Kee Warner


Kee Warner Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity & Inclusiveness
Professor of Sociology University of Colorado Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, , CO 80918 
719-255-3203
kwarner@uccs.edu

 


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusiveness—Sept 2007-Present University of Colorado Colorado Springs 
  • Professor of Sociology—Sep 2006-Present University of Colorado  Colorado Springs.  
  • Director of Diversity Strategic Planning — Sep 2006-Aug 2007 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. 
  • Chair of Sociology Department—2003-2006 University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. 
  • Associate Professor of Sociology—2000-2006 University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.
  • Visiting Professor—2001 Instituto de Geografía, Universidad Católica de Valparaiso, Chile as a Fulbright Fellow and sabbatical leave from CU Colorado Springs. 
  • Co-Director—2000-2001 Center for Community Development and Design, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. 
  • Interim Director of Institutional Research—1997-1998 CU Colorado Springs, Directed the Office of Institutional Research for six months.
  • Assistant Professor of Sociology—1993-1999 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 
  • Assistant Director for Planning and Development/Neighborhood Planner—1983-1987 Highland Neighborhood Housing Service, Denver, Colorado. Managed non-profit development projects and neighborhood land-use planning. 
  • Lead Community Organizer—1980-1983 Concerned Citizens Congress of Northeast Denver, Denver Colorado.

EDUCATION
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology—1992 University of California, Santa Barbara. Department of Sociology. Specialization in urban, political, and environmental sociology.
  • Master of Arts in Sociology—1989 University of California, Santa Barbara. Department of Sociology.
  • Master of Arts in Planning and Community Development—1982 University of Colorado at Denver. College of Design and Planning. Master's Degree in Planning and Community Development.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology—1978 Haverford College

LANGUAGES

 Fluent Spanish

TEACHING AREAS

 Community, Urban Sociology, Environment, Chicano Community, Globalization and Development, Social Problems, Community Research

 

RESEARCH GRANTS FUNDED

1998 Principal Investigator- Coordinated the work of interdisciplinary team

expanding the use of geographical information systems in the social

sciences. Faculty Technology Grant, “Mapping Social Worlds,” ($9,695)

for broader incorporation of GIS mapping into social science instruc

tion and research.
1995 Principal Investigator- Awarded $5,100 from Global Change and En

vironmental Quality Program for research and preparation of revised

interdisciplinary class, with Professor Eve Gruntfest.
1993 Principal Investigator- Research Grant from the Committee on Re

search and Creative Works, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.

Seed money to initiate research on the affects of the North American

Free Trade Agreement on land development in Mexico ($4,500).
1989-1992 Research Associate- "Growth Control: Inner Workings and External

Effects," funded by California Policy Seminar, Principal Investigator,

Professor Harvey Molotch ($100,000)
1991 Research Assistant- "Religion and Ethnicity," funded by the Lilly En

dowment, Principal Investigator, Professor Phillip Hammond.

RESEARCH GRANTS SUBMITTED (NOT FUNDED)

 

  • 2009 Co-Principal Investigator- Transforming Culture: Enhancing Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement of Females in STEM Dicsciplines. $2,069,833 proposal to NAtional Science Foundation, Advance Program.
  • 2004 Co-Principal Investigator- “Integration of U.S. and Mexican Place-building Practices in the Construction of Urban Environments,” $744,698 proposal to NSF Humans and Social Dynamics Program with John Harner and L. Kenneth Saunders . Co-Principal Investigator- “Collaborating for Sustainability: An Interdisciplinary Service-Learning Approach for Implementing Principles of Sustainability in Higher Education, Organizations, and Communities.” $ 465,205 proposal to FIPSE (Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education) led by Laura Quinn and with John Milliman.
  • 2003 Principal Investigator—“Just Sustainability in Urban Place-building.” Proposal to the Center for the Study of Government and the Individual. CU Colorado Springs. Requested $7,000.
  • 2002 Co-Principal Investigator—“Toward a ‘Just Sustainability’ in the Production of Places,” Research Proposal to the Ford Foundation. With Julian Agyeman,Tufts University. International Advisor- Proposal for the revision of secondary education curricula for toursim prepared by the Instituto de Geografía de la Universidad Católica de Valparaíso to FONDECYT, Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico of the Comisión Nacional de Inves-tigación Científica y Tecnológica de Chile, Chile´s National Science Foundation.
  • 2000 Principal Investigator- Submitted $15,000 research proposal to the Environmental Justice Small Grants program of the Environmental Protection Agency in collaboration with four local grassroots organizations.
  • 1999 Principal Investigator- Developed $355,000 research proposal for EPA/ NSF submission in collaboration with interdisciplinary team from CU Colorado Springs. Project entitled "The Development and Application of Environmental Justice Concepts and Indices in Urban Areas of the United States."
  • 1998 Principal Investigator- Wrote grant proposal on "Fostering Environmental Justice as a Community Legacy" for Research and Curriculum Development in Inheritance to the Fountain Foundation program on the Intergenerational Transfer of Personal, Cultural and Economic Capital. Co-investigator- Co-authored (with Lynda Dickson) research abstract "Research on African American Males and College Scholarships," for Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs. Consulting Sociologist-Research proposal submitted to the U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Special Education in the Field Initiated Research Projects competition. "What's Happening? An investigation into the dynamics and outcomes of middle and high school student involved and lead IEP meetings." Principal Investigator: James E. Martin.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2003 President’s Emerging Leaders Program Fellow, University of Colorado. 2001 Fulbright Fellowship for Research/Teaching in Chile. 2000 Nominated for Teaching Award in Letters, Arts, and Sciences. 1994 Road Scholar Award from the University of Colorado at Colorado
  • Springs and the Center for Community Development and Design for participation in the San Luis Valley Flood Hazard Mitigation Project 1991-92 Dissertation Fellowship from the General Affiliates of the University of California, Santa Barbara 1987-91 Four Year Campus Fellowship from the University of California, Santa Barbara 1982 Honor Award for Excellence in Participatory Community Development from the University of Colorado, Denver 1980-82 Two Year Fellowship from Denver Regional Council of Governments for graduate study of planning.

BOOKS

2000 Warner, Kee and H. Molotch. Building Rules: How Local Controls Shape Community Environments and Economies. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. REFEREED ARTICLES/CHAPTERS
Forthcoming Warner, Kee. “Barrios, Latinos, and Housing Policy,” in Latino Urbanism:The

Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment, David Diaz, Editor. New York

University Press.
2005 Warner, Kee and Jorge Negrete, “The Urban Growth Machine Goes South:

The Conditions and Capacities for More Sustainable Place-Building.” Local

Environment. 10(7):571-593.
2003 Warner, Kee. “Promoting Urban Sustainability As A Colorado Quality,” in

Colorado’s Future: Meeting the Needs of a Changing State. Center for Colorado

Policy Studies: CU Colorado Springs.
2002 Agyeman, Julian and Kee Warner. “Putting ‘Just Sustainability’ into Place:

From Paradigm to Practice.” Policy Management Review. 2 (1): 8-40.
2002 Warner, Kee. “Linking Local Sustainability Initiatives with Environmental

Justice,” Local Environment 7(1):35-47.
2002 Warner, Kee and Jorge Negrete. “Maquinarias de Urbanización en Vías de

Desarrollo: El Caso de Gran Valparaíso,” Revista Geográfica de Valparaíso,.

(Growth Machines on the Development Path: The Case of Greater Val

paraíso, Geography Journal of Valparaíso) No. 32/33: 381-408.
2002 Harner, John, Kee Warner, Tom Huber and John Pierce “Urban Environ

mental Justice Indices,” The Professional Geographer. 53(3):318-331.
2001 Warner, Kee. “Managing to Grow with Environmental Justice,” Public Works

Management and Policy, Vol. 6(2:126-138).
1996 Warner, Kee & Viola Garcia. “Diagnosing Urban “Depression”: Neighbor

hood Experiences vs. Federal Forms,” Perspectives on Social Problems. Vol

ume 8. Pp. 59-73. Greenwich, Conn: JAI Press
1995 Warner, Kee & H. Molotch. "Power to Build: How Development Persists

Despite Local Limits." Urban Affairs Review 30(3):378-406.
1993 Warner, Kee & H. Molotch."Information in the Marketplace: Media Expla

nations of the '87 Crash". Social Problems. 40(2):167-189.
1993 Hammond, P. & Kee Warner. "Religion and Ethnicity in Late Twentieth

Century America." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sci

ence, 527:55-66.

