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Haverford College

Computer Science

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John P. Dougherty

Associate Professor and Chair of Computer Science


John Dougherty, or "J.D.", has worked at the College since 1997, and presently serves as Chair of the Department of Computer Science. His research interests include computing education and outreach, accessible computing, and dependable parallel/scientific computing. J.D. is a Senior Member of the ACM, in particular SIGCSE, having served as Symposium Chair in 2008 and in 2014, as well as Program Chair in 2007 and 2013 (Panels/SSs 2006; Publications 2005; Accessibility 2012).

Before Haverford, J.D. was an assistant professor of mathematics and computer science at Philadelphia University. He was educated entirely in the Philadelphia area, with a B.A. from La Salle College, M.S. from Drexel University, and Ph.D. from Temple University.

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