Susan Merritt

E-mail: smerritt@pace.edu

School/College: Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
Department(s): Computer Science West
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Education

Scheduled Courses

Fall 2014:
No courses scheduled.

View All Courses Taught
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing
  • CS 600: Indpndnt Study in Grad CS
  • CS 632: Directed Readings in CS
  • CS 654: Security in Comp Networking
  • CS 693: Thesis I
  • CS 694: Thesis II
  • DCS 991: Dssrttn for DPS in Cmptg II
  • IS 600: Grad IS / Ind Study (B)
  • IT 660: Network Security
  • Awards and Honors

    • Pace University, - Dyson Fellow
    • New York University, - NDEA Fellowship to New York University
    • NULL, - Women's News 20th Anniversary Edition
    • Seidenberg School, June 1, 2010 - Work Toward Greatness Award
    • NACTEL, January 1, 2004 - NACTEL Executive Board Award
    • NULL, January 1, 2004 - National Center of Excellence in Information Assurance Education
    • Committee on National Security Systems (NSS), December 1, 2003 - Certification of Information Assurance Curriculum
    • NULL, January 1, 2003 - Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) Institutional Service Award
    • Sloan-C Foundation, January 1, 2002 - Sloan-C Award for Excellence in Online Student Satisfaction
    • American Council on Education's National Network of Women Leaders, September 1, 2001 - Dr. Carol S. Russett Distinguished Service Award
    • NULL, October 1, 1998 - Led CSIS to Receive Homer & Charles Pace Award
    • NULL, December 31, 1996 - Five Year Appreciation Award, American Red Cross
    • IEEE Computer Society, December 31, 1990 - Certificate of Appreciation
    • NULL, December 31, 1987 - Society for Values in Higher Education
    • Pace University, December 31, 1986 - Upsilon Pi Epsilon
    • Pace University, December 31, 1983 - Dyson Fellow
    • NULL, December 31, 1983 - Sigma Xi
    • NULL, December 31, 1968 - Phi Beta Kappa
    • NULL, September 1, 1968 - Fellowship to New York University
    • NULL, June 1, 1968 - Kappa Gamma Pi

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    • Kappa Gamma Pi [Member]
    • Phi Beta Kappa [Member]
    • Phi Beta Kappa [Fellow]
    • Sigma Xi [Member]
    • Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Computer Science Honor Society [Member]
    • Association of Computer Science and Computer Engineering Chairs [Member] , January 1 , 1989
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) , January 1 , 1986
    • Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility [Member] , January 1 , 1983
    • Association for Computing Machinery [Member] , January 1 , 1971
    • Computer Science Accreditation Commission [Member] , January 1 , 1986

    Contract, Grants, and Sponsored Research

    • Merritt, S. & Lee, R. (2010, January 1). Use of mobile phone computing for development of student 21st century skills. Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation , Pace University , $10,000.00 . Funded,
    • Merritt, S. (2007, January 1). Ibm faculty award. IBM , Pace University , $25,000.00 . Funded,IT Job Market Research
    • Merritt, S. (2006, July 1). The alfred p. sloan foundation grant. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation , Pace University , $250,000.00 . Funded,Local Recruitment Efforts and Improved Student Support Services
    • Sachs, D. & Merritt, S. (2004, July 1). Sloan cable grant. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation , Pace University , $45,000.00 . Funded,NACTEL-like Program Development for Cable Industry
    • Merritt, S. (2004, July 1). Verizon foundation grant. Verizon , Pace University , $25,000.00 . Funded,In partnership with Westchester County Not-for-Profit Technology Council to provide timely technology information to Westchester County
    • Merritt, S. (2004, January 1). Ibm thomas j. watson research center. IBM , Pace University , $0.00 . Funded,Facilitated three Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) grants for establishment of Center for Agile Software Development
    • Merritt, S. (1999, January 1). U.s. department of education. Pace University , $0.00 . Funded,$997,000
    • Merritt, S. (1996, January 1). Sloan foundation grant. Sloan Foundation , Pace University , $759,000.00 . Funded,Four grants in 1996, 1997, 1998 & 1999 exceeding $759,000 for development of asynchronous distance learning
    • Merritt, S. & Anderson, D. (2001, September 15). High performance network connections for science and engineering research - hpnc: internet 2 at pace university. Pace University , Pace University , $150,000.00 . Funded,Effective 9/15/01, enabling Internet 2 connectivity for the whole University.
    • Merritt, S. (1996, September 1). Clout support. Westchester County Department of Social Services , Pace University , $617,777.00 . Funded,
    • Merritt, S. (1995, September 1). Clout support. Westchester County Department of Social Services , Pace University , $617,777.00 . Funded,
    • Merritt, S. (1994, September 1). Clout support. Westchester County Department of Social Services , Pace University , $721,560.00 . Funded,

