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Carter Zenke


Carter Zenke is a Preceptor in Computer Science at Harvard University. He teaches Computer Science 50, one of Harvard University’s largest courses, with David J. Malan at Harvard College, Harvard Extension School, Harvard Law School, and Harvard Business School. Prior to teaching CS50, Carter was the co-founder of CSbyUs, now part of the Open Design Studio at Duke University. In 2019, CSbyUs was commissioned by the state of North Carolina to design one of the state’s first elementary computer science curricula. Carter earned his A.B. summa cum laude from Duke University in 2020, and his Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2021.

Carter is a 2018 John Lewis Fellow. The John Lewis Fellowship program, operated by Humanity in Action and the Center for Civil and Human Rights since 2014. The fellowship has cultivated a global community of engaged citizens committed to carrying forth Lewis’ legacy.

Updated March 2022