Katrina LaCurts

Lecturer in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

Katrina is a lecturer in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department at MIT, as well as the Undergraduate Officer for the department.  She specializes in teaching large undergraduate computer systems courses and in academic advising for undergrads.  She has also taught introductory discrete math to high school students as part of the Women’s Technology Program and through MIT BLOSSOMS.

Katrina was a member of MIT’s Teaching and Learning Lab’s inaugural Faculty Cohort and is currently a member of the Dean’s Action Group for disseminating evidence-based teaching practices.  In 2016, she received both the HKN Best Instructor Award and the EECS Outstanding Educator Award.

Katrina received her PhD in computer science from MIT in 2014, her SM in computer science from MIT in 2010, and her bachelor’s degrees in computer science and mathematics from the University of Maryland in 2008.