    Publications

    • Grossman, F. & Merritt, S. (2011, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1). A research doctorate for computing professionals. Vol 54:04:00
    • Merritt, S. & Perry, M. (2010, June 1). The prealgorithmic basis for the mechanization of face-to-face interaction. Vol 275
    • Merritt, S. & Perry, M. (2010, June 1). The prealgorithmic basis for the mechanization of face-to-face interaction. Vol 271
    • Grossman, F. & Merritt, S. (2010, March 1). The dps in computing - the first ten years. Vol 272

    PRESENTATIONS

    • Merritt, S. (2011, April 6). Going Green: Moral Imperative and Balancing Act. Co-host. Pace University Law School, White Plains, NY
    • Merritt, S. (2004, December 31). Senior Women Leadership Summit. Chicago, IL
    • Stix, A. & Sullivan, J. E. (2004, June 10). 2nd Symposium on Intelligence and Security Informatics. "security informatics: a paradigmatic shift in information technology education". Tucson, AZ
    • Hale, N. L. & Merritt, S. (2003, December 31). EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. "pace university: transforming learning and teaching with online education". Baltimore, MD
    • Merritt, S. (2003, December 31). New York State Assembly Roundtable on Women and Technology in the 21st Century.
    • Merritt, S. (2002, December 31). Senior Women Leadership Summit. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    • Merritt, S. (2002, December 31). Teaching and Research Conference. Chaired 'women in computing: paths to doctoral education'.
    • Hale, N. L. & Merritt, S. (2002, December 31). The Eighth Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks. "policies and practices at pace university: a case study". Orlando, FL
    • Merritt, S. (2002, July 1). Computing Research Association Bi-Annual Meeting. Presented "industry expectations for industry professionals" by invitation as part of panel "when it becomes a profession". Snowbird, UT
    • Merritt, S. & Tappert, C. (2002, April 1). MASPLAS 2002.
    • Merritt, S. (2002, January 1). Bi-Annual Meeting for Deans of IT. "advisory boards and development for deans of it". Washington, DC
    • Sachs, D. & Merritt, S. (2001, October 1). Technology Transfer Summit. Columbia, Cornell, NYSTAR, State U of NY & Comm On Independent Colleges & Univ, Albany, NY
    • Merritt, S. (2000, December 31). Senior Women Leadership Summit. Cape Cod, MA
    • Merritt, S. (2000, November 9). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2000. "it: characterization, education, profession". Philadelphia, PA
    • Merritt, S. (2000, September 1). Hall of Science, Board. Computing connections. New York, NY
    • Merritt, S. (2000, September 1). New York Hall of Science. Addressed the board with her talk titled pace partnerships, computing connections. New York, NY
    • Merritt, S. (2000, July 1). Annual Summit of Deans of Schools with an IT Focus. Computing Research Association, Snowbird, Utah
    • Merritt, S. (2000, July 1). Annual Summit of Deans of Schools with an IT Focus. Csis new doctor of professional studies in computing. Computing Research Association, Snowbird, Utah
    • Merritt, S. (2000, July 1). CRA Bi-Annual Meeting. It, informatics and computer science and csis: school of it. Snowbird, Utah
    • Merritt, S. (2000, June 1). Best Practices for Recruiting Women in Computer Science Research. National Science Foundation and Computing Research Association, San Francisco, CA
    • Merritt, S. (2000, June 1). Computing Research Association Workshop. Resulted in "recruitment and retention of women graduate students in computer science and engineering. Computing Research Association, San Francisco, CA
    • Merritt, S. (2000, April 1). e-Higher Education Summit. Corporate university partnerships. Amelia Island, FL
    • Merritt, S. (1999, October 1). 5th International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks. Moving alns to the mainstream. College Park, MD
    • Merritt, S. (1999, August 1). Discrete Mathematics and Computer Science Concepts in the New High School Mathematics Curriculum. Acm model computer science curriculum. New York, NY
    • Merritt, S. (1998, July 22). Bi-Annual Snowbird Conference. Computer Research Association, Utah
    • Merritt, S. (1997, December 31). Senior Women Leadership Summit. San Jose, TX
    • Sachs, D. & Merritt, S. (1997, October 1). EDUCOM '97. "providing telecommunications education to students anytime, anywhere".
