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J O A N N E   (HOULAHAN)   S E L I N S K I   PhD

Associate Teaching Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Computer Science
Johns Hopkins University
Malone 225
joanne -at- cs.jhu.edu

Office Hours

Fall walk-in hours are below, subject to change over the first few weeks of the semester as other regular meetings get scheduled. Please note that occasionally walk-in hours may be pre-empted by a meeting. Hours are in Malone 225. If I am with another student when you arrive, please wait for your turn quietly in the hallway. If you can't make regular hours and need an appointment, please email me.

  • Hours notes: Regular drop-in hours posted below. Friday hours on 10/12 are being moved to Thursday 12:30-2p. Sorry for the inconvenience!
  • Account forms: Declared majors/minors needing a CS account form signed can slide it under my door and I'll authorize and submit to the support staff. You can find the form here.
  • NOTE: Students will NOT be allowed to declare a CS 2nd major or minor from Mon 10/22 through Wed 11/14 (after freshmen pre-register for spring).
  • Starting 10/26 my Friday office hours will shift to a half hour earlier, 9:30-11.

Fall SemesterMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Office Hours >>> by appt4:00-5:30p 9:30-10:30aby appt10:00-11:30a
Unavailable Times >>> 9-10, 12:30-4:309-3 12:30-4:30[10:30-12]2-4:30

CS Department Student Info

Please visit the links above and to the left for information regarding academics, courses and activities in the department. Feel free to drop by with questions or to simply chat about anything going on.


Current Courses:

Here are a few pages to help with learning common software development tools for use in our courses:

Former courses:

Undergraduate Ethics Policies

Academic Interests

Please note that I do not advise or supervise graduate students in any way.

  • Computer Science Education -> please join our mailing list
  • Software Engineering
  • Graph Theory & Algorithms


  • 1996: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University
    • Dissertation: "Sandwich Networks for Conferencing"
  • 1986: M.S.E. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University
  • 1984: B.S. in Mathematics, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA