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Computer science educator

Doris Keefe Lidtke, American Computer science educator. Named Outstanding Educator, Association for Ednl. Data Systems, 1986.


Lidtke, Doris Keefe was born on December 6, 1929 in Bottineau County, North Dakota, United States. Daughter of Michael J. and Josephine (McDaniels) Keefe.


Bachelor of Science, University Oregon, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oregon, 1979. Master of Education cum laude, Johns Hopkins University, 1974.


Programmer analyst Shell Development Company, Emeryville, California, 1955—1959, University California, Berkeley, 1960—1962. Assistant professor Lansing (Michigan) Community College, 1963—1968. Educational specialist Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1968.

Associate program manager National Science Foundation, Washington, 1984—1985, program director, 1992—1993. Senior member technical staff Software Productivity Consortium, Reston, Virginia, 1987—1988. Assistant professor computer science Towson University, Baltimore, 1968—1980, associate professor, 1980—1990, professor, 1990—2002, professor emerita, since 2002.

Adjunct accreditation director computing Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Inc., 1999—2009. Vice president Computing Sciences Accreditation Board, 1993—1995, president, 1995—1997.


Fellow: CSAB, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (formerly Accreditation Board Engineering and Technology), Association Computing Machinery (education board 1980-1998, council 1984-1986, special interest group board 1985-1999, chairman 1994-1998, council 1994-1998, Recognition Service award 1978, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1991, Distinguished Service award 1995, Outstanding Service award SIGCAS 2004). Member: Association Education Data Systems (named Outstanding Educator 1986), National Education Computer Conference (steering committee, vice-chairman 1983-1985, chairman 1985-1989, Outstanding Service award 1999, Outstanding Leadership award 1999), Computer Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Outstanding Contribution award 1986, 1992, Golden Core).


Married Vernon L. Lidtke, April 21, 1951.

Michael J. Keefe

Josephine (McDaniels) Keefe

Vernon L. Lidtke