TEACHING INNOVATIONS AND FUNDING

  • 2005 Executive Producer. “It’s Like This: What Youth Culture Has to Say.” El Pomar Studio, Oct. 20, 2005. Hip hop performance/seminar produced for broadcast over CU Net and for instructional use.

  • 2005 Co-taught field experience course in Guadalajara and Western Mexico.

  • 2005 “It’s Like This: What Youth Culture Has to Say.” Requested $1500 funding from Campus Activity Board to support hiphop performance/seminar. Funded.

  • 2004 Executive Producer. “It’s Like This: What Youth Culture Has to Say.” El Pomar Studio, Oct. 21, 2003. Hip hop performance/seminar produced for broadcast over CU Net and for instructional use.

  • 2003 Executive Producer. “It’s Like This: What Colorado Hip Hop Has to Say.” El Pomar Studio, Oct. 24, 2003. Hip hop performance/seminar produced for broadcast over CU Net and for instructional use.

  • 2003 Developed new topical class for Freshman Seminar, Street Beat, focusing on youth culture and hiphop

  • 2003 “Social Issues in Popular Culture,” proposal for CU Colorado Springs Instructional Technology Fees. Requested $1000. Funded $1000.

  • 2003 “It’s Like This! –How Youth Cultures Represent Our Times” proposal to the University of Colorado President’s Fund for the Humanities. Submitted with Constance Staley. Requested $3000. Funded $1700.

  • 2002 Producer, “It’s Like This: How Youth Cultures Represent Our Times.” El Pomar Studio, May 1, 2002. Hip hop performance/seminar produced for broadcast over CU Net and for instructional use.

TECHNICAL REPORTS

  • 2011 Warner, Kee. UCCS Marquez Scholars Program Report 2010-2011.
  • 2010 Warner, Kee and Robyn Marschke. 2009-2010 Student Inclusiveness Survey. Internal Report for Campus Community.
  • 2009 Warner, Kee and Robyn Marschke. UCCS Campus Inclusiveness Survey Pilot. Report to Leadership Team.
  • 2007 Warner, Kee. Sociology Self-Study for Academic Program Review.
  • 2001 Warner, Kee. “Perspectivas de turismo sostenible en Viña del Mar,” (Perspectives on sustainable tourism in Viña del Mar) Technical report for the Instituto de Geografía de la Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.
  • 2000 Warner, Kee. Report on Leadership and Community Development Undergraduate Curriculum. Center for Community Development and Design.
  • 1998 Warner, Kee, David Melendez, John Harner, and Bill Leon. Enrollment Projections: Methodologies and Uses in Aurora Public Schools. Community Development Monograph Series #92. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
  • 1996 Warner, Kee, Daniel Ponder, and Bill Leon. Teller County Growth Attitude Project. Community Development Monograph Series #71. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
  • 1996 Ponder, Daniel, Kee Warner, Bill Leon and Melissa Burch. Health Care Needs Analysis, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Community Development Monograph Series #69. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
  • 1995 Warner, Kee. “Cañon City Profile,” Center for Community Development and Design, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
  • 1995 Melendez, David, Kee Warner and Robert Powers. “Cañon City Schools Enrollment and Facilities Evaluation,” Center for Community Development and Design, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
  • 1994 Warner, Kee "Why Growth Limits Don't Limit Growth," The Margin,Volume 9 (Spring): 43.
  • 1992 Warner, Kee & H. Molotch Growth Control: Inner Workings and External Effects. California Policy Seminar, Berkeley, California.

BOOK REVIEWS

  • 2008 Warner, Kee. Review of Growth Management in the US: Between Theory and Practice, by Karina Pallagst for Housing Studies, 23(5).
  • 2006 Warner, Kee. Review of No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland, by Chris Rhomberg for Contemporary Sociology, 35(1):77-78.
  • 1998 Warner, Kee. Review of Terror of the Machine: Technology,Work, Gender and Ecology on the U.S.-Mexico Border by Devon Peña. La Tertulia, Vol. XIV(1):4.
  • 1995 Warner, Kee. Review of Constructing the Countryside for Society and Natural Resources, 8(4): 272-274.

