 491-5288
Email: Mike.Palmquist@colostate.edu

A specialist in rhetoric and composition, and currently Associate Provost for Instructional Innovation, Mike Palmquist teaches undergraduate writing courses and graduate seminars in rhetorical theory, computers and writing, research methodology, and nonfiction writing. He has been a member of the faculty at Colorado State University since 1990. View More View Professor Palmquist's Complete Profile

Erica Suchman

Erica Suchman

College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology

College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology
Phone: (970) 491-6521
Email: Erica.Suchman@colostate.edu

Erica Suchman has been a member of the CVMBS faculty since 1995 and teaches microbiology. An internationally recognized expert and lecturer on using active learning techniques to foster critical thinking skills while teaching science in large lecture halls, she is a past winner (2000-2001) of the N. Preston Davis Award for Instructional Innovation and an inductee into the George H. Glover Distinguished Contemporary Faculty Gallery. View More View Professor Suchman's Complete Profile

Ray Whalen

Ray Whalen

College of Veternary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences

College of Veternary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Phone: (970) 491-6086
Email: Ray.Whalen@colostate.edu

Ray Whalen's primary scholarly activities center on the design, development and evaluation of interactive multimedia programs to provide integrated instruction about veterinary neurobiology, mammalian functional and equine anatomy, and clinical neurology.  He also serves as Director of the Neurosciences Division of the Department of Biomedical Sciences. View More View Professor Whalen's Complete Profile

Toni Schindler Zimmerman

Toni Schindler Zimmerman

College of Health and Human Sciences
Department of Human Development and Family Studies

College of Health and Human Sciences
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Phone: (970) 491-6922
Email: toni.zimmerman@colostate.edu

Toni Zimmerman, Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, is an authority on diversity and social justice and the role of power dynamics in couple and family therapy. She directs the nationally recognized Marriage and Family Therapy program and has published extensively on marriage and family therapy. View More View Professor Zimmerman's Complete Profile

View Past UDTSs

Past University Distinguished Scholars

Since 2000, more than 20 faculty members have beens selected as Univeristy Distinguished Teaching Scholars. View More View Their Profiles

View a list of all University Distinguished Teaching Scholars by order of appointment.