Theresa Wilson, Ph.D.

Theresa WilsonVisiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science
BDK Science Center 329E
(937) 327-7861

Theresa Wilson graduated from the College of Wooster with a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science. She earned her Master's Degree in Computer Science and her Ph.D. in Intelligent Systems from the University of Pittsburgh.

Prior to her teaching career, Dr. Wilson worked as a researcher at the University of Edinburgh and at Johns Hopkins University, where she worked on the automatic recognition of opinions and sentiments in human language.

Dr. Wilson most enjoys teaching introductory computer science classes, and her work currently focuses on developing resources, such as coding problem banks and POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) activities, to aid in teaching computer science.

When not teaching, Dr. Wilson can most often be found walking her dog, Ruthie, playing referee to her four cats, reading for fun, or learning about whatever new thing has most recently caught her fancy.

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