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES/OP. ED COMMENTS

  • 2007 Commentary for Colorado Silver and Gold,The Scribe, KRDO News
  • 2005 Commentary for Colorado Springs Gazette. Sept. 4 (Hurricane Katrina Relief) and Sept. 11 (Anniversary of WTC).
  • 2004 Commentary for “Home is Where the Porch Is,” The Colorado Springs Gazette. At Home in Colorado. Spring 2004: p. 10. Commentary for KRDO News Channel 13 on the 24 hour economy, Nov. 17, 2004.
  • 2000 Provided commentary for The Gazette on growing Hispanic population in El Paso County. Sept. 15, 1999.
  • 1995 “We shouldn’t just build better neighborhoods, but a better city,” The Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph. March 23, 1995, p. B-5.
  • 1994 "Growing, growing, gone...," The Colorado Springs Independent. July 613, 1994, p. 6.
I have been quoted in a number of articles in the Colorado Springs Independent, Colorado Springs Gazette, and Colorado Springs Business Journal. I have also commented for local television and radio.

WORKS IN PROGRESS/OTHER MANUSCRIPTS

  • 2004 Warner, Kee. Raza on the Great Divide: A Portrait of 21st Century Latinos Along the Rocky Mountains. Book Prospectus.

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • 2011 Keynote Address, John F. Kennedy High School Senior Transition. Denver, Colorado. April 7, 2011.
  • 2010 Keynote Address. Montbello High School Senior Transition. Denver, Colorado, April 27, 2010.
  • 2008 “From Pipeline to Tapestry: Weaving Latina/o Student Success Through Inclusive Engagement,” with Anthony Cordova & Barbara Gaddis. Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Annual Meeting, OCTOBER 11-13, 2008. Denver, Colorado.
  • 2008 “Making Diversity Plans Real: A design-build approach to strategic planning and action,” with Peg Bacon, Dena Samuels, Anthony Cordova, and Luis Garcia. American Association of Colleges and Universities Conference—Diversity, Learning and Inclusive Excellence: Accelerating and Assessing Programs. October 16-18, 2008. Long Beach, California
  • 2003 Warner, Kee and Jorge Negrete. “The Urban Growth Machine Goes South: Perspectives from a different down under,Valparaíso, Chile,¨ 98th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Atlanta, Georgia. August 16-19, 2003.
Warner, Kee. Invited presentation on panel addressing Environmental justice and health: Using GIS and sta tistics to model environmental phenomena and health inequalities. Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. University of British Columbia. October 30, 2003.
  • 2002 Warner, Kee. ”Promoting Urban Sustainability as a Colorado Quality,” Keynote presentation for Center for Colorado Policy Studies Conference, Colorado’s Future: How Can We Meet the Needs of a Changing State, 27 September 2002.
  • 2001 Warner, Kee and Jorge Negrete. “Inmobiliarias vs. bienes comunes en ciudades intermedias: Maquinarias y procesos de urbanización en Valparaíso.” XXII Congreso Nacional y VII Internacional de Geografía,Talca, Chile. Oct. 22-26,2001. (Real Estate Developers vs. Public Goods in Mid-sized Cities: Growth Machines and Urbanization in Valparaíso, XXII National and VII International Geography Congress).
  • 2000 Warner, Kee. “Environmental Justice and Sustainability,” 42nd Annual Meeting of the Western Social Science Association. San Diego, CA. April 26-29, 2000.
  • 1997 Warner, Kee. “Building Environmental Justice into Urban Growth,” 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Toronto, Ontario, August 8-10. Warner, Kee. “Is Urban Growth a Matter of Environmental Justice?” Annual Meeting of the Western Social Science Association, Albuquerque, NM. April 23-26.
  • 1996 Warner, Kee. “What Should Public Research Mean?” Sixth Global Change and Environmental Quality Symposium, Boulder, CO. April 26. Warner, Kee, Rubén Martinez and Richard L. Dukes. “Self Esteem among Biracial Youth,” Annual Meeting of the Western Social Science Association, Reno, NV. April 17-20.
  • 1995 Garcia,Viola and Kee Warner.“The Diagnosis of a ‘Depressed’ City vs. the Stories Left Untold: A Case Study from Pueblo, Colorado,” Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems,Washington, DC. August 18-20. Warner, Kee, "Condos, Curios, and Cabañas:The Land Development Dimension of Globalization in Coastal Mexico," at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Borderland Scholars, Oakland, CA. April 26-29.
  • 1994 Warner, Kee "Uneven Globalization and Coastal Development in Post-NAFTA Mexico" at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, August, Los Angeles, California. Borchard, K., S. Marshall, and Kee Warner (alphabetically listed) "Youth Views of Tattoos: Stigma vs. Self-Expression, Drawing New Lines" . Annual Meeting of the Western Social Science Association, Albuquerque, NM. April.
Dehaan, Melissa, M. Krawitz and Kee Warner (alphabetically listed)
"Under the Needle: The Rise of Tattooing," Annual Meeting of the
Western Social Science Association, Albuquerque, NM. April.
1992 Warner, Kee and H. Molotch "How Cities Grow Under Growth Control"

