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Christine Laurendeau

Instructor III and Assoc. Director (Recruitment/Outreach)

Degrees:Ph.D. Carleton University (2009), M.C.S. University of Ottawa (1992), B.Sc. (Comp.Sci.) University of Ottawa (1989)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 1253
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 a tenure-track Instructor (teaching professor). She served as Associate Director (Undergraduate) from 2011 to 2014, then as the School’s Co-op Faculty Advisor from 2014 to 2018.  She is currently the Associate Director (Recruitment and Outreach) for the School of Computer Science.  Dr. Laurendeau specializes in teaching first and second year computer programming courses, with a focus on software engineering.