AnnJanette Alejano-Steele


Education, Psychology/Mental Health, Sex, Social Work, Women's Issues


Child psychology, Equity issues in the classroom, Multicultural service learning, Cross-cultural psychology, Gender and diversity, Psychology of gender, Psychology of women, Human trafficking (including sex and labor), Women's health

Degree: Ph.D.

Title: Associate Dean - College of Professional Studies

Department: Gender Institute for Teaching and Advocacy


Office Phone: 303-615-1441

Alternate Phone: 303-556-8441

Interviewed by: The Denver Post, PBS, Denver7, 9NEWS


AnnJanette Alejano-Steele, Ph.D., has served as interim chair of Social Work and as the director of the Gender Institute for Teaching and Advocacy, which offers rigorous, multidisciplinary curriculum with cutting edge programming, student support and outstanding scholarly research. Her educational background includes a Ph.D. in psychology from Michigan State University and NIH-supported postdoctoral work in psychology and medicine from the University of California, San Francisco. Her health psychology expertise has focused on local and global multicultural issues, including reproductive health access for low-income populations, and comprehensive health services for victims of human trafficking.