Sara Baase is a Professor of Computer Science at San Diego State University, and has been teaching CS for 25 years. Dr. Baase is a three-time recipient of the San Diego State University Alumni Association's Outstanding Faculty Award, and she has written a number of textbooks in the areas of algorithms, assembly language and social and ethical issues related to computing. She earned her doctorate at the University of California, Berkeley. Allen Van Gelder is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California at Santa Cruz, where he has been teaching CS for 12 years. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Stanford University, and is a past recipient of the Presidential Young Investigator Award.