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Alberto Hernandez-LemusAlberto Hernández-Lemus

Associate Professor

Armstrong Hall #134

(719) 389-6029

Alberto Hernandez-Lemus is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Colorado College.  After an undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature, he started his career in philosophy in aesthetics, writing on the cinema theory of Gilles Deleuze.  He has gradually come to focus on social and political philosophy, particularly on philosophical issues pertaining to contemporary social movements in the global South.

Andrew Price-SmithAndrew Price-Smith


Palmer Hall #22B

(719) 227-8224

Andrew Price-Smith joined the faculty of Colorado College in 2005. He received his PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto in 1999, where he also served as founding director of the Project on Health and Global Affairs at the Munk Center for International Studies. Prior to that he received his M.A. from the University of Western Ontario, and a B.A. (Honors) from Queen's University.

Promoted to Full Professor in 2017, Professor Price-Smith served as Chair of the Department of Political Science from 2013 to 2016.  He continues as the founding Director of the Global Health Initiative at Colorado College, and served as Chair of Environmental Science from 2009-2010. 

Professor Price-Smith has testified on climate change, disease, and international security before the U.S. House Science and Technology Committee, and acted as advisor for the U.S. Director of National Intelligence (DNI), and the US Department of Defense. He has also served as advisor to the United States Institute of Peace, the United Nations Development Program, the World Bank, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and for the private sector. He specializes in analyses of the effects of disease, environmental change, and energy scarcity on the security of nations. Professor Price-Smith was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He is married to Janell Price-Smith, who is a biologist.

Chelsea Walter

Chelsea Walter

Cultural & Linguistic Diversity Education Specialist

Tutt Library #214

(719) 227-8288

Chelsea Walter has experience with culturally and linguistically diverse students worldwide. She has taught English virtually to students and English teachers in China, has taught English language classes at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, and has most recently taught writing, grammar, speaking, and listening to international students domestically. She has also taught linguistics to L2 educators. Her interests include linguistics, working with and learning about international students, and researching ESL pedagogy and teacher education. 

Kathleen CzopKathleen Czop

Professional Tutor

Kathleen Czop currently serves as the International Student Advisor at the Fountain Valley School of Colorado, where she teaches  ESL and History courses.  Her passion is helping international students and their families become a vital part of the community.  Previously, she worked as an ESL and French teacher at the International School of Phnom Penh in Cambodia.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in French from the University of Michigan and an Master of Arts in Education from George Mason University.  Ms. Czop is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Guinea, West Africa.