CS Department Welcomes New Faculty


As we begin the fall 2020 semester in Computer Science, we’d like to give a warm welcome to four new faculty members who bring such a wealth of teaching experience and an impressive range of technical expertise to our department.

Dr. Kirsten Richards has experience in information systems and database technology and is teaching one of our sections of our introductory programming course, CS 149, this semester. Her research focuses on user behavior and interaction design for information system security and how users think about and act on their privacy and security. Before joining us, she taught in the Cyber Science Department at the United States Naval Academy. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in Information Systems.

Dr. Chris Johnson spent the last eight years teaching at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire. His research interests include computer graphics, programming languages, and mobile development. He's teaching sections of our Web Development course, CS 347, this semester. Dr. Johnson earned his Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee.

Dr. Zhuojun Duan’s research spans the areas of incentive mechanism design in Internet of Things (IoT), game theory, computer science education, and algorithm design and analysis. She earned her Ph.D. from Georgia State University and has spent the last two years teaching at the University of Hartford. She’s teach our introductory programming course, CS 149.

Dr. Timothy Richards earned his Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Maryland. Before joining us, he taught at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. His research focuses on user interface design for administering artificial intelligence/machine learning and heterogeneous distributed systems and information personalization. He's teaching a our database systems course, CS 374.

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Published: Monday, November 2, 2020

Last Updated: Friday, May 21, 2021

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