Sister Lisa

Lisa M. Olivieri, SSJ, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Technology
Chair, Computer Science and Information Technology Department

Office Location:  St. Joseph Hall, 4th flr., West Wing, SJ470
Office Phone:  215.248.7092

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2004
  • B.S., Mathematics, Chestnut Hill College, 1985
  • M.S., Computer and Information Science, University of Delaware, 1995

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Programming Logic
  • Introduction to Programming in Java
  • Introduction to Programming in Visual Basic
  • Computer Architecture and Logic Design
  • Data Structures
  • Research Methods in CIT and CIS
  • Seminar in Computer and Information Technology
  • Seminar in Computer and Information Science
  • Advanced Web Development
  • History, Trends, and Ethical Issues in CS

Scholarly Interests

  • Women in Technology and Computer Science
  • Online Computer Science & Computer Technology Education
  • Curriculum for Introductory CS Courses


  • Olivieri, L (2005). High school environments and girls' interest in computer science. ACM SIGCSE Bulletin. 37(2). 85-88.