About Paul

Paul grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has lived in Colorado over 30 years, and is a fifth-generation Coloradan. He enjoys spending time with his family, bicycling, hiking, fly fishing, camping, and watching live music in Fort Collins.

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  • Paul’s current work focuses on preparing undergraduate students to enter the workforce and launch successful careers. He teaches a pre-internship course and coordinates internships for students in the Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and Natural Resource Tourism majors. Paul provides academic and career counseling to students and works with several employers each year to create new internships or improve existing internships. He also teaches an event-planning course, a new to the major seminar, co-teaches a natural resource ecology and measurements field course and serves on several committees to improve the undergraduate experience at CSU.


M.S., Recreation Resources - Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO, 1998

B.S. , Recreation Resources Management - Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO, 1991

Awards, Honors, Grants

  • Team Award, CSU Warner of College Resources, 2019
  • Distinguished Faculty Career Impact Award, CSU Career Center, 2019
  • Favorite Faculty Member, CSU Housing & Dining Services, 2008-2013
  • CSU Jack E. Cermak Excellence in Advising Award, 2007
  • CSU Waterpik Excellence in Education Award, 2004

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