Profile – Owens

Emeritus Faculty

Computer Science Department
Southwestern University

1001 East University Ave.
Georgetown, TX 78628

+1 (512)869-0031


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Barbara Boucher Owens recently retired from the Computer Science Department at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. She has been in the computing field since 1967 and began teaching in 1970. She is an ACM Distinguished Educator, a past chair of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education, a member of the ACM Education Council, the ACM Council on Women, and the USACM Council. She is a past-president of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, and co-founder of its South Central Conference. She is co-leader of the Computing Educators Oral History Project (CEOHP) and an ABET evaluator. She holds a PhD from NYU, MA from the University of Texas at Austin and BA from Ohio Wesleyan University.