Carol gained her Ph.D. in the field of Cultural Studies in Computer Science
from the School of Computer Science (SCS), Carnegie Mellon University.
She taught Cultural Studies as a graduate instructor in the English department, Dietrich College of Humanities
and Social Sciences (formerly H&SS), for 4 years and also worked as a student
academic advisor. Prior to coming to the U.S. and transferring
to Carnegie Mellon, Carol was a Ph.D. student in English at the University
of London. She has a background in inner-city London high school teaching
and in hospital teaching. One of her great professional pleasures was
teaching at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital School (RNOH) just
outside London, England.
Carol is married to Alan Frieze, Professor of Mathematics at Carnegie
Mellon. They have two adult children, son Adam (currently teaching in
England) and daughter Nancy (physical therapist), son-in-law Joe (HS science teacher), and grandgirls Maisie, Molly, Gracie and Sophie. The family also includes Max, a Rottweiler mix.
Clockwise: Joe, Molly, Maisie, Sophie, Nancy and Gracie
Some favorite links:
Carol and Beatrice at Halloween 2004
to Carol's homepage