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Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

About Us

​​Who are we? 

Our department will support excellence in teaching and learning activities through structured programing to enhance instructional quality, teaching observations and consultations, grant opportunities, and other programing for enhacning teaching and ensuring academic success. 

Our goal is to enhance excellence in undergraduate and graduate education through the development of faculty committed to implementing and advancing effective teaching practices. 

Our Team


Lindsey Hamilton, Director

Dr. Hamilton earned a B.S. in Neuroscience from Bates College followed by Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Wake Forest University School of MedicineAfter earning her doctoral degree, she continued her research training working as a behaviorist for the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD). She has over 18 years of extensive training in rodent, swine, and nonhuman primate behavioral pharmacology and cognition.  She has translated her research in animal learning to understanding the neuroscience of best educational practices. Dr. Hamilton is currently an Associate Professor (Clinical Teaching Track) in the CU Denver Psychology Department.​

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Lexie King, Program Assistant

Lexie serves both the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning, and Center for Faculty Development & Advancement. She serves as the main contact for the departments, supports the Director, Assistant Director, Faculty Fellows, student workers, and CU Faculty. She is responsible for planning meetings, preparing programs and events, providing fiscal support, answering questions, marketing such as emails and flyers, and overall office management. 

Currently, Lexie is also in a graduate program for Public Health​ at the Anshutz campus.

​Contact us

We look forward to building our team of motivated, positive, go-getters, and in the meantime if you have questions please email​


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