Jean French - Coastal Carolina University
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Jean French

Professor, Computing Sciences and Department Chair

Contact Jean French

Academic Office and Classroom Building 2 (AOC2) 232


Office Hours Spring 2023

Available in person, via Microsoft Teams chat, or email.

  • Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday:  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:  10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Other appointments available upon request.


Before transitioning full-time to academia, Jean French held multiple positions in the information systems & technology field including web manager for the University. French is highly-trained in assessment is an ABET IDEAL Scholar and an ABET-CAC program evaluator for both information systems and information technology.  She is a member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the academic honor society of the Association for Computer Machinery. 

Current Appointments

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


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

Assessment, women in STEM, multimedia, web systems, affective information retrieval