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Caitlin Kelleher

Jolley Hall, Room 411

PhD, Carnegie Mellon University, 2006
BS, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, 1998

Caitlin Kelleher

Hugo F. & Ina Champ Urbauer Career Development Associate Professor


Caitlin Kelleher's research focus is in the area of human-computer interaction. Her work has centered on the design, development, and evaluation of a programming system for middle school girls, titled "Storytelling Alice." This program includes high-level animations to enable users to program social interactions, a gallery of characters and scenery designed to spark story ideas, and a story-based tutorial.


Professor Kelleher joined Washington University in St. Louis in 2007 after her postdoctoral fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University. She worked throughout the summer months of 2000 in research and development at Walt Disney Imagineering. Professor Kelleher is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Upsilon Pi Epsilon, and a recipient of a 2011 National Science Foundation CAREER Award.

​Developed "Storytelling Alice," a programming system for middle school girls

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