Gypsy M. Denzine, Ph.D.

College of Education and Human Services

Faculty Member,
Department of Learning Sciences and Human Development

Associate Provost
Community Engagement and Outreach
West Virginia University

Phone: 304-293-0816

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Ph.D. Educational Psychology:
Emphasis in Human Development and Learning & Cognition
University of Northern Colorado, 1996

M.A. Educational Leadership and Counseling:
Emphasis in Counseling
University of Texas at El Paso, 1998

B.S. Social Work
St. Cloud State University, 1984

Professional Organization Memberships:

  • American Association of University Women
  • American Council on Education/Women in Higher Education
  • American Educational Research Association
  • Arizona Educational Research Organization
  • Council of Academic Deans of Research Institutions in Education
  • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (Lifetime Member)

Awards and Recognition:

  • Recipient of the 2009 NAU President’s Award. Northern Arizona University, Office of the President
  • Inductee: NAU Chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, 2005
  • Recognized as Outstanding Alumni, College of Education, University of Northern Colorado, 2004
  • 2000-2001 Teacher of the Year Award. College of Education, Northern Arizona University
  • Faculty NAU Louie Award nominee for outstanding teaching (nominated by graduate student), 2001
  • Outstanding Service Award from the American College Personnel Association- Commission IX (Assessment for College Student Development), 1999
  • Faculty NAU Louie Award nominee for outstanding teaching (nominated by graduate student), 1999
  • Recipient of the Betty L. Harrah Award for Manuscript of the Year for “Assessing the Academic Climate of University Residence Halls” published in The Journal of College and University Student Housing in 1998
  • Honorable Mention for the 1998-99 Robert P. Cooke Talking Stick Article of the Year Award for “Focusing on the Positive Aspects of Student Behavior” published in the September 1998 issue of the Talking Stick
  • Recipient of recognition from the NAU Office of Disability Support Services for meeting the needs of students with disabilities (nominated by undergraduate student), 1998