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Dr. Elaine Parshall

Computer Science, Business and Engineering Department Head and Engineering & Physics Instructor

843-383-3901 ext. 3966

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Tufts University
  • M.S. Optical Sciences, University of Arizona
  • B.S. Physics, College of Charleston

How long have you worked at GSSM?

2 years

How long have you worked in academia?    


Tell us what you love about working at GSSM.    

I love how quickly you can make good ideas happen, and working with creative and talented students.

Please list and describe any personal information you would like to share:    

Love to race sailboats.

Give us a Twitter-style short bio about yourself. 

Nerd with an attitude, rebel with a cause.

What would your students be surprised to learn about you?    

I've lived in 9 states

What's the best thing about Hartsville?    

The people's energy to make it better.

Anything else you'd like to tell us?    

After 30 years of living out-of-state, I'm very happy to be home. There really is no place like home.