Susan H. Rodger Short Biography

Susan H. Rodger is a Professor of the Practice in the Computer Science Department at Duke University. She received her PhD in Computer Science from Purdue University. Prof. Rodger works in the areas of visualization and interaction, and computer science education. The main projects she has major contributions in are visualization and interaction software for education in theoretical computer science, computing in K-12 and peer-led team learning. Prof. Rodger received the ACM 2013 Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award, the ACM Distinguished Educator award, and she was one of two finalist candidates for the NEEDS Premier Award for Excellence in Engineering Education Courseware for the software JFLAP. Rodger has written one book and over forty journal and conference publications. Rodger is currently a member of the ACM SIGCSE Board as Immediate Past Chair, a board member of CRA-W, and a member of the ACM Education Policy Committee. She was the chair of the AP Computer Science Development Committee from 1997-2000 and a member of the AP Computer Science Development Committee from 1995-2001. She has been involved with the SIGCSE Symposium in many ways including co-Chair for SIGCSE 2008, Program co-chair for SIGCSE 2007, Panels and Special Sessions Chair for SIGCSE 2005, and Supporter/Exhibitor Liason from 2008 to 2014. She has organized three Alice Symposiums and over fifty workshops on Alice, JFLAP, Peer-led Team learning, career mentoring for faculty, and other computer science education topics. She has supervised over eighty-five undergraduates and fifteen masters students in research projects and co-advised one Ph.D. student.

Susan H. Rodger Even Shorter Biography

Susan H. Rodger is a Professor of the Practice in the Computer Science Department at Duke University. She received her PhD in Computer Science from Purdue University. Prof. Rodger works in the areas of visualization and interaction, and computer science education. The main projects she has major contributions in are visualization and interaction software for education in theoretical computer science, computing in K-12 and peer-led team learning. Prof. Rodger received the ACM 2013 Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award, the ACM Distinguished Educator award, and she was one of two finalist candidates for the NEEDS Premier Award for Excellence in Engineering Education Courseware for the software JFLAP. Rodger has written one book and over forty journal and conference publications. Rodger is currently a member of the ACM SIGCSE Board as Immediate Past Chair, a board member of CRA-W, and a member of the ACM Education Policy Committee.


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