Associate Professor of Computer Science
BA, Clarke University
MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sheila Castañeda is chair and associate professor of computer science at Clarke University. She received her master of science degree in computer science from the College of Wisconsin – Madison in 1979 and has been teaching at Clarke since then. Her professional interests include computer science education, programming languages and database systems. She is a member of the Computer Research Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in Computing (www.cra.org/Activities/craw) where she is co-director of the Career Mentoring Workshops. She is also a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and its Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE). Away from the office, she enjoys gardening, baking, traveling and spending time with her family.