California State University, Northridge Professor Steven Stepanek has served as chair of the CSUN Computer Science Department since 1999 and professor since 1993. He has held multiple positions at the University since 1972, including academic consultant, operating systems analyst, lecturer and assistant, associate and full professor.
A member of the CSUN Faculty Senate since 1994, Stepanek was elected to its executive committee for most of those years and served as the Faculty President from 2010 to 2013. In addition, he has spent the past eight years as a member of the CSU Academic Senate and has served on numerous campus and statewide committees involved with technology, curriculum, admissions, and course transfer issues in higher education.
Stepanek is a product of the CSU having earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and a master's degree in computer science from CSUN.