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Jean French

Professor, Computing Sciences and Department Chair

Jonathan Doe
Contact Jean French
843-234-3430 jennis@coastal.edu

Academic Office and Classroom Building 2 (AOC2) 232


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Biography

Before transitioning full-time to academia, Jean French held multiple management positions in the information technology field including the web manager for her university. French is also highly-trained in assessment and is an ABET IDEAL Scholar. She earned her Bachelor of Science in environmental geosciences from Boston College (1995), an MBA from the University of Massachusetts / Boston (2000), and a Ph.D. in computer information systems from Nova Southeastern University (2011). She also earned a graduate certificate in information assurance: administration in information security from Nova Southeastern University while studying for her Ph.D. She is a member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the academic honor society of the Association for Computer Machinery. She is published in the fields of computer information systems for both pedagogy and field research.

Current Appointments

Professor, Computing Sciences, Coastal Carolina University: 2018 to present
Department Chair, Computing Sciences, Coastal Carolina University: 2018 to present                               

Education

Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems, 2011, Nova Southeastern University
Graduate Certificate, Information Assurance: Administration, Nova Southeastern University
M.B.A, 2000, University of Massachusetts/Boston
B.S. in Environmental Geosciences, 1995, Boston College

Teaching/Research Interests

Gender studies in STEM, multimedia, affective information retrieval