Rebecca Nesson, PhD

Lecturer on Computer Science, Harvard University
Rebecca Nesson is the Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning at Harvard Extension School and Harvard Summer School. She is also a Lecturer in Computer Science at Harvard College and an Associate Professor of Computational Sciences at Minerva Schools. She received her PhD in computer science with a focus on computational linguistics from Harvard in 2009 and her JD from Harvard Law School in 2001. Prior to working at Harvard Extension School, she was a lead software developer for PRX (the Public Radio Exchange) building web applications using Ruby on Rails and Angular.js, and mobile applications using Objective-C and Java.


  • PhD Harvard University