Lynn M. Gangone, Ed.D.
Dr. Gangone is the Dean of Colorado Women's College and a faculty member in the Leadership Studies program. She nationally known speaker and writer on leadership development and career advancement for women in higher education. She recently authored the lead article in the inaugural Journal About Women in Higher Education (2008) and a book chapter in Rethinking Leadership in a Complex, Multicultural, and Global Environment: New Concepts and Models for Higher Education (2009). She co-created the Institute for Emerging Women Leaders in Higher Education, an American Council on Education award-winning leadership development program, and teaches in the HERS Institutes and the Women's Leadership Institute. She serves on numerous boards including HERS-Higher Education Resource Services; the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce; and is part of the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Campus Women Lead for Inclusive Excellence initiative. Dr. Gangone was named a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Colorado, received the University of Denver Center for Multicultural Excellence's "Outstanding Achievement in Multicultural Excellence Award," and was named a Wise Woman of the Women's Vision Foundation. She was honored by ACPA as a Diamond Honoree for her contributions to higher education and by The College of New Rochelle, which awarded her the Ursula Laurus citation for service to the college. Dr. Gangone's research interests include higher education history, leadership development, and organizational change and viability. Her professional affiliations include Association for the Study of Higher Education, the American College Personnel Association, and the History of Education Society.
Arthur Jones, Ph.D.
Arthur Jones joined Colorado Women's College in Fall 2009 as clinical professor of culture and psychology, following 18 years as a clinical professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Denver. He has a particular interest and expertise in African American music and culture, and in the interconnections between issues of culture, power and privilege. He is the Founder and Chair of the Spirituals Project, which works to preserve and revitalize the music and social justice teachings of the sacred folk songs created and first sung by enslaved African Americans. Art also teaches in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Core Curriculum and is an interim faculty director of the DU Social Justice Living and Learning Community. He has received numerous awards for his academic and community work, including the University's Outstanding Core Faculty Teaching Award and the Outstanding Faculty Award from the Center for Multicultural Excellence. In 2008, on the occasion of the City of Denver's 100th anniversary, he was recognized by the City as one of 100 "Unsung Heroes" who have helped to make Denver a great city.
Tiffani Lennon, JD, MA
Law and Society
Professor Lennon is a Lecturer in the Law and Society Program at Colorado Women's College. She teaches Sociolegal Concepts, Dimensions of Justice, Advocacy, and Regulation. Her appellate practice includes redressing constitutional rights violations, and seeking asylum relief for refugees. Professor Lennon has also worked for several national non-profits and advocacy organizations. Finally, she has written numerous reports and publications addressing societal inequities particularly in education, and has received the Martindale-Hubbell/Lexis Nexis Exemplary Public Good Award. Professor Lennon's research interests include substantive equality, and comparative constitutional and sociolegal studies.
Robert McGowan, Ph.D.
Business and Management
Professor McGowan has been teaching Management and Business courses at Colorado Women's College since 1985. He is a professor in the Department of Management at the University of Denver's Daniels College of Business. His areas of interest include public policy and business, business strategy, and innovation management. Elected by students, he was chosen as Colorado Women's College Professor of the Year in 1994. He was also named the Methodist Scholar/Teacher of the Year for the University of Denver. He has consulted with numerous businesses as well as delegations from the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Russia and several African nations.
Laura Robinson, MBA
Information Technology Studies
As Interim Director of the Information Technology Studies Program at Colorado Women's College and a member of the faculty, Ms. Robinson works to ensure that the objectives and curriculum of the program are current with industry standards and business needs. She is the faculty advisor to the ITS student group, DU Women in Information Technology (DU-WIT), and has been teaching at the College since 2002. She is currently co-owner of PWR Consulting, focused on IT consulting and training. Previously she has worked at American Express in the US and Europe as a Director of Customer Services, CSC (Computer Sciences) Consulting as principle consultant, and at McData as Senior Program Manager of firmware. She has also taught at Metropolitan State College of Denver.
Carol Zak Dance, Ph.D.
Professor Zak-Dance is an Associate Professor in the University of Denver's School of Communication and has taught Communication courses at Colorado Women's College since 1984. Elected by our students, Carol received the Faculty Spirit Award in 1996, 1997, and 2004. She was recently honored with a 2004 Woman of Achievement Award from the Association of Women in Communication.