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Welcome New Board Members


CRA-WP recently welcomed four new board members: Sujata Banerjee, Lavanya Ramakrishnan, Cynthia Phillips, and Gonzalo Ramos. These new board members come from industry and government labs, and represent expertise in HCI, machine learning, data science, computer networking and algorithms.

CRA-WP also welcomed Lori Pollock, CRA-WP emerita, as a new associate board member from CRA-E. 

CRA-WP Co-Chair Susan Rodger Receives 2023 SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education


The 2023 SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education has been awarded to CRA-WP Co-Chair Susan Rodger, Professor, Department of Computer Science, Duke University, USA.

From the SIGCSE website:

The SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education honors an individual or group in recognition of a significant contribution to computer science education. The contribution may take many forms, such as: curriculum design, innovating teaching methods, textbook authorship, development of new teaching tools, or any of a number of other significant contributions to computer science education. The contribution should have had long lasting impact on, and made a significant difference in, computing education.

Congratulations Susan on this much deserved award!

Undergraduate BPC Literature Database Launch


By Chantra Nhien of the Momentum team
UCLA’s Momentum and CRA are excited to launch an Undergraduate BPC Literature Database that compiles scholarship on broadening participation in undergraduate computing. The focus of the included papers ranges from the implementation and evaluation of BPC interventions to theoretical pieces around broader social forces that cause longstanding inequalities in computing.