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Northwest Missouri State University

Dr. Charles Hoot Jr.

Dr. Charles Hoot Jr.



2163 Colden Hall


660.562.1963 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2015

Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D. Computer Science; University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana
  • M.A. Astrophysics; Princeton University
  • B.A. Physics; University of California San Diego

Courses Taught

  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Graduate Directed Project

Academic Interests

  • Automated reasoning
  • Rewrite Systems
  • Programming Languages
  • High Performance Computing

Other Professional Experiences

  • Worked on computer simulations for the Strategic Defense Initiative (commonly known as Star Wars)