Samuel A. Rebelsky

Samuel A. Rebelsky

Samuel A. Rebelsky is a Professor of Computer Science at Grinnell College.  "SamR", as his students call him, has been at Grinnell since 1997.  He therefore considers himself part of the Grinnell class of 2001; he was made an honorary member of that class at their reunion in 2011.  He is also an honorary member of the Class of 2017.  Read more Rebelsky at his web site.  Rebelsky also maintains a 'blog, SamR's Assorted Musings and Rants, to which he posts daily, often about issues at Grinnell. For Fall 2018, Rebelsky is serving as a Digital Bridges Fellow at the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Iowa.


Academic interests

Functional programming. Algorithmic art. Computer science education. Diversity in STEM.  Women and minorities in computer science.

Education / degrees

Ph.D., 1993, University of Chicago
S.M., 1987, University of Chicago
S.B., 1985, University of Chicago

Campus phone
On-campus Address

Dept. of CS, Grinnell College (Science 3824)
1116 8th Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

Office hours

I am spending Fall 2018 at the University of Iowa.  However, I do my best to be at Grinnell on Mondays and generally have office hours from 9 to 11 a.m.  You can always find my office hour sign up at