Mary Keller

Sister Mary Kenneth KellerName: Sister Mary Kenneth Keller

Born: c.1914

Death: 1985

Computer related contributions

  • The first American woman to earn a PhD in Computer Science, which she earned in 1965 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
  • She also studied at Dartmouth College where she helped develop the computer language BASIC.
  • She founded the Computer Science Department Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa, and acted as its chair for 20 years