Christina Gardner-McCune, Ph.D.

Christina Gardner-McCune, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director, Engaging Learning Lab

Primary Research Area

CS Education Research

Research Areas

CS Education Research, Educational Technologies, Human-Centered Computing, AI Education

Current Courses

CEN 3031 Introduction to Software Engineering
CIS 4930/6930 Introduction to CS Education Research


Postdoctoral Research, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012, Computer Science Education
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011, Computer Science
M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, Computer Science
B.S., Syracuse University, Computer Engineering
Study Abroad Program, CITY University of London, 2001, Computer Systems Engineering

Research Interests

Computer Science Education, AI Education, Design of Learning Technologies & Learning Environments, Curriculum Development & Assessment, K-12 Computing After-School & Summer Camps, Learning Sciences


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Awards & Distinctions

  • ACM Education Advisory Committee, 2020-2023
  • UF Faculty Career Influencer Award, 2020
  • Google Faculty In Residence Fellow, 2019
  • UF Graduate Student Champion Award, 2019


Contact Information


Engaging Learning Lab

Office: MH 5124

Lab Room: E445 CSE

Mailing Address:

432 Newell Drive
CSE 300
Gainesville, FL 32611