Spotlight on Alumni

Kristine Nagel Advances Educational Technology at Georgia Gwinnett

Research

Kristine, as Associate Vice President for Educational Technology Development & Evaluation at Georgia Gwinnett College, has a leading role in planning, coordinating and supervising all activities related to the design, development and implementation of new academic and instructional tools at the newest four-year institution in the University System of Georgia (USG). She works with faculty and staff to improve the learning environment through the appropriate use of new technologies.  Kristine coordinates the college’s technology-evaluation activities with the other evaluation and assessment agencies in the college and the USG.  She also manages the development resources of the Office of Educational Technology and provides guidance and design assistance in the development and deployment of technologies throughout the college.  In addition to her administrative role, Kristine teaches Introduction to Programming (Java), and her current research explores how decentralized communication and other innovations affect the student experience in higher education.

Kristine earned her Ph.D. in computer science from Georgia Tech in 2006, her master's in computer science from the Florida Institute of Technology in 1985, her master’s in secondary school supervision and curriculum from the University of Miami in 1976, and her bachelor’s in mathematics from Georgia State University in 1972.

Honors/Awards

  • ACM SIG Computer Science Education Symposium, Program Committee Member, 2009-10
  • Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Scholarship, 2002
  • RCA Missile Test Project “STAR” Employee, 1985
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 1971-72
  • Pi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1971-72