MS | Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1982.
BS | Magna Cum Laude in Computer and Information Sciences, University of Delaware, 1980.
Kathleen F. McCoy is a Professor at the University of Delaware with primary interest in Artificial Intelligence, Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Generation, and Accessibility for People with Disabilities. McCoy received her PhD and MS Degrees in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of Pennsylvania, and her BS Degree in Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Delaware where she returned as a faculty member in 1985. From 2000-2009 she served as the Director of UD’s Center for Applied Science and Engineering in Rehabilitation. She has served in leadership roles in the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), and in the conference series for the International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility. McCoy spent a sabbatical year (2015-2016) and continues to consult for the National Institute on Disability Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) which is part of the Administration for Community Living in the US Department of Health and Human Services. In this capacity, she served as Co-Chair of the Interagency Committee on Disability Research Subcommittee on Assistive Technology. McCoy received the University of Delaware Excellence in Teaching Award in May 1997, the University of Delaware Excellence in Advising Award in May 2001, and the College of Arts and Science Outstanding Advisor Award in May 2003. McCoy has extensively served the University of Delaware community, including as the President of the University of Delaware Chairs Caucus Steering Committee.
- Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
- Computing Foundations