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Faculty Citings

An overview of MSU Denver faculty’s recent publications and presentations.

By Josie Lavender

September 28, 2021

Student reading a book in the libraryMetropolitan State University of Denver faculty members publish research in some of the world’s most prestigious academic journals and share their knowledge at conferences across the globe.

Here’s an overview of their recent work:

Jessica Ritter, Ph.D., professor of Social Work


Social Work Policy Practice: Changing Our Community, Nation, and the World (third edition)

Published by Cognella


Jose I. Martinez Molinero, Ph.D., assistant professor of Secondary Education and Educational Technology

Peer-reviewed article

“Fearless? Pre-service teachers’ perceptions of school shootings: A case study of education students at a small, private liberal arts college”

Published in Theory and Practice, 32 (1), 80-84

Peer-reviewed article

“The ‘college ready’ promise of new tech high schools: Graduates’ reality check in postsecondary experiences”

Published in the Journal for Ethnographic and Qualitative Research, 15 (2), 137-151.


Roberto Forns-Broggi, Ph.D., professor of Modern Language

Keynote speaker

Ser-río: Atisbos y potencial del ecocine en Latinoamérica” (“Being-River: Glimpses and Potential of Ecocinema in Latin America”)

Presented virtually at the Fifth Conference of Literature and Environment and III Biennial Conference of ASLE Brasil (Universidad Federal de Rondônia, Porto Velho, Brazil.)


Eric Olson, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Rita and Navin Dimond Department of Hotel Management, School of Hospitality

Named an executive editor for a five-year term from 2021-27

Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Cases

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