at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association,

August, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
1990 Warner, Kee and H. Molotch "Growth Management in Three Areas: Use

and Exchange Values in Political Practice" at the Annual Meeting of the

Western Political Science Association, March 22-24, 1990, Newport

Beach, California.
1989 Warner, Kee and H. Molotch "The Media's Market Model: How they

explained the Crash of '87" at the Annual Meeting of the American So

ciological Association, August 8-10, San Francisco, California.

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

  • 2011 Moderator, University of Colorado Diversity Summit, UCCS, February 4, 2011.
  • 2009 Panel Member, ¨Multiculturalism and Multicultural Students,¨2009 CU Women Succeeding Symposium. March 6, 2009. Anschutz Medical Campus.
  • 2007 UCCS Project Team Member. 2007 Greater Expectations Institute: Campus Leadership for Student Engagement, Inclusion and Achievement. American Association of Colleges and Universities. June 20-24, Burlington,VT.
  • 2006 Panel discussant. Diversity and Public Administration. Western Political Science Association. Albuquerque, NM. March 18, 2006.
  • 2000 Panel organizer and moderator, “La Crónica de Chicano Park: Chicano/a Art and Activism in San Diego.” 42nd Annual Meeting of the Western Social Science Association. San Diego, CA. April 26-29, 2000.
  • 2000 Panel moderator, “Vietnamese Communities in the USA: Adaptations and Challenges.” 42nd Annual Meeting of the Western Social Science Association. San Diego, CA. April 26-29, 2000.
  • 1999 Panelist for discussion of Communities of Practice by Etienne Wenger. Annual Meeting of the Western Social Science Association, Fort Worth, Texas, April 21-24, 1999.
  • 1998 Roundtable Organizer and Discussant. “A River Runs Through It: Perspectives on the Development of Denver’s Central Platte Valley,”. Annual Meeting of the Western Social Science Association, Denver, CO. April 15-18,1998. “Growth and Growth Management,” Panel Discussant. Annual Meeting of the Western Social Science Association, Denver, CO. April 15-18.
  • 1995 "Growing Up in the 90's," Panel Discussant. Annual Meeting of the Western Social Science Association, Oakland, CA. April 26-29.
  • 1994 "Bringing Asian American Studies (Back) to Community Organizations: An Open Discussion," Panel Discussant. Colorado Asian American Studies Conference. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. "Environmental Attitudes and Behavior," Roundtable Discussant. Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, August Los Angeles, California.
  • "Human Settlement and Nature." Session Organizer. Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, August, Los Angeles, California. "The Politics of Environmental Policy Implementation." Session Organizer. Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, August, Los Angeles, California. "Tattoos." Discussant on Panel. Annual Meeting of the Western Social Science Association, Albuquerque, NM. April.
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS AND COMMENTARY REVIEW WORK
2011 Closing Comments. Educating Children of Color Conference. January

22, 2011. UCCS.
2009 Magical Realism and First Year Success. Keynote presentation at Alpha

Lambda Delta Induction. UCCS. April 21, 2009.

