Denise Barkhurst,
Project Assistant


Denise is the Project Assistant for the Keeling Curve Prize and Executive Assistant for the Smithsonian Science Education Center's pilot program, ATLAS Aspen. She is also an English Composition Professor at Colorado Mountain College for developmental and college level writing courses. Her BA in Geology and MA in Composition give her a unique background for academically encouraging both the sciences and literary arts. Denise is constantly working to encourage her students to analytically think and demand evidence for their research.