Kenneth Lambert Professor of Computer Science

Kenneth Lambert

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Professor Lambert came to Washington and Lee in 1985 as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science. He has served three terms as the Chair of the Computer Science Department, and has published 25 textbooks on introductory programming in three different programming languages.

Professor Lambert also serves as an affiliate member of the Philosophy Department at Washington and Lee.


Ph.D. Philosophy, Rutgers University

M.S. Computer Science, Wright State University

B.A. Philosophy, Bucknell University


Computer Science

Programming languages, software frameworks, and user interface design


Aesthetics, foundation-free, systematic philosophy, and philosophy of history


Computer Science

CSCI 111 Fundamentals of Programming I

CSCI 112 Fundamentals of Programming II

CSCI 209 Software Development

CSCI 210 Computer Organization

CSCI 251 iOS Application Programming

CSCI 312 Programming Language Design

CSCI 320 Parallel Computing

CSCI 321 Distributed Systems



PHIL 215 Philosophy of History

PHIL 264 Asthetics

PHIL 315 Hegel

Selected Publications

25 books, listed in Book Index