Faculty

The Computer Science Department is proud to offer its students a diverse faculty who have years of industry and academic experience.

Full-Time Faculty

Barry Brown

Barry Brown spent seven years in the IT industry before coming to Sierra College in 2002. He has worked for Hewlett-Packard and two dot-com startups in the Sacramento region. His B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science both come from UC San Diego.

Prof. Brown teaches the following classes:

  • CSCI 12 - Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
  • CSCI 13 - Intermediate Object-Oriented Programming
  • CSCI 26 - Discrete Structures
  • CSCI 46 - System Programming in C
  • CSCI 50 - Introduction to Unix
  • CSCI 52 - Introduction to SQL

Bill Cole

Prof. Cole teaches the following classes:

  • CSCI 10 - Introduction to Computing
  • CSCI 27 - Visual Basic I
  • CSCI 54 - Visual Basic II
  • CSCI 62 - Web Programming I
  • CSCI 63 - Web Programming II

Mike Dobeck

Prof. Dobeck teaches the following classes:

  • CSCI 10 - Introduction to Computing
  • CSCI 12 - Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
  • CSCI 13 - Intermediate Object-Oriented Programming
  • CSCI 39 - Assembly Language
  • CSCI 70 - Microcontroller Programming

Adjunct Faculty

Gita Faroughi

  • CSCI 12 - Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming

Susie Herberholz

Bill Hooper

  • CSCI 66 - C++ Programming
  • CSCI 76A - Game Development I

Tim McGowen

  • CSCI 59P - PHP Programming
  • CSCI 59R - Ruby on Rails

Dave Parker

  • CSCI 79 - Mobile Device Programming

Dianne Perreault

  • CSCI 55 - ASP.NET Programming

Ed Przepiorski

  • CSCI 10 - Introduction to Computing