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Christine F. Reilly

Department Chair and
Associate Professor

Computer Science Department
Skidmore College

Curriculum Vitae

Spring 2024 Office Hours
Mondays 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tuesdays 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Thursdays 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
And by appointment


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.


(October 2021) Christine presented two papers at the FIE 2021 conference. Both papers are published in the conference proceedings.

(October 2020) Christine presented "Moving recursion out of the RDBMS for transactional graph workloads" at the UEMCON 2020 conference. The paper, co-authored with Matthew Clark '21, is published in the confernece proceedings.

(August 2020)Students (Selina Almasarwah and Matthew Clark) from Christine's research group presented the results of their summer collaborative research projects. Read the abstracts.

(April 2020) Christine's paper "Creation of a virtual machine for a database class" is 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 is available through IEEE Explore.

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

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