Carolyn Seaman is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). She is also the Interim Director of the Center for Women in Technology, also at UMBC. Her research consists mainly of empirical studies of software engineering, with particular emphases on maintenance, organizational structure, communication, measurement, and technical debt. She also investigates qualitative research methods in software engineering, as well as computing pedagogy. She is a member of the ISERN Steering Committee and has been an ISERN member since 2000. She holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park, a MS from Georgia Tech, and a BA from the College of Wooster (Ohio).