Jean French - Coastal Carolina University
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Jean French

Professor, Computing Sciences and Department Chair

Jonathan Doe
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Academic Office and Classroom Building 2 (AOC2) 232

FALL 2021 Office Hours: 

TTH: 10:00a.m. - 10:50a.m., 12:05p.m. - 1:15p.m.

Wed: 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.


Before transitioning full-time to academia, Jean French held multiple positions in the information technology field including the web manager for the University. French is highly-trained in assessment is an ABET IDEAL Scholar and program evaluator. 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                               


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