Areas of Expertise
University of North Florida
School of Computing
University of North Florida
Jacksonville, Florida 32224
904 620 1320
Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1989-93 (all academic and computing areas reported to that office, including library, enrollment services, sponsored research, etc.). Began several faculty development inititatives to support teacher/scholar model.
Team Chair and Program Evaluator for International and National accreditation (numerous USA visits), Computer Science and Information Systems, including Asia (3), Africa, and South America (2) (beginning in 1987)
Division Director for first accreditation of Computer Science at UNF (1987) which was during the 2nd national cycle of accreditation activities.
ACM Education Council
ACM Representative to CSAB Board (only person to serve 4 three-year terms).
Computer Science Education; Object-oriented Technologies; Distributed Systems; Artificial Intelligence
Program Reviews, Undergraduate and Graduate (across U.S.A and international)
Program Consultant for Computer Science (statewide and other--graduate and undergraduate), many programs across U.S.A.
Taught Database for Information Technology, C, Java, Discrete Structures, Data Structures, Artificial Intelligence, C and Unix, Information Systems for non-majors, and other courses (many also in mathematics).
1993 Harvard University, Institute for Educational Management
1984 MS Master of Science, Computing Science Education, University of Evansville
1970 Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy, Mathematics, University Of Notre Dame
1966 MA Master of Arts, Mathematics, Indiana University, Bloomington
1964 BA Bachelor of Arts Mathematics, Summa Cum Laude, St. Benedict's College
2007-- Professor, School of Computing,University of North Florida
1984-2007 Professor, Computer and Information Sciences, University of North Florida
1981-1984 Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science, Valdosta State University
1977-1981 Associate Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science, Valdosta State University
1975-1977 Associate Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science, Gonzaga University
1970-1975 Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Gonzaga Univeristy
1966-1970 Teaching Assistant, University of Notre Dame
1965-1966 Teaching Assistant, Indiana University
MAJOR ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES
Year Academic Title Institution
1990-1993 Vice President for Academic Affairs,University of North Florida
1989-1990 Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of North Florida
1984-1990 Founding Director, Division of Computer and Information Sciences, University of North Florida
1981-1981 Acting Dean, Arts and Sciences' Budget, Valdosta State University
1977-1984 Department Head, Mathematics and Computer Science, Valdosta State Univeristy
1974-1977 Chairperson, Mathematics and Computer Science, Gonzaga Univeristy
(Selected) UNF COMMITTEE EXPERIENCE
UNF Presidential Professor
UNF Distinguished Professor
CCEC Curriculum Committee Chair
SoC Curriculum Committee Chair
SoC Faculty Search Committees
UNF Promotion and Tenure Committee
SoC Promotion and Tenure Committee
2009 Outstanding Contributions to CAC/ABET
2003 Designated CSAB Fellow in recognition of outstanding professional volunteer contributions to the computing sciences and accreditation
2001 Distinguished Contributions Toward Ensuring Quality Education in the Computing Sciences and Dedicated Service to the Computer Science Accreditation Commission of the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board
1995 Distinguished Contributions Toward Ensuring Quality Education in the Computing Sciences and Dedicated Service to the Computer Science Accreditation Commission of the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board
2008-- ABET Support Facilitator
2007-- Computing Sciences Accreditation Board Chair or Member, Recruitment and Selection
2005-2011 Computing Science Accreditation Board Representative Director
1999-2001 Computing Sciences Accreditation Board President
1998-2004 Computer Science Accreditation Board Representative Director
1998-1999 Computing Sciences Accreditation Board Vice President
1994-1995 Computer Science Accreditation Commission Chair
1993-1994 Computer Science Accreditation Commission Vice Chair
1992-1993 Computer Science Accreditation Commission Secretary
1990-1996 Computer Science Accreditation Commission Executive Committee
1988-- Computing Accreditation Commission Commissioner and/or Team Chair
1984-- ACM Member
1996-2011 IEEE-CS Member
Upsilon Pi Epsilon (Computing) Honor Society Inductee
Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics) Honor Society Inductee
Grants and Contracts Awarded
2013-2013 UNF Principal Investigator Summer Teaching (Building Blocks to Invent Mobile Apps with Smart Phones)
2006-2006 UNF Principal Investigator Summer Teaching
1998-1998 UNF Principal Investigator Summer Teaching
1979-1979 National Science Foundation Principal Investigator Secondary Science Training Program
1977-1977 National Science Foundation Principal Investigator Secondary Science Training Program
1975-1975 National Science Foundation Evaluator Chatauqua Short Course
1972-1972 National Science Foundation Evaluator Summer Institute
Publications & Presentations
C Through UNIX, Wm. C. Brown Publishers (427 pages) with Instructor's Manual (163 pages) and diskettes. ISBN 0-697-03383-X, 1992
Articles, Presentations and Workshops
2013 Panelist at Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education, "Is there value in ABET Accreditation", Denver, CO , March, 2013
2001 Refereed Workshop for Frontiers in Education conference, October 13, 2001, Understanding and Developing Assessment Materials for Computing Criteria 2000, Reno, Nevada
2001 Oral presentation at the Twelfth International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, April, 2001, A Structured, Comparative, Module-Based Approach for Teaching Java in Data Structures Courses
2001 Refereed Workshop for Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education, February 23, 2001, Assessment of Objectives for Accreditation
2000 Oral Presentation to ACM student chapter, Sheepskins, Societies, and Sciences, December 2000
2000 Member of Panel on Directions in Accreditation of Computing Programs, Frontiers in Education, October 2000, Kansas City, Missouri
2000 Chair of Panel on the Integration of CSAB's Accreditation Services with ABET, Computing Research Association, July 11, 2001, Snowbird, Utah
2000 Presentation on Future Directions in Accreditation at ABET Annual Meeting, March 18, 2000, Baltimore, Maryland
2000 Member of Panel on Accreditation with ABET/CSAB, Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education, March 10, Austin, Texas
1999 (Invited) Distributed Java Objects, ITEC, May, 1999, Jacksonville, Florida
1998 Panelist for Computer Science Accreditation: Current Status and Future Directions, Frontiers in Education Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, November , 1998
1998 (Invited) Remote Java Objects, ITEC, June 1998, Jacksonville, Florida
1998 (Invited) Animation Using Java Threads, ITEC, June 1998, Jacksonville, Florida (joint)
1998 Panelist for Computer Science Accreditation: Current Status and Future Directions, SIGCSE, Atlanta, Georgia, February 26, 1998
1997 Panelist for Computer Science Accreditation: Current Status and Future Directions, Frontiers in Education Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 1
1995 "Internet Sparks Interest" presented at the National Conference on Teaching and Learning (oral)
1988 "The Changing Profile of the Student Enrolled in the Introductory Computer (Literacy) Course (with Jean B. Martin), published in the Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference.
1988 "Profiles of Today's Computer Literacy Students: An Update (with Jean B. Martin), Proceedings of the Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education, Association for Computing Machinery, Volume 20, Number 1, February, pgs. 235-239.
1986 "A Profile of Today's Computer Literacy Student" (with Jean B. Martin), Proceedings of the Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education, Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 18, Number 1, Feb., pgs. 27-33.
1984 "Student Performances and Student Perceptions of 'Principles of Computer Programming'", Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education, Association for Computing Machinery, September, pgs 29-33.
1984 "The Role of Operations Research and Discrete Structures in a Computer Science Curriculum", Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education, Association for Computing Machinery.
1979 "Book Review of An Introduction to Mathematical Models in the Life and Social Sciences, by Michael Olinick, Two Year College Mathematics Journal, Volume X, Number 5, November, pgs. 355-356.
1973 "Orthogonal Groups over R(PI)", American Journal of Mathematics, Volume XCV, Number 1, Spring, pgs. 59-79.
1972 Abstract of "Orthogonal Groups over R(PI)", Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Volume 19, Number 1, January, Page A85.
2007 Oral presentation at the Eighteenth International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, April, 2007, Procedures or Objects First? A Preliminary Analysis for Computer Science.