Curriculum Vitae of Maria Klawe, March 2023

Work Address

President’s Office
2400, Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning
301 Platt Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711

Work Phone: 909.621.8120


BSc, Mathematics, University of Alberta, 1973
PhD, Mathematics, University of Alberta, 1977
Graduate Studies, Computer Science, University of Toronto, 1979

Professional Employment Records

2006–present President, Harvey Mudd College
2003–2006 Dean of Engineering and Professor of Computer Science, Princeton U.
1998–2002 Dean of Science, University of British Columbia (UBC)
1997–2002 NSERC-IBM Chair for Women in Science and Eng. for BC and the Yukon
1995–1998 Vice President, Student & Academic Services, UBC
1988–2002 Professor, Department of Computer Science, UBC
1988–1995 Head, Department of Computer Science, UBC
1980–1989 IBM Almaden Research Centre, San Jose, California
-1985–87 Manager, Mathematics and Related Computer Science Department
-1984–88 Manager (and founder), Discrete Mathematics Group
-1980–84 Research Staff Member, Foundations of Computer Science Group
1978–1980 University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
-1978–79 Part-time Lecturer, Department of Computer Science
-1979–80 Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
1977–1978 Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, Assistant Professor Department of Mathematical Sciences

Professional Activities

a. Academic or professional awards and distinctions

Weiss Cup, Strathcona Composite High School, Edmonton, 1968
INCO Scholarship, 1968-71
NRC Postgraduate Fellowship, 1973-77
NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship 1977
IBM Outstanding Innovation Award for Matrix Searching, 1989
IBM Canada Centre for Advanced Studies Award for Contributions to University-Industry Relations, 1992
Counting on Frank (EA Kids, 1994) selected by PC Magazine as a top ten educational CD-ROM in 1995
Fellow of ACM, 1996.
YWCA Woman of Distinction in Science and Technology, Vancouver, 1997
NSERC-IBM Chair for Women in Science & Eng. for BC and the Yukon, 1997-2002
Wired Woman Pioneer Award, 2001
Canadian New Media Association Educator of the Year Award, 2001
Honorary Doctorate, Ryerson Polytechnic University, 2001
BC Science Council Champion of the Year, 2001
Regent’s Lecturer, UC Berkeley 2002
Commencement speaker, Mathematics Convocation, UC Berkeley, 2002
Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Alberta, 2003
Honorary Doctorate of Mathematics, University of Waterloo, 2003
Honorary Doctorate of Science, Queen’s University, 2004
Nico Habermann Award, Computing Research Association, 2004
Honorary Doctorate, Dalhousie University, 2005
Honorary Doctorate, Acadia University, 2006
Founding Fellow Canadian Information Processing Society, 2006
Honorary Doctorate, University of Alberta, 2007
Honorary Doctorate, University of Ottawa, 2008
Honorary Doctorate, Mount Saint Vincent University, 2009
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2009
Honorary Doctorate, University of British Columbia, 2010
Honorary Doctorate of Public Service, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2011
Denice Denton Hall of Fame, Portland State University, 2012
Inaugural Fellow, American Mathematical Society, 2013
Women of Vision ABIE Award for Leadership, 2014
No. 17, Fortune’s list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders, 2014
Lifetime Achievement Award, Canadian Association of Computer Science, 2015
American Association of University Women Achievement Award, 2015
Honorary Doctorate, University of Toronto, 2015
US News STEM Solutions Leadership Hall of Fame Honoree, 2015
Honorary Doctorate, McMaster University, 2016
Honorary Doctorate, Concordia University, Montreal, 2016
Computing Research Association Distinguished Service Award, 2016
Honorary Doctorate, University of Lethbridge, 2017
Carnegie Corporation Academic Leadership Award, 2017
Epiphany Science Inspiration Award, Novim Group, 2018
Honorary Doctorate, McGill University, 2018
Honorary Doctorate, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2018
Honorary Doctorate, Western University, 2018
Fellow, Association for Women in Mathematics, 2019
Women in Tech Athena Award, 2019
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2020
Honorary Doctorate, University of Calgary, 2020
Honorary Doctorate, Thompson Rivers University, 2021

b. Membership on editorial Boards

1985–present Member of editorial board of Combinatorica
1994–present Electronic Journal of Combinatorics
1987–93 Co-founder, member editorial board, SIAM Journal on Disc. Math.
1986–93 Member of editorial board of SIAM Journal on Computing

c. Membership of peer review committees

Stanford Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics Executive Review Committee, 2023 NASEM Committee on Pathways to Doctoral Degrees in Computing, 2023
MIT Schwarzman College of Computing External Advisory Group, 2020–2022
NSF Alan T. Waterman Award Committee, 2019–2020
Stanford Computer Science Visiting Committee, 2017
Review of Department of Computing and Information Services, Spelman College, 2016
Canada Excellence Research Chairs Selection Board, 2012 – present
ACM Fellows Committee, 2014
Engineering Advisory Council, Stanford, 2011–2015
Review of CITRIS, U.C. Berkeley, 2011
Committee of Visitors on Undergraduate Education, MIT, 2006–2012
Committee of Visitors on Sponsored Research, MIT, 2005–2009
Review of Strategic Plan of Engineering, Waterloo University, 2006
Review of Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, 2001
Review of Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, 1999
Review of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Alberta, 1997
Review of Department of Computer Science, University of Victoria, 1995
President’s Ad Hoc Committee, Harvard University, 1991
Review of Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba, 1990
Review of Department of Computer & Information Science, Queen’s University, 1990

d. Positions as officer in professional societies and organizations (recent)

2023-present  Director, Phenome Health Board
2018–present Founding Board of Advisors for
2017–present Alliance for Southern California Innovation Board of Directors
2014–present Board of Directors Chair,
2007–present Director, Math for America Board
2004–present Trustee, Simons Laufer Mathematical Sciences Institute, CA
2019-2023 American Association for the Advancement of Science Board of Directors
2019-2023 Director, Glowforge Company
2017-2022 Alliance for Southern California Innovation Board of Directors
2014–2017 Fulbright Canada Board of Directors
2012–2014 Co-Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, Simons Institute, UC Berkeley
2011–2016 Director, Broadcom Corporation
2009–2015 Director, Microsoft Corporation
2008–2011 Trustee, Anita Borg Inst. for Women in Technology, Palo Alto
2004–2013 Executive Advisory Council, National Center for Women in IT
2004–2012 Advisory Board, Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA)
2003–2008 Chair of Trustees, Anita Borg Inst. for Women in Technology, Palo Alto
2004–2006 Past President, Association of Computing Machinery, NY
2003–2006 Trustee, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, UCLA
2002–2004 President, Association of Computing Machinery, NY
2000–2002 Vice-President, Assoc. Computing Machinery, NY
2000–2006 International Advisory Committee, Alberta Ingenuity Foundation
1998–2003 Trustee, Institute for Women in Technology, Palo Alto
1992–2001 British Columbia Premier’s Advisory Council on Science & Technology
1997–2001 Western Technologies Seed Investment Fund Advisory Board
1998–2000 ACM Council, Member at Large
1995–1997 Board of Post-Secondary Application Service of British Columbia
1990–1997 Board of Governors, Science World, British Columbia
1992–1997 Board of Trustees, American Mathematical Society (Chair 95-96)
1990–1996 Board of the Computing Research Association (Vice-Chair 93–95)

e. Conference Organization (recent)

2019 Building Recruiting and Inclusion for Diversity Conference, Claremont, CA
2018 Building Recruiting and Inclusion for Diversity Conference, Claremont, CA
2017 Group on Inclusion and Diversity in Venture Capital, Mountain View, CA
2017 Building Recruiting and Inclusion for Diversity Conference, Claremont, CA
2016 Building Recruiting and Inclusion for Diversity Conference, Snowbird, Utah
2015 Building Recruiting and Inclusion for Diversity Conference, Claremont, CA
2012 Sunnylands Retreat on Reforming U.S. Mathematics Education
2011 HMC President’s Circle of Women Leaders in Tech, Facebook, Palo Alto
2005 ABI TechLeaders Workshop, Microsoft Research, Redmond
2004 Institute for Women and Technology Leadership Workshop, Los Angeles
2002 International Conf. Women in Engineering and Science, Ottawa
2001 Educators Day, ACM1, San Jose
2000 Senior Summit, Grace Hopper Celebration Women in Comp., Cape Cod
2000 Getting I.T. (more representative), Vancouver
1999 Women, Work and Computerization 2000, Vancouver
1998 Honorary Chair: Women in the Workplace, Vancouver
1997 Associate Chair, Papers, CHI’97 Conf. on Human Factors in Comp. Syst.
1996 Co-chair, BC Conference on Electronic Highway
1996 Moderator, B.C. Premier’s Forum on Youth

f. Invited symposia lectures (recent)

Keynote, Harvard Women Engineers Code Conference, Cambridge, MA, 2023
Panelist,  White House Summit on STEMM Equity and Excellence, Washington, D.C., 2022
Panelist, Assembly Select Committee on STEM, Sacramento, CA, 2020
Speaker, Ontario Women in Engineering Workshop, Hamilton, Ontario, 2019
Panelist, NSF Designing Higher Education Systems with Access and Equity as the Foundational Principles, Washington, D.C., 2019
Speaker, Ewha-Luce International Seminar, Seoul, 2019
Panelist, MIT Schwarzman College of Computing Celebration, TEACH, 2019
Panelist, Silicon Slopes Tech Summit, Salt Lake City, 2019
Speaker and Panelist, Gender and Technology: How to Debias the Workplace conference, Harvard’s Women in Public Policy Program, Cambridge, MA, 2018
Panelist, ASU+GSV Summit, San Diego, 2018
Speaker, Women in Data Science Conference, Stanford, 2018
Invited Address, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Mathematical Association of America, 2018
Speaker, Congresa Internacional de Innovación Educativa, Tecnológico de Monterrey, 2017
Panelist, In Pursuit: An Atlantic Summit on Women and Science, Washington, D.C., 2017
Speaker, Nueva Innovative Learning Conference, Hillsborough, CA, 2017
IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference, San Jose, CA, 2017
Times Higher Education Young Universities Summit, Brisbane, Australia, 2017
Panelist, Accenture International Women’s Day Event, 2017
California Higher Education Innovation Council, Santa Clara, CA, 2017
SC16 Conference, Plenary Session, 2016
Stanford SAILORS Conference, Palo Alto, CA, 2016
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 2016
Collision Conference, New Orleans, 2016
International Women’s Forum World Leadership Conference, Boston, 2015
Panelist, Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit, Washington, D.C., 2015
National Coalition of Girls’ Schools Conference, Richmond, VA, 2015
American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Seattle, 2015
ITechLaw Conference, San Diego, 2015
ASU + GSV Summit, Scottsdale, AZ, 2015
ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing, 2015
EDUCAUSE Connect, San Diego, 2015
National Council of University Women in Mathematics Conference, Lincoln, NE, 2015
Milken Institute Summit, Santa Monica, CA, 2014
Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, 2014
Silicon Valley Education Summit, Mountain View, CA, 2014
Computing Research Association Conference, Snowbird, UT, 2014
Fortune Brainstorm Tech Conference, Aspen, CO, 2014
White House Working Families Summit, Washington, D.C., 2014
Union College Engineering Symposium, Schenectady, NY, 2014
WISEST Symposium, University of Alberta, Canada, 2014
The Code Conference, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, 2014
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2014
New America Foundation Event, Washington, D.C., 2014
Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges South Western Region Conference, Northridge, CA, 2014
MAKERS Conference, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, 2014
Ontario Celebration of Women in Computing, Waterloo, 2013
Women in STEM Luncheon, GSV Advisors, Chicago, 2013
Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Minneapolis, MN, 2013
Stanford Changemakers Symposium Keynote, Anaheim, CA, 2013
Tapestry Symposium Keynote, Miami, FL, 2013
WEPAN Keynote, Atlanta, GA, 2013
USNWR STEM Summit, Austin, TX, 2013
Smithsonian Centenary Summit, Washington, D.C., 2013
UBC Computer Science 45th Anniversary Keynote, BC, 2013
ASU/GSV Education Innovation Summit, Scottsdale, AZ 2013
Amazon Women in Engineering (AWEsome) Conference Keynote, Seattle, WA, 2013
Computing Education 21 Keynote, Portland, OR, 2013
ASTE Keynote, Charleston, SC, 2013
ELATE at Drexel, Lafayette, PA, 2012
On-Ramps into Academia Conference, Seattle, WA, 2012
Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Baltimore, MD, 2012
Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit, Laguna Niguel, CA, 2012
Facebook Technical Women Retreat Keynote, San Francisco, CA, 2012
Intel Women’s Principal Engineers and Fellow Forum, Hillsboro, OR, 2012
Women in Theory, Princeton, NJ, 2012
White House Forum on Women and the Economy, Washington, D.C., 2012
Stanford She++ Conference, Palo Alto, CA, 2012
Boston University Graduate Women in Science and Engineering, Boston, MA, 2012
Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands Moment Symposium, Rancho Mirage, CA, 2012
Renaissance Institute Weekend, Santa Monica, CA, 2012
AAUW San Diego, 2011
WCF IFIP World CIO Forum Plenary, Shenzhen, China, 2011
NCRW Conference Keynote Panel, Claremont, CA, 2011
Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Portland, 2011
Computer Science College Conference Keynote, Richland, WA, 2011
Creating Connection 2.0 Keynote, Vancouver, BC, 2011
M-Best Keynote, Menlo Park, CA, 2011
Sparks Forum (DLS), Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, 2011
Festival of Teaching Keynote, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, 2011
Ohio Celebration of Women in Computing Keynote, Perrysville, OH, 2011
Directors College, Stanford Law School, 2010
Walt Disney Animation Studios, Burbank, CA, 2010
The Trusteeship, Cal State Northridge, 2010
Heinz Ethics Dinner (Keynote), Pasadena, CA, 2010
Microsoft Women’s leadership and Development Conference (Keynote), Redmond, 2009
Tapia Celebration of Minorities in Computing (Keynote), Orlando, 2007
Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (Keynote), Orlando, 2007
MSRA Gaming and Graphics Workshop (Keynote), Beijing, 2007
Microsoft Academic Days on Game Development (Keynote), Orlando, 2007
Amazon Developer’s Conference, Seattle, 2007
MSRI Tech Vista (Keynote), Bangalore, 2006
ITICSE (Keynote), Lisbon, Portugal, 2005
SIGCSE (Keynote), St. Louis, 2005
Girl Power (Keynote), Annual Meeting of Nat. Coal. Girls Schools, San Francisco, 2004
Anita Borg Celebration (Keynote), Stanford University, CA, 2003
OWLS Workshop (Keynote), Northampton, MA, 2003
University of Michigan Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Retreat
(Keynote), Ypsilanti, MI, 2003
Girls, Technology and Education, Pittsburgh 2001
Richmond Schools Prof. Development Day on Social Responsibility 2001
Gordon Conference on Innovation in Chemistry Teaching, Ventura 2001
BC Principals and Vice-Principals Annual Conference (Keynote), Burnaby 2000
Horizons 2000 (Keynote) Annual Conf. Computer Using Educators, Burnaby 2000.
IEEE Annual Conference, Vancouver 2000
AMTEC 2000 (Keynote), Vancouver 2000
NISE Forum, Detroit, 2000
Countdown (Keynote), Burnaby Principals Conference, Burnaby, 2000
Catalyst 2000, BC Science Teachers Annual Meeting, Whistler, 2000
STARS Conference, (Keynote) Regina, 2000
Exploring IT (Keynote), Calgary, AB 1999
Society for Computers in Psychology, Los Angeles, CA 1999
Gender and Computer Science (Keynote), Saskatoon, 1999
IBM America’s Women’s Leadership Conference, Vancouver, BC 1999
NSF Workshop on Improving Undergraduate Education in the Mathematical and
Physical Sciences through Use of Technology, Arlington, VA 1999
Olga Taussky Todd Celebration (Panel), Berkeley, CA 1999
Graphics Interface 99 (Keynote), Kingston, Ontario 1999
FCRC Computing Research Association Workshop on Research Careers for Women in Computer Science and Engineering. Atlanta, GA 1999.
IT Implementation Forum, Burnaby, BC 1999.
Celebration Of Women in Math., Stat. & Comp. Sci. (Public Lecture), Waterloo 1998
NCTM Standards 2000 Technology Conference, Arlington, VA 1998
NCTM Annual Meeting (Keynote), Washington, DC 1998
Can. Math. Soc. Winter Meeting (Public Lecture), Victoria, BC 1997
M.A.A. Pacific Northwest Section Meeting (Keynote), Bellingham, WA, 1997.
Western Can. Conf. Computing Education (Keynote), Malaspina, BC, 1997.
BC Technology Planning Institute (Keynote), Vernon, BC, 1996
BC Childcare Symposium (Keynote), Richmond, BC, 1996
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Keynote), Vancouver, BC, 1996
Can. Information Proc. Soc. Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, 1996
Power-Up Symposium, Vancouver, BC, 1996
Educational Computing Organization of Ontario, Toronto, ONT, 1996

h. Invited lectures (recent, DLS denotes Distinguished Lecture Series)

University of California, San Diego, DLS, EnCORE Fall Retreat, 2022
University of Carleton, Herzberg Lecture, 2021
Peking University, Beijing, 2020
University of Washington Allen School, Commencement, Seattle, 2019
Denison University, Anderson Lecture Series, Granville, OH, 2019
University of British Columbia, DLS, Vancouver, B.C., 2018
Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, NM, 2018
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley Forum, 2018
University of Denver, DLS, 2018
Yoshin Lecture, Habib University, Karachi, Pakistan, 2018
University of Riverside, DLS, 2018
North Carolina State University, Triangle Computer Science DLS, 2017
Simon Fraser University, President’s Dream Colloquium, 2017
Castilleja Girls’ School, Commencement, 2017
University of California, Los Angeles, DLS, 2017
Stony Brook University, DLS, 2017
San Francisco State University, DLS, 2017
University of Illinois at Chicago, DLS, 2016
Université de Montréal, 2016
University of Washington, Richmond, Commencement, 2016
Missouri University of Science and Technology, DLS, 2016
University of Notre Dame, Building Bridges Lecture Series, South Bend, IL, 2016
Smith College, Presidential Colloquium, Northampton, MA, 2016
University of Texas, Dallas, DLS, 2016
University of St. Andrews, Carnegie Lecture, Fife, Scotland, U.K., 2016
University of Southern California, Bedrosian Center Lunch with a Leader series, 2016
University of California, Berkeley, EECS Colloquium, 2016
Caltech, Oringer Seminar series, Pasadena, CA, 2015
National Science Foundation, DLS, 2015
Microsoft Research Diversity Lecture Series, Seattle, 2015
Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, CA, 2015
Community School of Music and Art, Mountain View, CA, 2015
Georgia Institute of Technology, WST Distinguished Lecture, 2015
Harvard University Askwith Forum, Boston, 2015
University of California, Los Angeles, ACM Speaker Series, 2015
University of Washington, Women in the Chemical Sciences, 2014
Broadcom Corporation, 2014
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Denice Denton Memorial Lecture, 2014
Trinity University, Lennox Seminar, 2014
Legacy Venture Annual Meeting, 2014
Google, 2014
Marymount School for Girls, Commencement, 2014
Lehigh University, 2014
Twitter WomEng Group, 2014
University of California, Santa Barbara, 2014
University of Waterloo (DLS), 2013
University of Maryland, College Park, 2013
Purdue University (DLS), 2013
George Washington University, Bromley Memorial Lecture, 2013
University of British Columbia, Green College Founder’s Dinner, 2013
California Institute of Technology (DLS), 2013
University of California at Irvine (DLS), 2013
Rochester Institute of Technology (DLS), 2013
University of Washington (DLS), 2012
Portland State University (DLS), 2012
Elmhurst College (DLS), 2012
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, College of Engineering, Commencement, 2012
Stanford Women in Computer Science (DLS), 2012
Colorado Mesa University (DLS), 2012
University of California at San Diego (DLS), 2012
University of California at Santa Barbara (DLS), 2012
Morgan Stanley, NYC, 2011
Jane Street Capital, NYC, 2011
Facebook, Palo Alto, CA, 2011
Google, Mountain View, CA, 2011
University of Maryland, Baltimore County Commencement, 2011
University of Oregon (DLS), 2010
University of Scranton (DLS), 2010
University of Buffalo (DLS), 2010
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, 2010
Loyola University, 2009
U. Delaware (DLS), 2009
Stanford University, 2009
U.C. Riverside, 2009
University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2008
Yahoo Research (DLS), 2008
Oakland University (DLS), 2008
Cal Poly Pomona (DLS), 2008
Haverford College (DLS), 2008
George Washington University (Welling Lecture), 2008
University of Southern California (DLS), 2008
George Washington University (Welling Lecture), 2007
Northwestern University (DLS), 2006
University of Illinois Urbana
-Champaign (DLS), 2006
Fermi Lab (DLS), 2006
Tufts University, 2005
University of Washington, 2005
Lehigh University, 2005
University of Pennsylvania (DLS), 2005
University of Kentucky (DLS), 2004
Lynda Shaw Memorial Lecture, University of Western Ontario, 2004
Women’s Leadership Conference, New York, 2004
Columbia University (DLS), 2004
University of Minnesota (DLS), 2003
Microsoft Research, Redmond, 2003
Google, Mountain View, 2003
Cal Tech, Pasadena, 2003
Stanford University, Palo Alto, 2003
Mathematics Colloquium, UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA, 2002
UC Berkeley (Regents Lecture), Berkeley CA, 2002
Xavier University, Cincinnati, 2002
Dalhousie University (DLS), Halifax, 2000
Microsoft Research, Redmond, 2000
University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2000
American Film Institute, Los Angeles, 1999
University of Calgary (DLS), Calgary, 1999
DePaul University, (DLS) Chicago, 1999
University of Montana (DLS, Public Lecture), MT 1999.
University of Victoria (WISE chapter), 1999
University of Saskatchewan, (Public Lecture) 1998
University of Northern British Columbia (Public Lecture), 1998
Texas A&M. (DLS), 1997
University of Victoria (DLS, Public Lecture), 1997
University of Waterloo, 1996
Oregon Graduate Institute, 1996
University of Texas (DLS, Public Lecture), 1996
York University, 1996

Research Interests

Theoretical computer science (data structures, algorithms, complexity); discrete mathematics (graph theory), interactive multi-media (education: mathematics, programming, literacy; art-therapy); human-computer interaction; gender issues related to information technology, hand-held computers as cognitive aids for aphasic patients


1. C.D. Karamchedu, M. Klawe (2022). On the Ramsey Numbers of Odd-linked Double Stars. Discrete Mathematics, Vol. 345 (10), October 2022.
2. J. Miller, C. Wallace, M. Klawe (2022). As a CS Educator, How Do You Think We Can Address Inequity Issues That Exist in the Field?. ACM SIGSCE Bulletin, Vol. 54 (1), January 2022.
3. M. Klawe (2013). Increasing Female Participation in Computing: The Harvey Mudd College Story. Computer Vol. 46 (3), March 2013.
4. R.N. Coger, J. Cuny, M. Klawe, M.McGann, and K.D. Purcell (2012). Why STEM Fields Still Don’t Draw More Women. Chronicle of Higher Education, October 2012.
5. M. Klawe (2012). Females, Games and Learning Math, Op Ed, Computers in Entertainment, June 2012.
6. M. Klawe (2011). Increasing the Participation of Females in Computing Careers. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges Vol. 27 (1), October 2011.
7. D. Grasso, M. Brown Burkins, eds.; forewords by C. Judson King, R. Miller and M. Klawe (2010).  Holistic Engineering Education:  Beyond Technology.
8. M. Klawe, T. Whitney, C.Simard (2009). Women in Computing, Take 2. CACM Vol. 52 (2), February 2009.
9. M. Klawe (2007). Lumines Forever, Math Horizons 2007.
10. Boyd-Graber, J., Nikolova, S., Moffatt, K., Kin, K., Lee, J., Mackey, L., Tremaine, M., and Klawe, M. (2006). Participatory Design with Proxies: Developing a Desktop-PDA System to Support People with Aphasia. Proc. of ACM CHI 2006.
11. K. Moffatt, J. McGrenere, B. Purves, and M. Klawe. (2004), The Participatory Design of a Sound and Image Enhanced Daily Planner for People with Aphasia, Proceedings of CHI 2004.
12. J. McGrenere, R. Davies, L. Findlater, P. Graf, M. Klawe, K. Moffatt, B. Purves, S. Yang (2003). Insights from the Aphasia Project: Designing Technology For and With People who have Aphasia, Proc. ACM Conference on Universal Usability, Vancouver, BC.
13. James Dai, Michael Wu, Jonathan Cohen, and Maria Klawe. (2003).  PrimeClimb: Designing to Facilitate Mediated Collaborative Inquiry, in Proceedings of CSCL 2003, Bergen, Norway. Kluwer Academic Publishers: 31-35.
14. Gauthier J, Fisher B, and Klawe M. (2003) Peer Presence and Real-Time Assessment: A Symbiotic Relationship in Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2003, Honolulu, HI.
15. Cohen J, Dai J, Wu M, Wu T, and Klawe M. (2002) Promoting Peer-to-Peer Discourse for Collaborative Mathematics in Canadian Grade 7 Classrooms, Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2002, Denver, CO. AACE: 325-326.
16. Cohen J, Dai J, Wu M, Wu T, and Klawe M. (2002) Sharing Toys on the Electronic Playground: Documenting Collaborative Classroom Interactions, Proceedings of Computers and Advanced Technology in Education 2002, Cancun, Mexico. May 2002. IASTED: 38-42
17. Dai J, Wu M, Cohen J, Wu T., and Klawe M. (2002) Toys to Teach – Mathematics as a Collaborative Climbing Exercise, ACM SIGGRAPH 2002 Conference Abstracts and Applications, San Antonio, TX. July 2002. ACM Press: 117-119.
18. M. Klawe, Girls, boys and computers, Inroads (the SIGCSE Bulletin), vol.  33, no. 2, 2002.
19. W. Duplantis, E. MacGregor, M. Klawe and M. Ng, ‘Virtual Family’: an Approach to Introducing Java Programming, Inroads (the SIGCSE Bulletin), vol.  33, no. 2, 2002.
20. M. Klawe, K. Inkpen, E. Phillips, R.Upitis, A. Rubin, E-GEMS :A Project on Computer Games, Mathematics, and Gender, in Ghosts in the Machine, eds. A. Rubin, N. Yelland, 2002.
21. M.Wu, J. Dai, J. Cohen, T. Wu, J. Sze, K.Wong, S.Yang, M. Klawe, Colorful Hints for Collaborative Climbing, CSCL 2002 Workshop on Documenting Collaborative Learning, Boulder, 2002.
22. K. Sedig, M. Klawe and M.Westrom, (2001) Role of interface manipulation style and scaffolding on cognition and concept learning in learnware. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 8(1) 34-59.
23. M. Klawe, Refreshing of the Nerds, Comm. ACM, 2001.
24. C. Conati, M. Klawe, Socially Intelligent Agents in Educational Games, AAAI Fall Symposium, 2000.
25. A.R. Davies, M. Klawe, C. Nyhus, H. Sullivan, M. Ng, Gender issues in computer science education, Proc. National Inst. Science Education Forum, Detroit, 2000.
26. E. Law, M. Klawe, C. Conati, J. Meech, Team-paced versus Self-paced: The effects of educational game design on collaboration, learning and attitude towards information technology, Proc. ED-MEDIA 2000, Montreal, 2000.
27. R. Davies, M. Klawe, K. Muldner, C. Nyhus, H. Sullivan, Virtual Family: Including girls in the world of programming, Proc. ED-MEDIA 2000, Montreal, 2000.
28. V. Chan, K. Stafford, M.Klawe, and G. Chen, Gender Differences in Vancouver Secondary Students’ Interests Related to Information Technology Careers, Proc. WWC 2000, Vancouver, 2000.
29. M. Klawe, I. Cavers, F. Popowich and G. Chen, ARC: A Computer Science Post-Baccalaureate Diploma Program that Appeals to Women, Proc. WWC 2000, Vancouver, 2000.
