College of Letters Arts and Sciences Dean

John Masserini

John Masserini, DMA (he/him)

Dean - College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

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College of Letters Arts and Sciences Associate Deans

Ibon Izurieta

Ibon Izurieta, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Operations, Policy, and Personnel

[email protected] 303-615-0986

Sheryl Zajdowicz, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean for Data and Enrollment Management

[email protected] 303-615-0223
Dan Lair

Dan Lair, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Affairs

[email protected] 303-605-5871

Ting Jiang, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Curriculum, Accreditation, and Program Review

[email protected] 303-615-0638

College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Deans Office Staff

Kami Phillips

Kami Phillips

Executive Assistant to the CLAS Dean

[email protected] 303-605-5280
Chris Kimmett

Chris Kimmett

UNIX Systems Programmer

[email protected] 303-615-0688

Bob Mager

Budget Analyst

[email protected] 303-615-0790
Vince Werner

Vincent Werner

Student Affairs Administrative Support

[email protected] 303-615-1301

Travel Manager

The Travel Manager processes all travel documents (including budgets), monitors Dean’s Innovation grant spending and PD management for CLAS. This positions also serves as the support person for Workday and corporate credit card.

Rebecca Dobbin

Rebecca Dobbin

Manager, Travel and Budget/Procurement

[email protected] 303-615-0356

Communications and Marketing Team

The Communications and Marketing Team executes data-driven enrollment and recruitment projects with the aim to advance equity and increase undergraduate enrollment for CLAS. The team also provides marketing and branding, outreach and communications, digital content and design, advertising, training and troubleshooting, college wide programming, initiatives and event support to the College, its departments and special programs.

We serve as the first stop for the College on any marketing, communications, and outreach assistance and work in collaboration with University Communications and Marketing (UCM) on any requested projects.

Courtney Matsumoto

Courtney Matsumoto, M.A. (She/Her)

Data Analyst, Marketing and Communications Senior Manager

[email protected] 303-615-0822
Ana Gavia

Ana Gavia (She/Her)

Branding, Marketing and Social Media Specialist

[email protected] 303-605-7930

Lindsey Wadle (She/Her/Hers)

Communications and Marketing Assistant

[email protected] 303-615-0600

Larenze Shaw

Marketing and Event Student Assistant

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CLAS Dean's Office Statement of Purpose and Values

Administrative Faculty and Professional Staff in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences (CLAS) are united in a desire to create an inclusive, student-focused, and purposeful work environment. Dean’s Office personnel approach projects and everyday tasks with a solution-oriented mindset, supporting our students, colleagues, and campus community members through the following characteristics:

Dedication: Demonstrate an unwavering commitment to the institution and its people, focused on a deep level of “servingness” aligned with the CLAS vision, mission, and guiding principles.

Collaboration: Bring together a collection of individuals with varied talents and perspectives to analyze issues, solve complex problems, and improve operational systems.

Knowledge & Expertise: Utilize life and career experiences to reveal solutions and pathways, while encouraging continuous improvement, efficiencies, and a growth mindset.

Creativity: Explore unique approaches to problem-solving and work tasks empowered with the freedom of experimentation and testing the limits of capacity.

College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

We are CLAS

Campus Location:

Central Classroom 315

Mailing Address:

Campus Box 37
P. O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362




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