About Me

"Education is what you make of it." -- Me

I am an Assistant Professor in the Division of Information Technology & Sciences at Champlain College in Burlington, VT.  I am also the Founder and Advisor of The Technology & Pop Culture Project, and a regular reviewer for the academic journal Syllabus.

By education and trade I am a programmer and engineer.  My academic interests are interdisciplinary.  I am a technologist who chooses to think critically about technology and encourages others to do the same.

Primary Fields:  Software Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Ethics
Secondary Fields:  Communication, History, Social Movements
Coding Interests:  C++, Python, Web/Services, COBOL, CASIO BASIC, Microcontroller Programming
Research Interests that drive my current work and stimulate my curiosity:  
- Text mining
- Computing education
- Computing ethics
- Information and Communication theory
- Technology and self/society

I am also a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) and the Education Special Interest Group for IS Education (EDSIG).