Keith Shomper

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Keith Shomper, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Science


Dr. Shomper joined the faculty at Cedarville in 2003 after serving a 20-year career in the U.S. Air Force. His research interests include computer science education, programming environments, and computer graphics.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, The Ohio State University
  • M.S. in Computer Systems, The Air Force Institute of Technology
  • B.A. in Mathematics, University of Northern Colorado

Scholarly Works

  • Visualizing Program Variable Data for Debugging (Keith A. Shomper) Faculty Dissertations (1993)
  • Chameleon: An Adaptive Instructional IDE (Keith A. Shomper and M. P. Erikson) Proceedings of the Intellectbase International Consortium Academic Conference (2011)
  • CedarLogic - A New Graphical Digital Logic CAD Tool to Aid in the Teaching of Digital Logic Design (Clinton E. Kohl and Keith A. Shomper) Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Annual Conference and Symposium (2007)
  • ROBOT Interpreter (Martin C. Carlisle and Keith A. Shomper) Journal on Educational Resources in Computing (JERIC) (2002)
  • Chameleon: An Adaptive Instructional IDE (Keith A. Shomper) Intellectbase International Consortium, Academic Conference (2011)  
View a listing of scholarly works in the Cedarville University Digital Commons »


  • Sports: Racquetball, basketball, football
  • Hobbies: Woodworking, skateboarding
  • Favorite thing about Cedarville: Associating with the next generation of computer science professionals in the classroom