Associate Faculty (Computer Applications)

Arthur Harkin

Art Harkin

Associate Faculty (Computer Applications)
Computer Applications
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An accomplished program manager and people manager who has led and managed game-changing technology-based projects as well as overseen organizational initiatives and operations. A trusted and apolitical leader who cares about people and projects and uses outstanding interpersonal skills to understand, influence, and represent the interests of multiple stakeholders, collaborating partners, and team members.

Adept at working at all levels including a strategic mindset for decision making, a technical background to assess approaches, and the attention to detail to anticipate problems and keep things running. Experienced in university research relationships, technical talent development, partnering with business functions (HR, finance, IT, legal, etc.), budgeting, running large events, forums, and meetings, presenting, developing, and managing program and project processes and tools.


  • B.S., Computer Science, UCSB