Lisa C.  Kaczmarczyk Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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Lisa C. Kaczmarczyk


Lisa Kaczmarczyk PhD Consulting

Lisa is passionate about leveraging the power and ubiquity of computing to benefit society and the environment. She has taught Computer Science coursework across the curriculum at research universities, private undergraduate institutions and at community college and is currently Adjunct Faculty in the Computer Science Department at Harvey Mudd College. Dr. Kaczmarczyk’s consulting business provides research and evaluation services for the hi-tech industry and academia.

Biography

Lisa is a Program Evaluation and Assessment consultant in the private and public sectors. Many of her clients are university faculty performing research to improve computing education and broaden its appeal to non-traditional students. In addition, she serves as an Associate Editor of Inroads Magazine, the ACM publication for computing education professionals, is a member of the ACM Education Council and serves on the Advisory Board of Global Tech Women.

An enthusiastic writer, Lisa pens a quarterly column "Percolations" for Inroads magazine, and maintains a blog exploring a wide range of topics in Interdisciplinary Computing. Lisa has published numerous peer reviewed articles and served multiple times as committee member for the SIGCSE, ICER and Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conferences.

Lisa is passionate about reducing waste in society and cares deeply about the needless suffering in the world. When she is not writing, Lisa can be found exploring the outdoors or volunteering somewhere.

Education

    User Experience Research. Project evaluation & assessment plans in STEM higher education research & curriculum. Qualitative research methods including interviews, focus groups, surveys & ethnography. Usability design analysis. Spanish. French. Communicating information across functions & skill levels. Writing profiles of people & organizations working with computing technology. Teaching & training adults.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Computer Science and STEM education applied learning theory

Personal Interests

    Anything having to do with nature and the outdoors, photography.

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Books

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