Susan H. Rodger
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Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Computer Science, Professor of the Practice of Computer Science
Faculty Group: Computer Science Education
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Office D237 LSRC
Phone (919) 660-6595
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Ph.D., Purdue University, 1989
B.S., North Carolina State University, 1983

Honors & Awards

IBM Faculty Award, 2008

Finalist Candidate for NEEDS Premier Award for Excellence in EngineeringEducation Courseware, 2007, for software JFLAP.

ACM Distinguished Member, 2006.

Rensselaer Distinguished Teaching Fellowship, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1994.

ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award, 2013.


Computer science education, interactive and visual tools for teaching, algorithm animation, design and analysis of algorithms, data structures, geometric algorithms, and parallel algorithms.

Selected Publications

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Publications by Susan H. Rodger