Associate Professor of Computer Science
- Email: email@example.com
- Office: Riley Hall 200-H
Andrea Tartaro is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Furman University in Greenville, SC. She earned her Ph.D. in Technology and Social Behavior, a joint Ph.D. in Computer Science and Communication Studies, at Northwestern University and her B.A. in Computer Science at Brown University. Dr. Tartaro is a proponent of undergraduate research experiences and expanding the role of computer science as a liberal arts discipline. Towards these goals, she is co-director of the Computing in Community at Furman program, which funds faculty-student research collaborations between Computer Science and other disciplines. Dr. Tartaro conducts human-centered design research to support education and behavior change, and has worked with over 30 undergraduate students as well as collaborators in History, Communication Studies, Chemistry, Biology, and Psychology.
- Ph.D., Northwestern University
- B.A., Brown University
- Liberal Arts Computing
- Human-centered Design
- Teresco, J.D., Tartaro, A., Holland-Minkley, A., Braught, G., Barnard, J., & Baldwin, D. (2022). CS Curricular Innovations with a Liberal Arts Philosophy. SIGCSE ’22: Proceedings of the 53rd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, 537-543. ACM Press.
- Davis, J., Tartaro, A., & VanDeGrift, T. (2021). Demystifying the Tenure-Track Faculty Search in Computer Science. SIGCSE ’21: Proceedings of the 52nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, 844-850. ACM Press.
- Kawas, S., Yuan, Y. DeWitt, A. Jin, Q., Kirchner, S., Bilger, A., Grantham, E., Kientz, J.A., Tartaro, A., & Yarosh, S. (2020). Another Decade of IDC Research: Examining and Reflecting on Values and Ethics. Proceedings of Interaction Design and Children. ACM Press.
Additional Professional Activities
- Furman STEM Inclusive Excellence Team Leadership, 2019-present
- Co-director, Computing in Community @ Furman, 2017-present