Patricia A. Carlson received the B.A. from the College of William and Mary and the M.A. and Ph.D. from Duke University. She came to Rose-Hulman early in her teaching career and has taught a wide variety of courses. She is currently pursuing research interests in educational applications for Commmunication and Information Technology (CIT) Pat has held a number of American Society for Engineering Education summer fellowships that have taken her to NASA-Goddard, NASA-Langley, the Army Research Laboratory in Aberdeen, Maryland, and NASA’s Classroom of the Future in Wheeling, WV. She was on loan to the Air Force Human Resources Laboratory from 1989 to 1995, managing a project to transition advanced instructional technologies to ten different middle schools located in five states. She is on the editorial board of three professional publications and has served as National Research Council Senior Fellow assigned to the Air Force Human Resources Laboratory. In her spare time, Pat enjoys reading and gardening.