    • Merritt, S. (1997, March 1). ACM '97. "computer science as a discipline" at the nsf teacher enhancement workshop.
    • Merritt, S. (1996, July 1). Meeting. Computer Research Association, Snowbird, UT
    • Merritt, S. (1995, December 31). Annual Meeting. Council of Graduate Schools, Washington, D.C.
    • Merritt, S. (1995, March 1). ACM/SIGCSE '95 - Association for Computing Machinery: Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education. "a college preparatory course in computer science for all high school students". Nashville, TN
    • Merritt, S. (1994, December 31). Senior Women Leadership Summit. Washington, DC
    • Merritt, S. (1994, July 1). Meeting. Computer Research Association, Snowbird, UT
    • Merritt, S. (1994, May 1). The 1994 Association for Women in Computing Conference. "education for the year 2000". New York, NY
    • Merritt, S. (1994, March 1). ACM/SIGCSE '94 - Association for Computing Machinery: Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education. "a college preparatory course in computer science for all high school students". Phoenix, AZ
    • Merritt, S. (1993, February 1). ACM/SIGCSE '93 - Association for Computing Machinery: Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education. "a college preparatory course in computer science for all high school students". Indianapolis, IN
    • Merritt, S. (1992, December 31). The 1992 International Conference on Computers and Learning. "a college preparatory course in computer science for all high school students". Wolfville, Nova Scotia
    • Merritt, S. (1992, December 31). The 1992 National School Board Association. "a college preparatory course in computer science for all high school students". Dallas, TX
    • Merritt, S. (1992, December 31). The 1992 New York Association of Colleges of Teacher Educators (NYACTE). "from where i sit: technology and education". Albany, NY
    • Merritt, S. & Fischer, D. M. (1992, November 18). Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Policy, Research and Development in the Third World. Computers and sustainable development. Orlando, FL
    • Merritt, S. (1992, February 1). ACM/SIGCSE '92 - Association for Computing Machinery: Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education. "a college preparatory course in computer science for all high school students". Kansas City, MO
    • Merritt, S. (1991, June 1). The 1991 National Educational Computing Conference. Phoenix, AZ
    • Merritt, S. (1991, June 1). The 1991 National Educational Computing Conference. "a college preparatory course in computer science for all high school students". Phoenix, AZ
    • Merritt, S. (1991, June 1). The 1991 National Educational Computing Conference. Research workshop chair. Phoenix, AZ
    • Merritt, S. (1991, April 1). "Issues in Computer Science" Seminar. "a logical taxonomy of sorting algorithms". Pace University Computer Science Department
    • Merritt, S. (1991, March 1). ACM/SIGCSE '91 - Association for Computing Machinery: Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education. San Antonio, TX
    • Merritt, S. (1991, March 1). ACM/SIGCSE '91 - Association for Computing Machinery: Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education. "a college preparatory course in computer science for all high school students". San Antonio, TX
    • Merritt, S. (1990, October 1). The Annual Management of Information Systems Technology International Conference (MISTIC). "the network in your computer" with mercer. Minneapolis, MI
    • Merritt, S. & LoSacco, F. J. (1990, August 1). The Annual Conference of the Association of Management. "computers & privacy: a question of consent". Orlando, FL
    • Merritt, S. (1990, April 1). The Discrete Mathematics Seminar. "an inverted taxonomy of sorting algorithms". Pace University, Mathematics Department
    • Merritt, S. (1989, November 1). Conference for the Center for Applied Ethics. Summary presentation on "the ethical challenge of housing the homeless". Center for Applied Ethics, The Hastings Center and Pace University
    • Merritt, S. (1989, November 1). The 1989 Association for the Advancement of Policy, Research, and Development in the Third World (AAPRDTW) Conference: Professional Responsibilities in a Global Context. "telecommunications and community-based education". Puerto Rico
    • Merritt, S. (1985, December 1). Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility. Invited address, "professional responsibility". The New School, New York, NY

