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Gradate Programs|Department of Professional Studies

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Michelle Hansen
Office Associate


Mary Alice Bruce
Department Head


College of Education

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Michelle Hansen
Phone: (307) 766-2366
Tiffany Le Gal
Phone: (307) 766-5649
Professional Studies
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3374
Laramie, WY 82071
Fax: 307.766.5638

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

Associate Professor

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


Email: (Preferred method)
Phone: 307-766-3060
Office: Education Building 327

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

Cliff Harbour's Vita

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