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Department of Professional Studies

Cliff Harbour, Ed.D., J.D.


Cliff Harbour, Professional Studies faculty


Ed.D. North Carolina State University
M.A.  Duke University
J.D.   Ohio Northern University
B.A. Rhode Island College


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Phone: 307-766-3060
Office: Education Building 317

Research Interests:

  • The community college normative vision
  • John Dewey's philosophy of vocational education
  • John Dewey's philosophy of adult education
  • Community college institutional accountability
  • Community college leadership
  • Hermeneutic interpretation of higher education statutes
  • Narrative policy analysis


  • The Community College
  • Foundations of Higher Education
  • Higher Education Law
  • Leadership in Organizations
  • The Internal Leader

Affiliations, Associations, Consultation:

  • American Educational Research Association
  • Council for the Study of Community Colleges
  • John Dewey Society
  • Rural Community College Alliance National Scholars Panel
  • American Association for Adult and Continuing Education
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education
  • Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association
  • Wyoming Lifelong Learning Association
  • Colorado Bar Association

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