Professor of Computer Science
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Philosophy
Faculty in the Neural & Behavioral Sciences
Foundations of Data Science Institute
Associate Director for Education & Diversity,
Center for Science of Information

Mailing Address:
Computer Science
247 Park Science Building
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Voice: (610) 526-7485
Fax: (610) 526-5086
Email: dkumar at brynmawr dot edu

On Leave Spring 2023

Travels (2023):

  • Honolulu, Los Angeles, Devner, Phoenix, Miami, Toronto,...

Research interests: Artificial Intelligence, BDI Architectures, Robotics, Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Science of Information, Data Analysis and Visualization, AI Education, Evolutionary Computation, Programming Paradigms, Computer uses in Education.


Teaching Resources

My ACM Inroads Columns:

  • A Maniacal Search for Truth in Comics, ACM Inroads Magazine, March 2010. [Link]
  • Language Wars & False Dichotomies, ACM Inroads Magazine, September 2010. [Link]
  • Top Secret Rosies, ACM Inroads Magazine, March 2011. [Link]
  • Ready for a Third peak? ACM Inroads Magazine, September 2011. [Link]
  • Taking Stock. ACM Inroads Magazine, March 2012. [Link]
  • Data Science Overtakes Computer Science? ACM Inroads Magazine, September 2012. [Link]
  • 2012: Celebrating Alan Turing Year. ACM Inroads Magazine, March 2013. [Link]
  • The Changing, Not Evolving, Pedagiogy of CS1. ACM Inroads Magazine, September 2013. [Link]
  • Digital Playgrounds for Early Computing Education. ACM Inroads Magazine, March 2014. [Link]
  • Disrupting the Cultural Capital of Brogrammers. ACM Inroads Magazine, September 2014 [Link]
  • Mind the Gap. ACM Inroads Magazine, March 2016. [Link]
  • Postcards from the UK: CS for all. ACM Inroads Magazine, September 2016. [Link]
  • The Language of Computing. ACM Inroads Magazine, March 2017. [Link]
  • TL;DR "Best Practices" of Student Learning (And How to Bust Them), December 2017. [Link]
  • Tools from the education industry, September 2018 [Link]
  • Lab Culture versus Hackathons, To Appear in 2019 [Link]

My ACM Intelligence Magazine (Formerly, SIGART Bulletin) Columns:

Curriculum Descant



Other Stuff