Teaching Multiculturalism by Engaging Students with Diverse Commu

nities. CU Women Succeeding Symposium. Anschutz Medical

Campus. March 9, 2009.
2008 Privilege in Place: Traveling the Well Carved Path. Invited Lecture.

Vassar College, November 17, 2008.
2007 University Club Presentation. Diversity and Excellence: Lessons from

UCCS. December 13, 2007.

Panel presentation on diversity to coaches and swimmers at United

States Olympic Training Center. U.S, Swimming Association. April 28,

2007.

Panel presentation on Hiphop culture and diversity. Colorado Student

Leadership Conference. El Pomar Foundation. February 23, 2007.
2004 Guest presentation for graduate leadership class in public administra

tion. University of Texas, San Antonio. May 20, 2004.

Presented workshop on the uses of policy analysis for Hispanic Leader

ship Program in Agriculture and Natural Resources. University of

Texas, San Antonio. April 16, 2004.
2003 Presented daylong introductory workshop on policy analysis for His

panic Leadership Program in Agriculture and Natural Resources. Texas

A & M University. October 18, 2003.
2000 “Environmental Justice and Sustainability,” Sustainability Work

shop organized by Social Science Symposium Series, Clean Air Cam

paign, Voters’ Network, and Springs Community Action Network, May

13, CU Colorado Springs.
1998 "What Does Environmental Justice Have to Do With Urban Growth,"

Curiosity Unlimited. CU Colorado Springs, October 9, 1998.

Panelist on careers in sociology for Eighth Annual CU System Career

Exploration Day. CU Colorado Springs. May 2, 1998.

Facilitator for CU Colorado Springs Diversity Forum, "Insensitive In

teractions," Thursday, April 30, University Center Alumni Room.
1994 "Land development and globalization in Mexico." Sociology Sympo

sium at Colorado College, December 15.

Models of Community Organizing vs. Community Development," San

Luis Valley Flood Hazard Mitigation Project, University of Colorado at

Colorado Springs, March 8.
Local Environment Journal of Political and Military Sociology Sociological Inquiry The Sociological Quarterly National Science Foundation New York University Press Social Problems Society and Natural Resources Thomson Press University of Arizona Press CONSULTANTSHIPS
2009 Consultant to Instituto de Geografía, Universidad Católica de Val

paraíso, on regional development, tourism, and sustainability.
2004-2006 Policy Consultant for Hispanic Leadership Program in Agriculture and

Natural Resources. University of Texas, San Antonio and Texas A. & M.

University.
2001 Member of research team for the development of the Strategic Plan for

Tourism for the city of Viña del Mar, Chile, Instituto de Geografía de la

Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

Member of research team for the community development plan for

Quilpue, Chile. Instituto de Geografía de la Universidad Católica de

Valparaíso
2000 Consultant to the Leadership and Community Development Project of

DePaul University on field-based curricula for rural community devel

opment.
1998 Consultant to Aurora Public Schools reviewing enrollment projection

methodologies.
1997 Consultant for exploratory research project on GIS mapping funded by

Colorado Springs Police Department Special Police Analysis Network.
1996 Consultant to CU Colorado Springs Student Success Center. Sample

Design for student health survey.
1995 Consultant to Teller County Commissioners on design and analysis of

attitude survey concerning growth.

Consultant to Cañon City School District on demographic and enroll

ment projections.
1994-96 Consultant for research project, "Upper Rio Grande Hispano Farms: A

Cultural and Natural History of Land Ethics in Transition, 1850-1994,"

Principal Investigators: Rubén Martinez and Devon Peña.
1994 Research on block-level organizing for Governor's Community partner

ship.

