Academics: Faculty

Andrea W. Lawrence, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Computer and Information Sciences
Office: 404-270-5875
Fax: 404-270-5881
Location: Science Center 314, Box 362

Educational Background:
Georgia Institute of Technology, Ph.D.
Atlanta University, M.S.
Purdue University, B.S.

Professor: Computer Science at Spelman since 1983
Activities: Center for Scientific Applications of Mathematics

Courses Taught:

  • CIS 313 Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis
  • CIS 121 Computer Science I
  • CIS 302 Design and Management of Information Systems
  • CIS 456 Human Computer Interaction
  • CIS 346 Theory of Programming Languages

Current Research Interest:

  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Antarctic Ice
  • Algorithm Visualizations

Special Teaching Interests:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Languages
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Beginning Programming
  • Areas of Supervision of Independent Study:
  • Animations and Visualization
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Human Computer Interaction

Professional Leadership:
Immediate past president, ADMI (Association of Departments of Computer Science/Engineering at Minority Institutions)

Recent Awards:

Science Maker 2012