John P. Dougherty, or “J.D.”, is an Associate Professor and Chair of Computer Science at Haverford College, where he has worked since 1997. His research interests include computing education and outreach, accessible computing, and dependable parallel/scientific computing. J.D. is a Senior Member of the ACM, in particular, SIGCSE, having served as Symposium Chair in 2008 and in 2014, as well as Program Chair in 2007 and 2013 (Panels/SSs 2006; Publications 2005; Accessibility 2012).
Before Haverford, J.D. was an assistant professor of mathematics and computer science at Philadelphia University. He was educated entirely in the Philadelphia area, with a B.A. from La Salle College, M.S. from Drexel University, and Ph.D. from Temple University.