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Carol Zander, Ph.D.
zander at u dot washington dot edu
Phone - (425) 352-5276
FAX - (425) 352-5216
Office - UW1-353   (prime number and palindrome!)
(Image by Craig Nishina)
Dr. Zander received a B.A. degree in mathematics from
San Diego State University,
an M.S. degree in mathematics from the
University of Colorado,
and an M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from
Colorado State University.
She has worked in the software industry at
and her many interests
include object-oriented programming and design, programming
languages and compiler theory, and computer
science education. She has an active computer science education
research program, is a member of a prolific international research group.
You can find many of
ACM Digital Library.
Here is a brief overview of some of her
CSed research. Google does a good job
of keeping track of her
She has been a long time member of the
She is active in
(Special Interest Group of the ACM in Computer Science Education) and
(Consortium for the Computing Sciences in Colleges), in particular the
Northwest Region of the CCSC.
She was conference chair for
She is founding faculty member of CSS, started in autumn of 1996,
faculty advisor to the
Bothell student chapter of the ACM,
and has served as faculty advisor to a bzillion CSS internship students.
She has spent many years shaping the minds
of students, teaching mathematics and computer science at the
University of Maine, Colorado State University, and Seattle
University. At Seattle University her students rewarded her efforts
by voting her the Outstanding Faculty Member Award for 1995 and the Excellence
in Teaching Award in the College of Science of Engineering in 1996.
She was nominated three times for the Distinguished Teaching Award at UWB,
the highest teaching honor at the University of Washington,
and received the honor in
She is actively involved in service to the department, university, and
computing community. She has served as chair of the CSS Curriculum
Committee, the campus Curriculum Committee, and represented
Bothell on UW Curriculum Committee. She has
served on the campus Executive Council and Strategic Planning Committee,
Faculty Affairs Committee, Instructional/Research Support Committee,
Honors and Ceremony Committee, as well as involvement with many
other related activities.
She serves the computer science community by reviewing papers
for the annual SIGCSE, ITiCSE, and CCSC-NW conferences.
She is frequently invited to review papers for various journals.
CSS 161 -- Fundamentals of Computing
CSS 198 -- Supervised Study
CSS 301 -- Technical Writing for Computing Professionals
CSS 332 -- Comparison of Programming Languages
CSS 341 -- Fundamentals of Programming Theory & Applications
CSS 342 -- Mathematical Principles of Computing
CSS 343 -- Data Structures & Algorithms
CSS 442 (was CSSAP 442) -- Object-oriented Programming
CSS 443 (was CSSAP 443) -- Advanced Programming Methodologies
CSS 448 -- Translation of Programming Languages
CSS 497 -- Cooperative Education
CSS 498 -- Independent Study
CSS 499 -- Undergraduate Research
-- Discrete Mathematics and Algorithms
CSE 142 -- Computer Programming I
BCUSP 123 -- Functions, Models, and Quantitative Reasoning