Carroll College, Helena Montana

Faculty

Here to help you succeed

Carroll provides an environment geared toward success: classes are small; the professors know you personally; the professors work with you one-on-one and want you to succeed.

Steve Harper

Steve Harpersharper@carroll.edu
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Faculty Assembly Chair, former Department Chair and full Professor, earned his M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Denver. He loves database and programming projects and his teaching reflects what he experienced while on sabbaticals working in the private and public sectors.

Steve rounds out his life with family, church choir and competitive race walking (ex-National Champ in his age group).

Course Taught: Database Design and Implementation, Software Engineering, Senior Project, Advanced Web and Mobile Applications, Alpha (interdisciplinary course that all freshmen take), and many others.

Dave Marshall

Dave Marshalldmarshal@carroll.edu
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Associate Professor, earned is MS in Computer Science at Montana State University and is Cisco Instructor certified. His academic interests are in computer networks, security and more recently Geographic Information Systems (GIS). He also enjoys the outdoors, skiing, hiking, music and good food.

Courses Taught: Business Applications, Introduction to GIS, Computer Networking I and II, Computer and Network Security, Software Engineering, and Operating Systems

Dr. Shaun Scott

sscott@carroll.edu

Dr. Shaun ScottHi, I'm Shaun and I am happy to be teaching Computer Science at Carroll College. I worked in IT for 11 years as a network manager and systems analyst before I started teaching Computer Science classes at the undergrad level (MIS, Systems Analysis, Databases. etc.). I finished my BS in Business prior to my IT work. After I started teaching I continued my education with a masters then a doctoral degree in education where my focus was Instructional Technology. In addition to Computer Science, over the years I have taught undergraduate Economics onsite and graduate level Learning Design and Instructional Technology courses online for a variety of educational institutions.

I enjoy running, hiking, snow shoeing, snow boarding, mostly I just really enjoy winter outdoor activities. I have 4 children, two girls, 26 (LPN & Veteran) and 24 (working on Masters in DC), and two boys, 15, and 14 (both are in Cross Country and Band/Music). We also have a few acres with chickens, ducks, dogs, garden, orchard, and I let a friend's horses graze the pasture.

I am on our local school board serving with two years as Chair (we have about 650 K-12 students). I'm glad I have an opportunity to contribute to my boys' education.

I think most rewarding is simply helping students become successful!

Jeff Wald

jwald@carroll.edu

Jeff WaldAdjunct Professor. Jeff Wald has been Carroll College’s webmaster for over a decade and works in Carroll's Marketing and PR Department, specializing in web and graphic design, social media, photography, video, and digital marketing. He teaches Web Design and Development for the college as well as for Carroll’s Summer Gifted Institute. His previous experience in information technology includes working in both the public and private sector in the fields of networking, programming, and project management.

Jeff is passionate about helping students, whatever their major, translate classroom skills into real-world experience during and after their time at Carroll through work-study and tutoring opportunities, internships, contract work and career exploration.

Jeff is married with three children and has been privileged to invest in the lives of several foster children over the years. He and his wife also mentor married and pre-married couples and are very involved in their church. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, remodeling homes, coaching and umpiring baseball, and following his favorite Wisconsin-based sports teams.

Dr. Ted Wendt

twendt@carroll.eduDr. Ted Wendt

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, received his B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Carroll College 2002, M.S. in Mathematics (2006), M.C.S. in Computer Science (2008) and Ph.D. in Mathematics (2008) from the University of Iowa.

Dr. Wendt’s professional interests include modeling collisions between deformable objects, partial differential equations, numerical methods, computer graphics, computer simulations, and teaching introduction to programming.  He is also a strong supporter of the Mathematical Contest in Modeling.  While his kids dominate most of his free time, he also enjoys reading, writing computer programs, playing sports, and being active outdoors.

Nathan Williams

nawilliams@carroll.edu

Nate WilliamsAdjunct Professor, earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Montana State University.  His interests include operating systems, algorithms, and writing elegant, maintainable software.  He designed his first computer at 8, tutored college students as a 7th and 8th gradeer, and has been a paid software developer since 18. When he's not trying to debug some crazy software bug, he enjoys flyfishing, rafting, and is a cavern-certified scuba diver.

Courses Taught: Operating Systems and Advanced Web and mobile development