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • 2010 General Education Task Force Primary Unit Member, Heather Albanesi Primary Unit Member, Michele Companion Primary Unit Member, John Harner
  • 2009 Co-Chair, LGBT Task Force 2008 Faculty Minority Affairs Committee Primary Unit Member, Joshua Dunn
  • Primary Unit Member, Edwardo Portillos
  • Provost/EVCAA Search Committee
  • RTP Task Force
  • Student Multicultural Center Mentor—Antonio Chavez, Floyd Medina 2007 Compliance Officer Search Committee
  • Human Resources Director Search Committee
  • Facilities Director Search Committee
  • Faculty Minority Affairs Committee
  • Primary Unit Member, Joshua Dunn
  • Primary Unit Member, Heather Albanesii
  • Provost/EVCAA Search Committee
  • Latino/a Alumni Event Planning Committee
  • RTP Task Force
  • Author of Sociology Department Self-Study
  • Student Multicultural Center Mentor—Antonio Chavez, Floyd Medina 2006 Chair of Sociology Department, Fall
  • Faculty Minority Affairs Committee, Co-Chair
  • Faculty Minority Affairs Committee representative to the Faculty Assembly
  • Ethnic Studies Advisory Committee
  • Academic Strategic Plan Steering Committee.
  • Diversity Strategic Plan Task Force, Chair
  • GES Search Committee
  • Primary Unit Chair, Michele Companion
  • Primary Unit Member, Dr. Ferber
  • Primary Unit Member, Dr. Portillos
  • Provost/VCAA Search Committee
  • Sustainability Strategic Plan Committee
  • Sociology Department Assessment Committee, Chair
  • VCAF Search Committee Member 2005 Chair of Sociology Department
  • Dean’s Review Committee, College of LAS, Member
  • Faculty Minority Affairs Committee, Member
  • Faculty Minority Affairs Committee representative to the Faculty Assembly
  • Ethnic Studies Advisory Committee
  • Social Science Symposium Coordinating Committee, Member
  • Search Committee for Executive Director for Academic Diversity and Social Equity.
  • Advisory Committee for Library Studium Generale 2004 Chair of Sociology Department
  • Chaired section of social science presentations at the UCCS Undergraduate Research Conference, May 1, 2004.
  • Dean’s Review Committee, College of LAS, Member
  • Faculty Minority Affairs Committee, Member
  • Faculty Minority Affairs Committee representative to the Faculty Assembly
  • Ethnic Studies Advisory Committee Social Science Symposium Coordinating Committee, Member Search Committee for Executive Director for Academic Diversity and Social Equity. Search Committee for Dean of Letters, Arts, and Sciences Advisory Committee for Library Studium Generale Participant in President’s Emerging Leaders Program
  • 2003 Dean’s Review Committee, College of LAS, Member Minority Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate, Member Social Science Symposium Coordinating Committee, Member Ethnic Studies Advisory Committee Search Committee for Assistant VC for Academic Diversity Participant in President’s Emerging Leaders Program
  • 2002 Dean’s Review Committee, College of LAS, Member Minority Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate, Member Ethnic Studies Advisory Committee Social Science Symposium Coordinating Committee, Member Center for Community Development and Design, Co-Director
  • 2000 Minority Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate, Chair Social Science Symposium Coordinating Committee, Member Languages and Cultures Search Committee, Member Member of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Multicultural Affairs Search Committee. Sociology Department Graduate Program, Co-Coordinator Center for Community Development and Design, Co-Director
  • Ethnic Minority Studies Advisory Committee Freshman Seminar Faculty Member Community Research Luncheon, Organizer and Presenter. CU Colorado Springs, October 10.
  • 1999 Minority Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate, Chair Social Science Symposium Coordinating Committee, Member Member of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Multicultural Affairs Search Committee. Member of Campus Master Plan Steering Committee. Sociology Department Graduate Program, Co-Coordinator Center for Community Development and Design, Board Member
  • Ethnic Minority Studies Advisory Committee Freshman Seminar Faculty Member Latino Student Union (MeCha), Faculty Co-advisor
  • 1998 Minority Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate, Chair Social Science Symposium Coordinating Committee, Chair Sociology Search Committee Sociology Department Graduate Program, Co-Coordinator Center for Community Development and Design, Board Member
  • Ethnic Minority Studies Curriculum Committee Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, Faculty Co-advisor
  • 1997 Minority Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate, Chair Social Symposium Coordinating Committee, Chairman Sociology Search Committee Sociology Department Graduate Program, Co-Coordinator Center for Community Development and Design, Board Member Minority Mentorship Program of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Mentor
  • Institutional Research, Interim Director Ethnic Minority Studies Curriculum Committee University Center Program Board Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, Faculty Co-advisor
  • 1996 Center for Community Development and Design, Board Member Minority Mentorship Program of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Mentor Institution Research, Interim Director Ethnic Minority Studies Curriculum Committee Ethnic Minority Studies Director Search Committee Minority Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate, Co-chair Ethnic Studies Planning Committee, LAS University Center Program Board, Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, Faculty Co-advisor
  • 1995 Center for Community Development and Design, Board Member Ethnic Minority Studies Curriculum Committee Ethnic Minority Studies Director Search Committee Minority Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate, Co-chair Ethnic Minority Studies Planning Committee, LAS University Center Program Board Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, Faculty Co-advisor
  • 1994 Ethnic Minority Studies Planning Committee Minority Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate, Co-chair Ethnic Studies Planning Committee, LAS University Center Program Board Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, Faculty Co-advisor Social Science Symposium Coordinating Committee, Chair Freshman Orientation Program Student Success Student Contact Program Sociology Representative to the Faculty of Faculty Meetings CHEC Sociology Search Committee, Chair Minority Affairs Committee of the Faculty Sentate, Acting Chair Faculty Assembly Executive Committee Diversity Planning Committee, LAS

