Barnard names Rebecca Wright, Yale CS alumna, as inaugural computer science director

September 20, 2018

Professor Rebecca N. Wright (CS PhD ‘94) has been named as Barnard’s inaugural director of the computer sciences program, Barnard College President Sian Beilock and Provost Linda Bell announced Monday morning.

Wright, who will begin her role as the director of the Diana T. Vagelos and P. Roy Vagelos Computational Science Center in January, has been a professor at Rutgers since 2007, where she served as the director of the Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. at Yale.

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