Cynthia Bailey Lee (she/her) is a Senior Lecturer in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University, where she teaches courses ranging from systems programming in C/x86 to Race & Gender in Silicon Valley. She specializes in team-based and question-based course design, and founded peerinstruction4cs.org to support educators in flipping their classrooms. Her teaching awards include the Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Award for exceptional contributions to undergraduate education at Stanford, a “Top 10 Papers of All Time” award at the 50th anniversary of the ACM SIGCSE technical symposium, and the Stanford Society of Women Engineers’ Professor of the Year. Her work experience outside academia includes NASA Ames, startups, and expert witness consulting for technology-related litigation. She has a PhD in the area of large-scale, high-performance computing from UC San Diego.

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