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Rob Parke

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Senior Lecturer of Information Technology and Iovine/Young Academy


  • Masters, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
  • Bachelors, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, University of Southern California


Rob Parke is a senior lecturer at the University of Southern California with joint appointments in the Information Technology Program in the Viterbi School of Engineering as well as the Iovine / Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation in the Roski School of Art and Design. He has a lifelong love of technology from the technical to the creative with professional experience in software development, information technology, web design, audio engineering, film / tv post-production, and digital media.
Rob currently teaches courses in Python programming, Android development, and physical computing / IoT, and focuses on inclusive teaching practices and computer science education. He has previously taught Web Design, Introduction to Information Technology, Java Programming, C++ programming, and Photoshop.


  • 2004 University of Southern California Archimedes Circle Award (Engineering Valedictorian), University of Southern California (2004)
  • Information Technology Program

  • OHE 412
  • Olin Hall of Engineering
  • 3650 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 1456

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-4542
  • parke@usc.edu


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