COMMUNITY SERVICE

2007 Diversity Forum, Programs and Initiatives Committee 2006 Steering Committee member for Immigration Advocates of Colorado Springs. 2004 Interviewed on UCCS Radio iSami on youth culture and the university. March 12, 2004 2003 Moderator for unveiling of Thurgood Marshall stamp. African American Voice. 2/17/03. 2002 Moderator for Gubernatorial Debate sponsored by African American Voice.
2000 Chicano Unity Council (El Concilio), Member

Front Range Growth Symposium , organized by GSPA and the Denver

Post, February, 28, Participant.

Colorado Springs Sustainability Working Group, Member

Leadership and Community Development Project, Staff Advisory

Committee, Member.
1999 Co-chair of the Cultural Arts Committee for Bates Elementary School
1997 Member of Colorado Springs School District 11 Boundary Advisory

Committee. Conducted survey and wrote position paper for Bates Ele

mentary.

Participant in Lowell School Redevelopment Workshop. November.
1996 Member of the Chicano Unity Council. Assisted with organizing the

first annual Chicano Youth Leadership Conference at UCCS.
1995 Panelist for “Geogenetics: The Art of Placemaking” conference. Ap

peared on televised panel to discuss growth management. August.
1994 Panelist for "Geogenetics: The Art of Placemaking" conference spon

sored by the Smokebrush Center and the Colorado Springs Inde

pendent newspaper. June.
1993 Member of the Care Castle Intergenerational Center, Parent Advisory

Committee. Helped organize fundraiser.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

  • 2007 External Referee for promotion and tenure, University of Alaska, Anchorage
  • 2006 External Referee for promotion and tenure,Tufts University
  • 2003-2006 Member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Local Environment.
  • 2005-2006 Chair of Selection Committee. Park Article Award Committee.
  • 2003-2005 Selection Committee. Park Article Award Committee. Community and Urban Section. American Sociological Association
  • 2000 Section Organizer for Urban Studies Section of the Western Social Science Association Nominated for Western Social Science Association Executive Board.
  • 1999 Section Organizer for Urban Studies Section of the Western Social Science Association
  • 1998 Section Co-Organizer for Urban Studies Section of the Western Social Science Association
  • 1994 Organizer for the open sessions on the environment for the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, August, Los Angeles, California.

REFERENCES

  • Dr. LaVonne Neal Dean of the College of Education University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7150 719-262-4111 lneal@uccs.edu
  • Jason Gaulden Program Officer,The Daniels Fund President of the UCCS Alumni Association 101 Monroe Street Denver 80206 720-941-4469 jgaulden@danielsfund.org
  • Dr. Abby Ferber Director of Women’s Studies University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7150 719-262-4139 aferber@uccs.edu
  • Dr. C. David Moon Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7150 719-262-3566 cmoon@uccs.edu
  • Marguerite Cantu Senior Instructor Communication Department University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7150 719-262-4124 mcantu2@uccs.edu
  • Dr. James Henderson Department of Mathematics University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7150 719-262-3327 jhenders@uccs.edu
Kee Warner—Spring 2009