naomipic Naomi Nishi, Associate Director for Educational Outreach

Naomi is the Associate Director for Educational Outreach in the Office of Research Development and Education. Her role is to develop and facilitate the ORDE Faculty Seminar Series and other educational venues as well as to develop resources for faculty at the University of Colorado Denver to support them in positioning their research and grant proposals to be more competitive for funding. 

Prior to joining ORDE, Naomi developed on-campus workshops for higher education institutions nationally and internationally in a variety of areas for Academic Impressions (AI). She also served as AI's instructional design and facilitation lead, training and supporting the instructional program development team. Naomi has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of Denver for eight years, designing and teaching courses including Intercultural Training and Graduate Research and Writing. Prior to this, Naomi was a Technical Writer for Marshall and Associates, Inc. (a software development and consulting firm), where her primary role was proposal writing and business development. 

Naomi holds a BS in Scientific and Technical Communication from Michigan Technological University and an MA in International and Intercultural Communication from the University of Denver. She is currently a PhD student in the School of Education and Human Development.‚Äč