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MSU Denver faculty in the media

Members share their expertise with the community.

By Tim Carroll

May 13, 2019

Rosemarie AllenThe Metropolitan State University of Denver faculty brain trust reaches almost every corner of the academic spectrum, and we are always proud to see Roadrunners sharing their knowledge. Each month, the Early Bird highlights a few faculty members who have served as subject-matter experts on timely news topics – providing dynamic perspectives on critical issues.

Here’s a sampling from April:

Rosemarie Allen, assistant professor of early-childhood education, shared her expertise with Scripps Media on April 25 about Disney’s decision to censor racist content on its streaming service.

Elizabeth Hinde, dean of the School of Education, spoke with the Denver Post on April 21 about the impact that the Columbine shooting has had on teacher-preparation programs over the past two decades. The story also appeared in Governing on April 22 .

Ann Williams, professor of French, was interviewed by the Steffan Tubbs Show, and Kimberly Klimek, associate professor of history, was interviewed by the Steffan Tubbs Show and 850KOA NewsRadio on April 15 and 17 about the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, its historical significance and restoration plans.

Michelle Tollefson, associate professor of health professions, spoke to 9News on April 12 about lifestyle changes that can help prevent, treat and often reverse lifestyle-related chronic diseases.

Shawn Worthy, professor of human services, was interviewed by Denver7 on April 8 about the U.K. establishing new rules that will help regulate social media with the mission of making it safer.

For a full list of faculty featured as experts in the media, visit MSU Denver in the News.

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