School of Computer Science

Carol Frieze, Ph.D.

Office: GHC 4111
Phone: 412-268-9071

email: cfrieze @ cs.cmu.edu


Teaching: Images of Computing
Undergraduate Course 15-296
Spring Semester
Monday and Wednesday 10:30am to 11:50am
Gates 4101
Units: 6 (mini)

Director: Women@SCS and SCS4ALL, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon

  • SCS4ALL -- an SCS wide, graduate and undergraduate organization working to promote diversity in the School of Computer Science and to broaden interest, understanding and diversity in computing fields through outreach.
  • Women@SCS -- an SCS wide organization working to promote, create and encourage women's academic, social and professional opportunities in the computer sciences and to promote the breadth of the field and its diverse community.
  • OurCS -- a 3 day research-focused workshop at CMU for undergraduate women in the USA and abroad.
  • SCS Representative for NCWIT and Pacesetters and AccessComputing
  • TechNights -- Creative Technology Nights is a program focused on exposing middle and high school girls to creative technologies.
  • TechNights Movie
  • School of Computer Science Outreach Roadshow (demonstration version)
  • "Adventures in Computing": Weekly Computer Science Activities Sessions at SciTech School

School of Computer Science (SCS)

Research and Papers

Dr. Frieze gained her doctorate in the field of "Cultural Studies in Computer Science" from the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University. Thesis title: "The Critical Role of Culture and Environment as Determinants of Women's Participation in Computer Science". Her research interests include the culture of computing, broadening participation in computing fields, diversity issues, gender myths and stereotypes.

CREU (Collaborative Research Experience for Undergraduates)

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