Dr. Colorado

Historian/Author/Professor

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Who Is dr. Colorado ?


Thomas J. "Dr. Colorado" Noel, a Professor of History and Director of Public History, Preservation & Colorado Studies at University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver), is the author of numerous books, articles and columns. Tom is a graduate of the University of Denver, CU Denver and the University of Colorado at Boulder, where his mother (a psychiatrist) and grandmother (a teacher) also completed graduate work.


Tom teaches Denver, Colorado, Heritage Tourism, Historic Preservation, Mining & Railroads, National Parks History, U.S. West, and Western Art & Architecture courses at CU Denver, as well as conducting tours of the highest state and the Mile High City for the Smithsonian Institution and the History Colorado. Tom also appears on Denver KUSA Channel 9's "Colorado & Company" as Dr. Colorado. Tom directs  The Center for Colorado Studies at the Denver Public Library.


For a more complete resume, please visit Tom "Dr. Colorado" Noel's short vita: Click Here


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To contact Tom "Dr. Colorado" Noel please email: Tom.Noel@ucdenver.edu