Jan Allbeck

Mason CS associate professor Jan Allbeck
Titles and Organizations

Associate Dean, Honors College

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science

Contact Information

Phone: 703-993-1110
Campus: Fairfax
Building: Buchanan 205
Mail Stop: 1F4
Email: jallbeck@gmu.edu

Personal Websites


Jan Allbeck is the Associate Dean of the Honors College and an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science. In addition to her administrative duties, she advises Applied Computer Science and Computer Science majors in the Honors College. She also teaches Honors College courses related to game design, computer graphics, and special effects.


She has explored many aspects of computer graphics but is most drawn to research at the crossroads of animation, artificial intelligence, and psychology in the simulation of virtual humans.

Research Interests

Artificial Intelligence, Computer Game Technology, and Computer Graphics


  • PhD, Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania
  • MSE, Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania
  • BS, Computer Science, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
  • BA, Mathematics, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania