Staff Directory

Jeffrey Forbes

Jeffrey Forbes portrait
Email:
jforbes@nsf.gov
Phone:
(703) 292-8950
Room:
C 10049
Organization:
CNS
Title:
Program Director

Program Responsibilities:
Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC)
Broadening Participation in Computing Alliance Program (BPC-A)
Computer Science for All (CSforAll: Research and RPPs)

Biography:

Jeff Forbes is the lead Program Director for the Education & Workforce program in the National Science Foundation's Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering, managing programs that address the critical and complex issues of education and broadening participation in computing. He is currently the Director of Research & Policy for the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech. From 2001-2019, Jeff was on the faculty of Duke University where he was an Associate Professor of the Practice of Computer Science. He received his BS and PhD in computer science from Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, respectively. His research interests include computer science education, social information processing, and learning analytics.