Scott Dexter

Professor of Computer and Information Science
Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center

Director of the Roberta S. Matthews Center for Teaching, Brooklyn College

City University of New York

sdexter @t sci .dot. brooklyn .dot. cuny .dot. edu
718.951.5000 x2048
0113 N (basement of Old Ingersoll)

Fall 2018 office hours

W 5:00pm–6:00pm;
& by appointment

Current Teaching

CISC 3115: Introduction to Modern Programming Techniques


Official College Profile
Curriculum Vitae (August 2018)

Current Projects

The American Android

Supported by fellowships from the Brooklyn College Wolfe Institute for the Humanities and the PSC-CUNY Fellowship (i.e. sabbatical) program.

Book manuscript in progress.

A Player and a Gentleman: The Diary of Harry Watkins, Nineteenth-Century U.S. American Actor

Critical (print) and digital edition of the 1200-page diary of a 19th century actor, forthcoming from University of Michigan Press, October 2018. 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.


Decoding Liberation: The Promise of Free and Open Source Software

Introduction to Programming Using Java: An Object-Oriented Approach (2nd Edition)