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Computer Science

Lisa N. Michaud

lmichaud_photoLisa N. Michaud

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
B.A. Computer Science / English Literature, Williams College; M.S. and Ph.D. Computer and Information Sciences, University of Delaware

Lisa joined the Merrimack Computer Science faculty in Fall 2010. She previously taught at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire and Wheaton College in Massachusetts. She likes teaching across the Computer Science curriculum, and here at Merrimack will be responsible for Artificial Intelligence, Database Principles, Programming Languages, and the Writing Intensive capstone courses Software Engineering and Intelligent Tutoring Systems.

Lisa’s research is in the intersection of Computational Linguistics, Intelligent Tutoring System design, and User-Adaptive Systems. She has done extensive work in creating adaptive systems for learners of second languages. Her primary interests lay in the automatic analysis of learner language and the modeling of user linguistic proficiency. Her current project is King Alfred, a tutoring sytem for students studying Anglo-Saxon literature.

See Lisa’s Website for more information.