    University Service

    • Computer Science Accreditation Commission, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1995 to present [Committee Member]
    • NYS Education Department, Task Force on Distance Education [Committee Member]
    • Computing Reviews [Committee Member]
    • Task Force on Continuing, Corporate and Distance Education [Committee Chair]
    • Good Counsel Academy High School [President of the Board]
    • Pew Roundtable [Committee Member]
    • Preston High School [Trustee]
    • Pace University, Budget and Planning Committee [Committee Member]
    • American Red Cross, Technical Advisory Board [Committee Member]
    • National Science Foundation [Panelist]
    • Good Counsel Academy High School [Trustee]
    • CSIS Advisory Board [Organizer]
      Desc: Organized and sustained participation of active CSIS Advisory Board with members from some 25 organizations in New York City and Westchester
    • Pace University [Establisher]
      Desc: Established development program, including major corporation, foundation and individual gifts, as well as annual fund
    • New York Software Industry Assoc. (NYSIA) [Committee Member]
    • Siena College [Trustee]
    • Computer Accreditation Commission (CAC) [Commissioner]
      Desc: ABET Computer Accreditation Commission
    • Society of Information Management (SIM) [Committee Member]
    • Society of Information Management (SIM) [Vice President of Academic Affairs]
    • Westchester Information Technology Cluster [Committee Member]
    • Association for Computing Machinery [Distinguished Lecturer]
    • Association for Computing Machinery [Committee Chair]
    • NYU Multimedia Center, Advisory Board [Committee Member]
    • Pace University, Search Committee of Dean of Law School [Committee Chair]
    • Literacy Volunteers of Amerca - NYS, Technical Advisory Board [Committee Member]
    • Virtual Reality Inc., Scientific Advisory Board [Committee Member]
    • Association for Computing Machinery [Committee Member]
    • Pace University, Search Committee of Chief Information Officer [Committee Member]
    • Pace University, Task Force: University & Technology [Committee Chair]
    • Middle States Report Steering Committee, Academic Programs and Policies Committee, Governance and Admin. [Committee Member]
    • Pace University, Academic Program and Policies Committee, University Senate [Committee Chair]
    • Pace University, Search Committee of Dean of Law School [Committee Chair]
    • American Association of University Women, Pace University Delegate [Delegate]
    • Good Counsel Academy High School [President of the Board]
    • Good Counsel Elementary School [Trustee]
    • Sisters of the Divine Compassion [Committee Member]
    • Preston High School [Trustee]
    • Pace University, Educational Policies Committee, Board of Trustees [Liaison]
    • Pace University, Middle States Visit [Coordinator]
    • Pace University, Planning Process Steering Committee [Committee Member]
    • Faculty Effectivenesss & Enhancement Initiative, University Planning Process [Committee Chair]
    • Pace University, Search Committee of Dean of Lubin School of Business [Committee Member]
    • Pace University, Search Committee of Director of Academic Computing [Committee Member]
    • Pace University, Search Committee of Dean of Lienhard School of Nursing [Committee Member]

    PROFESSIONAL Service

    • Computing Research Association [Attendee, Meeting]
      Desc: Reviewer of Recruitment and Retention of Minority Graduate Students in Computer Science and Engineering