Owen L. Astrachan

Professor of the Practice of Computer Science

Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Computer Science


  • I've taught a wide range of courses at Duke, for majors and non-majors, including what is now the largest course at Duke (Compsci 201);
  • My first job after college was teaching high school;
  • I've served as an expert witness in Oracle v Google that is now before the Supreme Court;
  • I'm an avid runner with experience at many levels;
  • I have two sons who attend Duke