Joan E. DeBello

Associate Professor
Dr. DeBello is currently an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science and Chair for the Division of Computer Science, Mathematics and Science for the Collin's College of Professional Studies. She has received her Doctorate from Columbia University. While at St. John’s University, she has taught various mathematics courses including College Algebra, Statistics and Calculus and various programming courses in Java and C++. She is also active in grant writing and was a former CTL fellow. Additionally, she moderates the St. John's University ACM Student Chapter and is a board member and chair of Education for the ACM New York Metro Chapter. She is also the faculty coordinator for the Women In Science Program at St. John's. Her various research areas include increasing the number of women and under-represented in computer science and mathematics, Internet of Things, Mathematics in Sports, computer science and cyber security education, computational mathematics and game and gui programming.

Teaching Interests

Java programming
Data Structures
Calculus
Statistics
Algebra
Discrete Mathematics

Research Interests

Women and Minorities in Computer Science and Mathematics,
Mathematics in Sports,
Ethics in Computer Science,
Service Learning in Computer Science courses
Internet of Things
Technology to Improve Classroom Management
Teaching various audiences

Courses Taught

CUS
1113
COMPUTER PROGRAMM FUNDAMENTALS
CUS
1114
STRUCTURED PROG TECH
CUS
1115
COMPUTER PROG FUND I
CUS
1116
COMPUTER PROG FUND II
CUS
1124
INTRO TO DATA STRUCTURES
CUS
1126
INTRO TO DATA STRUCTURES
CUS
1144
OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING
CUS
1155
JAVA PROG & WWW
CUS
1192
COMPUTER SCIENCE INTERNSHIP
FSPG
001
FACULTY SEMINAR PROGRAM
FSPG
1
FACULTY SEMINAR PROGRAM
MTH
1003
INTRO TO COLLEGE MATH I
MTH
1004
INTRO TO COLLEGE MATH II
MTH
1008
MATRIX METHODS
MTH
1009
CALCULUS I
MTH
1011
CALCULUS III
MTH
1013
PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS I