Dean Carla E. Brodley
Professor of Computer Science


Professor Carla E. Brodley is the Dean of Inclusive Computing at Northeastern University, where she serves as the Executive Director for the Center for Inclusive Computing and holds a tenured appointment in Khoury College of Computer Sciences. Dr. Brodley served as dean of Khoury College from 2014-2021. Prior to joining Northeastern, she was a professor of the Department of Computer Science and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Tufts University (2004-2014). Before joining Tufts, she was on the faculty of the School of Electrical Engineering at Purdue University (1994-2004).

A fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Brodley’s interdisciplinary machine learning research led to advances not only in computer and information science, but in areas including remote sensing, neuroscience, digital libraries, astrophysics, content-based image retrieval of medical images, computational biology, chemistry, evidence-based medicine, and predictive medicine.

Brodley’s numerous leadership positions include serving as program co-chair of the International Conference on Machine Learning, co-chair of AAAI, and associate editor of the Journal of AI Research and the Journal of Machine Learning Research. She previously served on the Defense Science Study Group, the board of the International Machine Learning Society, the AAAI Council, the executive committee of the Northeast Big Data Hub, and DARPA’s Information Science and Technology Board.

Carla is on the Board of Trustees of the Jackson Laboratory (JAX) and the Board of Directors of Alegion, Inc . Additionally, she serves on the Computing Research Association Board of Directors, and is a member of Mass Technology Leadership Council.