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CRA is Growing! Help Us Build Our Team

CRA is growing! If you’re interested in working with some of the brightest minds in computing as they envision the future of computing, CRA wants you to join our team! We offer competitive pay with great benefits, flexible work arrangements, and a supportive team environment.

CRA is actively recruiting for several positions in educational initiatives, communications, data and evaluation, program support, research administration, and operations.

Please share these opportunities widely with your contacts! 

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Tracy Camp Named Computing Research Association Executive Director

The Computing Research Association recently announced Dr. Tracy Camp will become the organization’s fourth Executive Director in its 50 year history. Camp is the former Department Head of Computer Science at Colorado School of Mines. She brings to the role strong experience as a leader in the computing research community at the national level, a history spearheading diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in computing, and a detailed vision for leading the organization into the future. She will assume the role on July 1, 2022.

Senior Program Associate Khari Douglas Leaves the CCC

Senior Program Associate Khari Douglas is leaving the CRA and the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) after six years. During his time with the CCC, Douglas made a lasting impact on the organization running countless workshops, supporting members of the council, acting as the unofficial IT person, and revamping and maintaining the CCC website for clearer communications with the community. One of his greatest contributions was taking the initiative to start a podcast, “Catalyzing Computing” where he interviewed members of the computing research community and provided the opportunity for all to get to know researchers and their work on a more personal level.

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CRA and CERP Welcome Roohia Meer

CRA has recently hired Roohia Meer as a program assistant for the Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP). She supports CERP’s efforts aimed at broadening participation in computing research and education.

Roohia is originally from Quetta, Pakistan. She holds a Bachelor’s in sociology from Albion College and a Master’s in public policy from the University of Maryland. Before joining CRA, Roohia worked as a data analyst in enrollment management at the University of Maryland. She enjoys reading, cooking, and teaching ESL to refugees from Afghanistan.


CRA Executive Director Andrew Bernat Announces Retirement

After nearly 20 years at the helm of the Computing Research Association, Executive Director Andrew Bernat announced he will retire from his position as of September 1. Bernat joined CRA in 2002 and under his leadership the association has seen a dramatic, positive transformation, more than tripling in size and launching significant new efforts in research visioning, widening participation, and postgraduate support, while remaining the organization of record for computing research issues in Washington policy circles.


CRA and CERP Welcome Taniya Ross-Dunmore

CRA has recently hired Taniya Ross-Dunmore as a research assistant for CRA’s Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP). In this role, she will assist in CERP’s research and evaluation projects and tasks. Taniya holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in psychology from Spelman College where she obtained experience in data collection and evaluation, research methods, psychometrics, and more.