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Professor of Computer Science

Union College

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Valerie Barr is a professor in the Computer Science Department at Union College. Before coming to Union, Prof. Barr was on the faculty at Hofstra University. During her graduate studies she also taught at Pratt Institute, Rutgers University, Mount Holyoke College, and Polytechnic University. She received her Masters degree from New York University and Ph.D. from Rutgers University. Her research interests are primarily in software testing, particularly applied to various kinds of artificial intelligence and language processing systems, and computer science education, particularly new curricula that will engage an increasingly diverse group of students in CS. In addition to serving as Chair of ACM-W, Valerie is currently on the ACM Education Council.