Joanne CohoonJoanne Cohoon

Dr. Joanne McGrath Cohoon holds positions as Senior Research Scientist at the National Center for Women & IT and as Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at the University of Virginia. In both positions, she employs perspectives and methods from sociology to study gender, technology, and education. Funding from the National Science Foundation, the Computing Research Association, NCWIT, and the Sloan Foundation makes possible Cohoons nationwide studies of recruitment and retention in computing. Her results are reported in scholarly journals and a recent book, co-edited with William Aspray, from MIT Press Women and Information Technology, Research on Underrepresentation.