CV

Bio

Colleen Lewis is an Assistant Professor of computer science (CS) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Lewis was previously the McGregor-Girand Associate Professor of CS at Harvey Mudd College. At the University of California, Berkeley, Lewis completed a PhD in science and mathematics education, an MS in computer science, and a BS in electrical engineering and computer science. Her research seeks to identify and remove barriers to CS learning and understand and optimize CS learning. Lewis curates CSTeachingTips.org, a NSF-sponsored project for disseminating effective CS teaching practices. Lewis has received the NCWIT.org Undergraduate Mentoring Award and the AnitaB.org Emerging Leader Award for her efforts to broaden participation in computing.

Appointment

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – 2020 – present
  • Teaching Faculty at the Race and Equity Center, USC Rossier School of Education – 2018 – present
  • McGregor-Girand Associate Professor of CS, Harvey Mudd College – 2018 – 2020
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Harvey Mudd College – 2012 – 2018

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D. in Science and Mathematics Education – 2012
  • University of California, Berkeley, M.S. in Computer Science – 2009
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.S. in Electrical Eng. & Computer Science – 2005

Download Colleen’s CV (updated February 22, 2020).