Laurie Murphy
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Computer Science & Computer Engineering
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, Washington 98447
Office: Morken Center Rm 251
Telephone: 253.535.8729
Email: lmurphy [at] plu [dot] edu
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Publications Google Scholar Citations Current vita

This semester I'm teaching CSCE 270 - Data Structures.

Course Web Pages

Research and Professional Activities

My main research interest is Computer Science Education, in particular active and cooperative learning, classroom assessment, novice debugging, pair programming, and increasing the participation of women and underrepresented minority students in CS. Currently I am working with an international research group to investigate data structures students' understanding of object oriented programming and recursion.
List of publications, Google Scholar page

I am Editor (jointly with Sally Fincher) for the journal Computer Science Education.
See my CV for other activities.

Professional Organizations