CEOHP collection summaries: Jane Prey

Jane Prey

Location(s) where grew up: Illinois

Location(s) for post-secondary education: B.S. Biology from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Champaign, IL USA; Ph.D. Education from University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA USA

Location(s) where employed: Lecturer in Computer Science Department at University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA USA; Program Director at the National Science Foundation in Washington, D.C.; Senior Research Program Manager at Microsoft Research in Redmond, WA USA

Career stage when interviewed: Had been working at Microsoft Research for about four years

Areas of interest: Building community within the computer science education community; the use of tablet technology in education

Highlights: Has served on the ACM SIGCSE Board and as the program or conference chair for several conferences; introduced the idea of First Timers lunch at the SIGCSE Technical Symposium

Interviewed July 15, 2007 by Barbara Boucher Owens