Kathi Fisler

Computer Science Professor at Brown University and Bootstrap co-Director

Kathi Fisler is a Research Professor of Computer Science at Brown University and co-director of Bootstrap, an outreach program that integrates computing and data science into existing classes in middle- and high-schools. After an initial career in formal methods, she now focuses her research on computing education at the pre-college and college levels. She's currently working on blending data science and computer science into "Data-Centric Computing", a new model for introductory computing curricula that leverages many features of functional programming.