Jennifer Olsen

Jennifer Olsen
Phone: (619) 260-4892
Office: Guadalupe Hall 103

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

  • PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
  • MS, Carnegie Mellon University
  • BS, Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Jennifer K. Olsen is an assistant professor of computer science at the University of San Diego since 2020. She received her PhD and MS from Carnegie Mellon University in Human-Computer Interaction and her BS in Cognitive Science. Before joining USD, Dr. Olsen was a postdoctoral researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland (EPFL). Her research interests lie at the intersection of human-computer interaction, cognition, and education. Her current work focuses on how collaboration can support learning and how to design educational technology to support these practices from both the learners’ and instructors’ perspectives. 

Areas of Expertise

human-computer interaction, learning sciences, educational technology, collaborative learning, learning analytics

Office Hours

Section 01R
1/25 - 5/31 M 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmTBD - TBD
1/25 - 5/31 T 11:00 am - 12:00 pmTBD - TBD
1/25 - 5/31 W 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmTBD - TBD
1/25 - 5/31 F 9:00 am - 10:00 amTBD - TBD