Phil Chodrow seated on a bench, smiling leaning towards the viewer.


I’m Dr. Phil Chodrow, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Middlebury College. My pronouns are he/him/his.


My research focuses on network science, the study of connected systems in society and nature. I draw on methods from applied mathematics, machine learning, statistics, and physics. I also work on data science projects to promote equity and sustainability. I have awesome collaborators.


In Fall 2023, I am teaching CSCI 0200: Math Foundations of Computing. My office hours are:

Mondays, 2pm-4pm
Thursdays, 3pm-4pm

I am on a mission. I teach other courses. Students might want to take a look at my FAQs.


I am a member of Cohort 4 of the Cultural Competence in Computing Fellowship Program.
I speak on "Critical Perspectives on Large Language Models" as part of Middlebury's Faculty at Home series.
I am an invited speaker at TEDx Middlebury. I'll be speaking on data science and social justice (text of speech).
New article! "Data Science and Social Justice in the Mathematics Community" is published in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society.
I give an invited keynote address at the Vermont-KIAS Workshop on Group Interactions in Network Science. (Slides)
I am teaching CSCI 0200: Mathematical Foundations of Computing in Fall 2023.
I speak on "Critical Perspectives on Large Language Models" as part of the Summer Digital Teaching and Learning series hosted by Middlebury's Office of Digital Learning and Inquiry. (Slides)
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