CEOHP collection summaries: Gordon Davies

Gordon Davies

Location(s) where grew up: Crewe, England, U.K. (30 miles south of Manchester)

Location(s) for post-secondary education: Bachelor's degree in physics at the University of Liverpool, Liverpool, U.K. Master's degree at University of London;

Location(s) where employed: Teaching maths and physics at a secondary school in Manchester, U.K.; teaching positions at University of London, Imperial College (in Kensington, U.K.); helped start the computer science department at University College London (UCL); 22 years on the faculty of The Open University in Milton Keynes, U.K.

Career stage when interviewed: Retired from The Open University; active as a volunteer with ACM

Areas of interest: Accreditation and curricular issues for computer science

Highlights: Served on the Committee for Accreditation of the British Computer Society (BCS); member of the Joint Task Force for Computing Curricula 2001 and 2005

Interviewed June 26, 2007 by Barbara Boucher Owens