Patrick Dent

USC Iovine and Young Academy

Associate Professor of Teaching (Technology), Assistant Dean of Curriculum

Prior to joining the Academy full-time in 2016, Patrick taught for 15 years in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, where he was the Associate Director of Technology for the Information Technology Program. Over the course of his career at USC, Patrick has taught courses in web development and database, and programming and has developed courses, degrees, and curriculum at the graduate and undergraduate levels across a number of schools. His professional background includes graphic and web design, database, and information systems and work as a newspaper reporter and magazine writer.