Research

  1. (Book Chapter) Washington, A.N. “Nature and Nurture: My Journey to a Computer Science Doctorate.” Culture, Community, and Educational Success: Reimagining the Invisible Backpack, Rowman and Littlefield, 2018.
  2. Washington, A.N. and Romanova, A. “The Importance of Identity in Preparing a Diverse Computing Workforce.” Journal of Business, Industry, and Economics, vol 23, 2018.
  3. Washington, A. N., Grays, S., and Dasmohaptara, S. “The Computer Science Attitude and Identity Survey (CSAIS): A Novel Tool for Measuring the Impact of Ethnic Identity in Underrepresented Computer Science Students,” American Society of Engineering Education 123rd Annual Conference and Exposition, 2016, USA.
  4. Lomax, R. H.*, Alston, L.*, and Washington, A.N. “Bridging the Gap: A Virtual Pre-College Program for Incoming Computer Science Students,” Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS’15), 2015, USA.
  5. Knox, Q.+ and Washington, A. N. “Identifying and Addressing the Challenges of Industry-Academic Partnerships at Minority-Serving Institutions,” Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS’15), 2015, USA.
  6. Washington, A. N., Burge, L., Mejias, M. +, Jean-Pierre, K.+, and Knox, Q.+ “Improving Undergraduate Student Performance in Computer Science at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) through Industry Partnerships,” Proceedings of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGSCE), 2015, USA.
  7. Washington, A.N. and Burge, L. “Closing the Gap: Using Cultural Relevance to Attract and Retain African-American and Hispanic Students in the Computer Science Pipeline.” Journal of Negro Education, 2014.
  8. Washington, A. N. and Burge, L. “Increasing and Improving K-12 Computer Science Education through Partnerships,” Proceedings of the Hawaii University International Conference on Education and Technology, 2013, USA.
  9. Washington, A. N. and Burge, L., Mejias, M.+, and Jean-Pierre, K.+ “The Partnership for Early Engagement in Computer Science (PEECS) Program: Teaching African-American Middle-School Students Computer Science,” Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS’12), 2012, USA.
  10. Washington, A.N., Burge, L. “Partnership for Early Engagement in Computer Science (PEECS): Exposing and Retaining African-American Middle and High-School Students in the Computer Science (CS) Pipeline,” National Technical Association Journal, 2011.
  11. Washington, A., Anderson, K., Warner, G., and Burge, L. “Graduating Engineers in the U.S.: Bridging Engineering and Entrepreneurship for African-American High School Students Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering International Conference, 2010.
  12. Washington, Nicki. “Bridging the Gap: The Importance of Outreach Activities by Young Scientists and Engineers in the African-American Community.”  African-Americans in Space Mini-Conference Proceedings, 2006.