Carol Redfield


Carol Luckhardt Redfield, Ph.D. is Graduate Program Director for Computer Science and Computer Information Systems and an Associate Professor of Computer Science at St. Mary's University. She started at St. Mary’s in 1998 after being in the computer industry for over 15 years. She specializes in computer gaming, computer-based training systems, and expert systems. She has a Ph.D. from the U. of Michigan in Computer Science and Engineering. Her thesis work was in multiplayer gaming and artificial intelligence. She has a Master’s degree in mathematics and one in control engineering. Her Bachelor’s degree is in education with double majors in mathematics and psychology. Dr. Redfield has worked for Bell Labs, IBM, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), and Mei Technology Corporation. She has published 4 books and over 50 reviewed and invited papers. She has been an invited speaker for Star Trek conventions, chaired conferences, founded a charter school, led seminars for Landmark Education, and was inducted into the San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame. Dr. Redfield has served on committees for the National Space Society, San Antonio Space Society, John Jay Science and Engineering Academy, and Friends Meeting of San Antonio (Quakers). She is a consultant for Landmark Education and WebStudy. She plays and coaches Ultimate Frisbee. She is married to Joe Redfield, at SwRI, and has two children, Neil and Crystal.

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