30. M. Klawe, Computer Games, Education And Interfaces: The E-GEMS Project, Proc. Graphics Interface ’99, Kingston, 1999.
31. M. Klawe, Designing Game-based Interactive Multimedia Mathematics Learning Activities, Proc. 4th UCSMP International Conference on Math. Educ., Chicago, 1998.
32. M. Klawe, When does the use of computer games and other interactive multimedia software help students learn mathematics? Technology and NCTM Standards 2000 Conference, Arlington, 1998.
33. D. Graves and M. Klawe, Supporting learners in a remote computer-supported collaborative learning environment: the importance of task and communication, Proc. CSCL ‘97, Toronto, 1997.
34. K. Inkpen,  J. McGrenere, K.S. Booth, and M. Klawe,  Turn-Taking Protocols for Mouse-Driven Collaborative Environments, Proc. Graphics Interface ’97, 138-145.
35. Klawe, M., Westrom, M. , Super, M.  and Davidson, K.  Phoenix Quest: Lessons from developing an educational computer game, Int. Conf. on Multimedia Tech. Man., Hong Kong, 1996.
36. Super D. , Westrom M., and Klawe, M.,  “Design Issues Involving Entertainment Click-ons”, Computer-Human Interaction ‘96 Conference Companion, Vancouver, 1996, pp. 177-178. 
37. Sedighian K. and Klawe M., “An Interface Strategy for Promoting Reflective Cognition in Children”, Computer-Human Interaction ‘96 Conference Companion, Vancouver, 1996, pp. 179-180.
38. Sedighian K. and Klawe M., “Super Tangrams: A Child-Centered Approach to Designing a Computer Supported Mathematics Learning Environment”, Proceedings of ICLS ‘96, 1996.
39. Klawe, M. and Philips, E., “A classroom study: electronic games engage children as researchers”, Proc.  Computer Support for Collaborative Learning ‘95, Indiana, 1995.
40. Inkpen, K., Booth, K.S. and Klawe, M., “Playing together beats playing apart, especially for girls”, Proc. Computer Support for Collaborative Learning ‘95, Indiana, 1995.
41. Inkpen, K., Booth, K.S., Gribble, S.D., and Klawe, M., “Give and take: children collaborating on one computer”, CHI’95 Conference Companion, Denver, CO, 1995.1.    
42. Klawe, M. and Leveson, N., “Women in computing: where are we now?” Communications of the ACM  38(1) (1995) pp. 29-35.
43. Lawry, J., Upitis, R., Klawe, M., Anderson, A., Inkpen, K., Ndunda, M., Hsu, D., Leroux, S. and Sedighian, K., “Exploring common conceptions about boys and electronic games”. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching  14(4),  (1995) pp. 439-459.
44. Klawe, M. and Mumey, B., “Upper and Lower Bounds on Constructing Alphabetic Binary Trees”. SIAM J. of Disc. Math.  8(4) (1995), pp. 638-651. Preliminary results appeared in  #15.
45. Inkpen, K., Upitis, R., Klawe, M., Lawry, J., Anderson, A., Ndunda, M., Sedighian, K., Leroux, S. and Hsu, D., “We have never-forgetful flowers in our garden: girls’ responses to electronic games”.  Journal of Computing in Mathematics and Science Education  13(4) (1994), pp. 383-403.
46. Klawe, M., “Shallow Grates”, Theor. Comp. Sci.  123 (1994), pp. 389-395.
47. Klawe, M. and Mumey, B., “Upper and lower bounds on constructing alphabetic binary trees”, Proc. 4th ACM, SIAM Symp. on Disc. Algorithms, San Antonio, 1993.
48. Klawe, M., “Bringing mathematical research to life in the schools”, Proc. 7th Int. Conf. Math. Education, Quebec, 1992.
49. Klawe, M. and Leighton, F.T., “A tight lower bound on the size of planar permutation networks”. SIAM J. Disc. Math.  Vol. 5, No. 4 (Nov. 1992), pp. 558-563.  Preliminary results appeared in #26.
50. Klawe, M., “Superlinear bounds for matrix searching problems”. J. Algorithms  13 (1992).  pp. 55-78.  Preliminary results appeared in #40.
51. Kirkpatrick, D.G., Klawe, M. and Tarjan, R.E., “Polygon triangulation in O(nloglogn) time with simple data-structures”, Journal on Disc. and Comp. Geom.  7 (1992).  pp. 329-346.  Preliminary results appeared in #25.
52. Aggarwal, A.,, Klawe, M. and Shor, P., “Multi-layer grid embeddings for VLSI”, Algorithmica  6 (1991).  pp. 241-255.  Preliminary results appeared in #35.
53. Aggarwal, A., Klawe, M., Lichtenstein, D., Linial, N. and Wigderson, A., “A lower bound on the area permutation networks”, Algorithmica  6 (1991).  pp. 129-151.  Preliminary results appeared in #35.
54. Klawe, M. and Kleitman, D., “An Almost Linear time algorithm for generalized matrix searching”, SIAM J. Disc. Math.  3 (1990).  pp. 81-97.
55. Aggarwal, A. and Klawe, M., “Applications of generalized matrix searching to geometric algorithms”, Discrete Applied Mathematics 27 (1990).  pp. 3-23.
56. Klawe, M., “Superlinear bounds for matrix searching programs”, Proc. of 1st ACM/SIAM Symp. on Discrete Algorithms, San Francisco, 1990.
