Identity in Computing Research

Undergraduate CS students: Are you interested in diversity, identity and cultural competence issues, especially in the computing environment? Join us in working toward equality and inclusion in computer science.

Current Researchers

Nicki Washington
Professor of the Practice, CS

Shaundra Daily
Associate Professor of the Practice, ECE, CS

Cecilé Sadler
Graduate Student, ECE


The Cultural Competence in Computing (3C) Program solicits two (2) undergraduate students to assist with the following activities across projects:

  • Identification/organization of content (prep packets and session pre-work)
  • Communication with prospective and current 3C participants (emails, Slack channel, etc.) and data collection (e.g., form distribution, etc.).
  • Session planning and implementation (logistics, Zoom chats/Q&As, etc.)
  • Data analysis(quantitative and/or qualitative, where applicable)
  • Report generation, tool updates, and more


Selected students are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • At least sophomore standing
  • Ability to work independently and in teams, as well as meet deadlines
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Python programming experience (3C Assessment) - especially pandas
  • Note: Students are not required to have completed COMPSCI 190/240 to apply.

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