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Christine Laurendeau

Instructor III & Deputy Director

Degrees:Ph.D. Carleton University (2009), M.C.S. University of Ottawa (1992), B.Sc. (Comp.Sci.) University of Ottawa (1989)
Website:Christine Laurendeau Homepage


After working in the high tech industry for nearly 10 years as a software developer and team leader, Dr. Laurendeau returned to academia in 2005 to pursue a doctorate in Computer Science at Carleton University. She completed her Ph.D. in 2009, and in the same year joined the School of Computer Science as an Instructor.

She served as Associate Director (Undergraduate) from 2011 to 2014, then as the School’s Co-op Faculty Advisor from 2014 to 2018.  More recently, she was the Associate Director (Recruitment and Outreach) from 2018 until June 2023.  She is currently the Deputy Director of the School of Computer Science.

Dr. Laurendeau specializes in teaching first and second year computer programming courses, with a focus on software engineering.