From a diversity perspective, I strive to build a more inclusive, collaborative, and diverse environment. I possess an equity lens and I recognize the importance of intersectionality and working with diverse populations to best facilitate environments that foster inclusivity and plurality. In addition, being a queer, person of color, first-generation college graduate in computer science, I recognize many of the challenges that underrepresented populations face when choosing an academic or industry career in computer science. I am active in serving on committees and campus groups focused on improving diversity and inclusion
My research interests include the application of new theoretical approaches to software development pedagogy and course development that can be validated. I am interested in research involving all aspects of the software development lifecycle including requirements gathering, design, construction, testing, deployment, and maintenance
My academic preparation and teaching and industry experience enable me to teach a wide gamut of computer science and software development classes. I have experience teaching programming, data structures, algorithms, databases, operating systems, graphical user interfaces, mobile development, web development, cloud computing, DevOps, distributed computing, software design patterns, software design, testing, full-stack development, and multi-term project courses.
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