Areas of expertise:

  • Computing education
  • Human-computer interaction

Research Interests:

  • development of computational algorithmic thinking
  • complex cognitive skill development
  • access to healthcare information and services for under-served populations
  • intersectionality in computing
  • computer-supported collaborative learning

Keywords/Tags: computational thinking, computational algorithmic thinking, healthcare information accessibility, game design for social change, cognitive skill/capability development, scientific reasoning using expert cases. 

Her research interests include exploring the development of computational algorithmic thinking, Intersectional Computing promoting access to healthcare information and services for under-served populations, improving reasoning using expert cases, scientific reasoning, complex cognitive skills learning, and computer-supported collaborative learning.  

Research projects:

  • Supporting Computational Algorithmic Thinking (SCAT)
  • Mtoto-Bebe
  • It's All In The Mix
  • Bedside Manner Experience Development (BedMED)

Research Areas:

  • Human-computer interaction
  • STEM education
Computer Software, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, Computer Science, 2006
BS, Spelman College, Computer Science, 1999