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Christine F. Reilly

Assistant Professor
Charles Lubin Family Chair for Women in Science

Computer Science Department
Skidmore College

Spring 2020 Office Hours
Wednesdays 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Thursdays 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM


Information for students in my current classes, and resources for college students.


Information about my current research projects.


Resources for K-12 CS education, and resources for promoting inclusion in CS.


(January 2020) Christine's paper "Creation of a virtual machine for a database class" is accepted for presentation at the CCSC-NE 2020 conference. This paper will be published in the Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 35(8), 2020.

(January 2020) Christine presented "A generic RDBMS schema for property graphs" as a Spotlight Talk and Poster Presentation at Northeast Database Day 2020.

(January 2020) Christine presented "Parallel traversal of graphs stored in RDBMSs" during the Gong Show at CIDR 2020. Read the Extended Abstract.

(October 2019) Christine presented her paper "A case study in constructivist pedagogy in a computer organizaiton course." at FIE 2019. This paper was written in collaboration with Dr. Joan Ann Swanson. Read the paper, and download the corresponding course materials. The official version of this paper will be available through IEEE Explore.

(June 2019) Christine contributed a commentary on the Skidmore First-Year Experience Summer Reading.

(April 2019) Students (John Litscher and Kun Zhou) from Christine's research group presented a poster at the CCSC-NE 2019 Confernece. Read the abstract.

(January 2019) Christine presented "Storing and querying social graph data on a variety of distributed systems" during the Gong Show at CIDR 2019. Read the Extended Abstract.

(October 2018) Christine presented her paper "Experience with active learning and formative feedback for a SQL unit" at FIE 2018. Read the paper, and download the corresponding course materials. The official version of the paper is available on IEEE Explore.

(August 2018) Students (Esteban Acosta and John Litscher) from Christine's research group presented a poster during the Skidmore College Faculty Student Summer Research Program final presentations. Read the abstract.

About Me

My research areas are distributed data storage and computer science education. I teach computer systems courses and introductory computer science courses. Computer science is a useful and valuable area of study for everyone, and I engage in various outreach activities to encourage people to learn about computer science.

Please view my Curriculum Vitae for details about my professional background.

Contact Information

Email: creilly@skidmore.edu
Telephone: 518-580-5448

Office: Harder 204-B

Mailing Address:
Skidmore College
Computer Science Department
815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, New York 12866