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Henry M Walker
Samuel R. and Marie-Louise Rosenthal Professor of Natural Science and Mathematics

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Distinguished Educator, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

2013 Award for Lifetime Service to the Computer Science Community by ACM's Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE)

9 textbooks

over 35 columns for ACM/SIGCSE Inroads

over 40 published papers, articles, reports

external reviewer for over 35 departments and programs of computer science or mathematics and computer science

Advanced Placement Consulting (6 years grading calculus, 27 years grading computer science, recent member of the AP CS A Development Committee), consultant


Campus Phone: 

(641) 269-4208


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On-Campus Address: 

Noyce Science Center, Room 2806
1116 Eighth Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

Office Hours: 

Office hours are posted weekly on the bulletin board outside my office door.

Education / Degrees: 

Ph.D. in mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973
M.S. in computer science, University of Iowa, 1979
B.A. magna cum laude with highest honors in mathematics, Williams College, 1969

Primary Academic Interest: 

Computer science: education
algorithms (parallel and sequential)
Web-based applications (interfaces scripting privacy and databases)

Curriculum Vitae/Resume: