Professor (Research) of Computer Science and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, Brown University
Kathi Fisler is a Research Professor of Computer Science at Brown University and co-director of Bootstrap, an outreach program that integrates computing and data science into existing classes in middle- and high-schools. After an initial career in formal methods, she now focuses her research on computing education at the pre-college and college levels. She's currently working on blending data science and computer science into "Data-Centric Computing", a new model for introductory computing curricula that leverages many features of functional programming.
Talks I've Given
Data-Centricity: Rethinking Introductory Computing to Support Data Science
Featuring Kathi Fisler
This talk argues that a common introductory course that covers both data science and data structures supports students and provides curricular flexibility, while also bringing social impacts of computing into the early curriculum.software-development data data-centric