Institute Leadership and Central Staff

  • Lori Hunter, Institute Director
  • Sarah Sokhey – Director of Graduate and Postdoctoral Training
  • Anand Sokhey – Interim Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Joel Colvin – Administrative Officer
  • Cindy Edgar – Administrative Coordinator
  • Grant Matheny – Interim Director, Computing and Research Services

Program and Center Leadership

IBS Program Leadership

  • Tania Barham – Interim Director, Program on International Development
  • Carew Boulding – Director (On sabbatical, Fall 2022), Program on International Development
  • Jason Boardman – Director, Health and Society Program
  • Mara Goldman – Director, Environment and Society Program
  • Karl Hill – Director, Prevention Science Program
  • Stefan Leyk – Interim Director, Population Program

IBS Center Leadership

  • Krister Andersson – Director, Center for the Governance of Natural Resources
  • Stefan Leyk – Interim Director, CU Population Center
  • Beverly Kingston – Director, Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence
  • Jani Little – Director, Rocky Mountain Research Data Center
  • Scott Ortman – Director, Center for Collaborative Synthesis in Archaeology
  • Lori Peek – Director, Natural Hazards Center

Administrative Staff

  • Jason Van Horn – Program Manager (Natural Hazards Center)
  • Dorothy Watson – Program Manager (Prevention Science Program)

Computing and Research Services Staff

  • Tom Dickinson – Senior Web Developer
  • Grant Matheny – Interim Director and Systems Administrator
  • Mitchell Price – Desktop Support Manager
  • Ben Pharris – Desktop Support

IBS Board Members

For elected members, service term is in parenthesis.

  • Tania Barham – Interim Director, Program on International Development (Fall 2022)
  • Jason Boardman – Director, Health and Society Program
  • Carew Boulding – Director, Program on International Development (On sabbatical, Fall 2022)
  • Joel Colvin – IBS Administrative Manager (ex-officio)
  • Cindy Edgar – IBS Administrative Coordinator (assisting the Director’s office)
  • Mara Goldman – Director, Environment and Society Program
  • Marian Habesland – Representative for the Professional Research Assistants (PRAs) (Fall 2022-Summer 2024)
  • Karl Hill – Director, Prevention Science
  • Lori Hunter – Institute Director
  • Stefan Leyk – Interim Director, Population Program and CU Population Center
  • Katie Massey Combs – Research Associate (representing research faculty) (Fall 2021-Summer 2023)
  • Scott Ortman – Representative for the Center Directors (Fall 2022-Summer 2024)
  • Sarah Posner – Representing Students and Postdocs (Fall 2022-Spring 2023)
  • David Pyrooz – Representative for Fellows (Fall 2022-Spring 2024)
  • Anand Sokhey, Interim Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Sarah Sokhey, Director of Graduate and Postdoctoral Training
  • Jason Van Horn, Program Manager (representing the Administrative & Technology staff) (Fall 2021 – Summer 2023)