Professor of Computer and Information Science
Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center
City University of New York
sdexter @t sci .dot. brooklyn .dot. cuny .dot. edu
0113 N (basement of Old Ingersoll)
Spring 2017 office hours
Th 1:00–2:00pm; 5.30pm–6.30pm
& by appointment
CISC 3110: Advanced Programming Techniques
CISC 3120: Design and Implementation of Software Applications I
PublicationsOfficial College Profile
The American Android
Supported by fellowships from the Brooklyn College Wolfe Institute for the Humanities and the PSC-CUNY Fellowship (i.e. sabbatical) program.
- "Machine Vision: A Guide to the Identification of Artificial Humans." Rutgers University Department of Art History, April 2016.
- "American Android: Artificial Humans in the US, 1895-2719." Presented at NEH-funded seminar on Technology, Self, and Society. LaGuardia Community College, October 2015
- "Gender in the Cybernetic Fold," presented at the CEPE/ETHICOMP 2014 Symposium celebrating women in computing
- "Technologies of Gender in Asimov's The Caves of Steel," presented at the 2014 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
- "The American Android: Sex, Suffrage, and Science Fiction," presented as part of the 2014 Wolfe Fellows Lecture Series.
Book manuscript in progress.
A digital transcription of the 1200-page diary of a 19th century actor. I serve as Director of Technology, writing custom code for the Drupal
-powered site, consulting on TEI
usage, and writing XSLT
to support transcription, proofreading, and publication.
: The Promise of Free and Open Source Software
Introduction to Programming Using Java:
An Object-Oriented Approach (2nd Edition)