Professor Bridget Baird
Connecticut College: Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology
Bridget Baird teaches courses in computer science and mathematics at Connecticut College and directs independent studies in arts and technology. Current and recent research projects include using archival and GIS information to create a site-based immersive historical installation; using motion capture to analyze dance movements; using digital techniques to mine historical documents; and using virtual reality and digital techniques to explore an archaeological site in Cochasquí, Ecuador.
She attended Bryn Mawr College as an undergraduate and then received her Ph.D. in mathematics from SUNY at Buffalo. She plays an active part in Connecticut College's interdisciplinary center in arts and technology and was the director for many years.