57. Kirkpatrick, D. G., Klawe , M. and Tarjan, R. E., “Polygon triangulation in O(nloglogn) time with simple data-structures”, Proc. of 6th Annual Symp. on Comp. Geom., Berkeley, 1990.  pp. 34-43.
58. Klawe, M. and Leighton, F. T., “A tight lower bound on the size of planar permutation networks”, Proc. of SIGAL Int. Symp. on Algorithms, Tokyo, 1990.
59. Aggarwal, A., Klawe, M., Moran, S., Shor, P. and Wilber, R., “Geometric applications of a matrix searching algorithm”, 1986, Algorithmica 2 (1987).  pp. 195-208.  Preliminary results appeared in #29.
60. Bern, M., Klawe, M. and Wong, A., “Bounds on the convex label number of trees”, Combinatorica  7, 2 (1987).  pp. 195-208.
61. Aggarwal, A., Klawe, M., Moran, S., Shor, P. and Wilber, R., “Geometric applications of a matrix searching algorithm”, Proc. of 2nd Symp. on Computation Geometry, 1987.
62. Fagin, R., Klawe, M., Pippenger, N. and Stockmeyer, L. “Bounded depth, polynomial size circuits for symmetric functions”, TCS  36 (1985).  pp. 239-250.
63. Allender, E., and Klawe M., “Improved lower bounds for the cycle detection problem”, TCS  36 (1985).  pp. 231-237.
64. Klawe, M., “A tight bound for block and white pebbles on the pyramid”, JACM  32 (1985).  pp. 218-228.
65. Kirkpatrick, D., Klawe, M. and Pippenger, N., “Some graphic-colouring theorems with applications to generalized connection networks”, SIAD  6 (1985).  pp. 576-582.
66. Coppersmith, D., Klawe, M. and Pippenger, N., “Alphabetic minimax tress of degree at most t”, SICOMP  15 (1986).  pp. 189-192.
67. Aggarwal, A., Klawe, M., Lichtenstein, D., Linial, N. and Wigderson, A., “Multi-layer grid embeddings”, Proc. of 26th IEEE Symp. on Found. of Comp. Sci . 1986, pp.  186-196.
68. Kirkpatrick, D., and Klawe, M., “Alphabetic minimax trees”, SICOMP  14 (1985).  pp. 514-526.
69. Hoover, H. J., Klawe, M. and Pippenger, N., “Bounding fan-out in logical networks”, JACM  31 (1984).  pp. 13-18.
70. Klawe, M., “Limitation on explicit constructions of expanding graphs”, SICOMP  13 (1984).  pp. 156-166.  Preliminary results appeared in #46.
71. Klawe, M., “The complexity of pebbling for two classes of graphs”, Proc. of the 5th Int. Conf. on the Theory and Appl. of Graphs, John Wiley & Sons, 1984.
72. Klawe, M., Paul, W., Pippenger, N. and Yannakakis, M., “On monotone formulae with restricted depth”, Proc. of the 16th ACM Symp. on Theory of Computing. 1984, pp. 480-487.
73. Kirkpatrick, D., Corneil, D., and Klawe, M., “On pseudo-similar vertices in trees”, JCT  Series B 34 (1983).  pp. 323-339.
74. Kahn, J., Klawe, M. and Kleitman, D., “Traditional galleries require fewer watchmen”, SIAD  4 (1983).  pp. 194-206.
75. Klawe, M., Corneil, D. and Proskurowski, A., “Isomorphism testing of hookup graphs”, SIAM J. Alg. Disc. Math.  3 (1982), pp. 260-274.
76. Dolev, D., Klawe, M. and Rodeh, M., “On O(nlogn) unidirectional distributed algorithm for extrema finding in a circle”, J. of Algorithms  3 (1982).  pp. 245-260.
77. Klawe, M. and Yao, A., “Equal justice for unequal share of the cake”, Proc. of the 13th S.E. Conf. on Combinatorics, Graph Theory and Comp., Boca Raton, FL, 1982.
78. Klawe, M., “Non-existence of one-dimensional expansion graphs”, Proc. of the 22nd Annual Symp. on Found. of Comp. Sci., Nashville, 1982.  pp. 109-114.
79. Klawe, M., “Dimensions of the sets of invariant means of semigroups”, Illinois J. Math.  24, 2 (1980).  pp. 233-243.
80. Grossman, J., Harary, F. and Klawe, M., “Generalized ramsey theory for graphs, X: Double Stars”, Discrete Mathematics  28 (1979).  pp. 247-254.
81. Erdos, P., Harary, F. and Klawe, M., “Residually-complete graphs”, Annals of Discrete Mathematics  6 (1980).  pp. 117-123.
82. Kirkpatrick, D.G., Corneil, D.G. and Klawe, M., “Generalized notions of pseudo-similarity in graphs”, 11th Southeastern Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory and Computing, Boca Raton, FL, 1980.
83. Klawe, M., “Optimal strategies for a fair betting game”, Discrete Applied Mathematics  1 (1979).  pp. 105-115.
84. Klawe, M. and Sevcik, K., “Operational analysis versus stochastic modelling of computer systems”, Proc. of Computer Science and Statistics 12th Annual Interface, Univ. of Waterloo, 1979.
85. Klawe, M., “Semidirect product of semigroups in relation to amenability, cancellation properties and strong Folner conditions”, Pacific J. Math.  73, 1 (1977).  pp. 91-106.
86. Klawe, M., “On the dimension of left invariant means and left thick subsets”, Trans. American Math. Soc.  231, 2 (1977).  pp. 507-518.

Artistic Works, Designs

Educational content design of “Counting on Frank,” a math CD-ROM game published by Electronic Arts, 1994.

Producer and lead designer of Phoenix Quest, a mathematical computer adventure game designed for students aged 8–13 with particular attention to the interests of girls.

Several hundred watercolor paintings.