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Rose Pass

Teaching Associate Professor, Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences

Rose PassRose Pass draws from a wealth of educational experience earned in a teaching career spanning over thirty years. Before joining the LAIS faculty in 2004, Rose enjoyed appointments at Red Rocks Community College, Boston College, the State University of New York at Buffalo, and Harvard University, where she taught a graduate writing seminar sponsored by the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management at the Kennedy School of Government. At CSM, Rose teaches Nature and Human Values and senior electives in writing and literature. Her publications and conference presentations have focused on interdisciplinary and professional relationships, including studies of modern music, literature, and film, as well as the politics and economics of higher education.

Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught


  • Published articles on critical theory in modern literature and music (in CriticismMosaic, and Ars Lyrica); an article on the role of part-time faculty in higher education (in The Writing Instructor); an article arguing the marketing of scholarly and professional journals (in Editors’ Notes).
  • Edited Paranoia and Contentment by John C. Hampsey, University of Virginia Press, 2004.


  •  “Teaching Art and Nature in ’Nature and Human Values,’” Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, San Antonio, 2011.
  • “Teaching Life Stories,” Popular and American Culture Associations, For the item International Association for Environmental Philosophy, Albuquerque 2010
  • “Ecopedagogy and the Aesthetics of Nature,”   International Association for Environmental Philosophy, Eugene, 2008.
  • For the Modern Language Association; the National Council of Teachers of English; the Twentieth Century Literature Association; the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association; the Colorado Writing Tutors Conference.


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