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Introduction

I have been a Computer Science instructor at Santa Barbara City College since 1994. I teach courses titled Object-Oriented Programming with C++ and Introduction to Programming (in Python). Before coming to SBCC, I worked at Lockheed in Sunnyvale on satellites doing systems engineering, hardware design and computer programming.

Education

Technical Interests

  • Assembly Language
  • Digital Design, State Machine Design
  • Computers, especially Computer Architecture
  • Computer Graphics and Animation
  • Programming Languages
  • Internet

Personal Information

  • Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Ojai resident for many years
  • Mother of three children, Joseph, Rachel, and Jesse
  • Married to Steve Kuehn: a structural engineer, a great cook, surfer, and AYSO soccer coach
  • Hobbies include: walking, hiking, camping, reading, spending tiem with my family, and watching movies
  • Movie Recommendations: Shawshank Redemption, Life is Beautiful, Erin Brokavitch, Mystic River, and Stand and Deliver
  • Book Recommendations: Ten Things I Wish I’d Known-Before I Went Out into the Real World by Maria Shriver, Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt, Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts, and Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling