Ellen Spertus

Ellen Spertus
Google, Mills College
Senior Research Scientist, Professor of Computer Science

Ellen Spertus is a professor of computer science at Mills College and a senior research scientist at Google. She received her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in computer science from MIT, where she first developed the interest in gender and computer science that has infused her career.  She has done research in compilers, computer architecture, artificial intelligence, online communities, and computer science education, helping create App Inventor for Android and the Code.org “Hour of “Code” tutorial with the goal of increasing the number and diversity of students exposed to computer science.  She lives in San Francisco with her husband and daughter.

Other Profiles you might like

Mark Guzdial

Mark Guzdial

Dr. Mark Guzdial is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the College of Engineering and a Professor of Information in the School of

Read More »
Carrie van Heyst

Carrie van Heyst

Carrie van Heyst is the co-founder of DevelopHer and was the co-founder of the gameboard company StockitToYa! Carrie is an experienced event producer and has

Read More »

Melissa Thomas-Hunt

Dr. Melissa Thomas-Hunt’s research activities focus on conflict management, negotiation, and collaboration processes. Her current research examines the contribution of expertise within diverse groups and

Read More »
Tommy Simpson

Tommy Simpson

Tommy Simpson, a Director within AT&T’s Information Technology organization, is responsible for leading its Technology Development Program, AT&T’s college new hire and intern development program. 

Read More »
Scroll to Top