CRA-E Graduate Fellow
University of Chicago
Jean is a computer science Ph.D. student and NSF Graduate Fellow at the University of Chicago working with Professor Diana Franklin. She earned her M.S. from UChicago in 2020 and her B.S. from the University of Virginia in 2017, both in computer science. Her research interests include computer science education and human-computer interaction. Her doctoral research focuses on identifying barriers young children face when learning how to program and developing strategies to overcome such barriers. Her work has been presented at the Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), International Computing Education Conference (ICER), Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (SIGCHI), and Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing, and has also earned an honorable mention for Best Paper at CHI.