About Me

Academic Employment History

University of Alabama at Birmingham (2013-Present)

Professor of Information Systems (tenured), Collat School of Business, 2022 - Present

Associate Professor of Information Systems (tenured), Collat School of Business, 2016 - 2022

Graduate Program Director for Information Systems, 2017 – 2020

  • Led creation of Graduate Certificates in Cybersecurity Management, Business Analytics with IT, and IT Management with performance-based admissions pathway to MS MIS program and stackable option for MS Interdisciplinary Studies program

  • Established a bridge program for career transitioning students from outside technology field with intermediary certificate and performance-based admissions pathway to MS MIS program

  • Led revision of MS MIS degree program, including redesign of core program and Cybersecurity and IT Management concentrations, and development of Business Analytics concentration

  • Organized webinars on Diversity & Inclusion in Tech, Women in IT, data security, healthcare and financial technology, career planning, and curriculum updates

  • Responsible for managing administrative functions including: admissions, AACSB strategic planning, and assurance of learning

Assistant Professor of Information Systems, 2013 - 2016

  • Led re-accreditation effort for DHS/NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research (2014-2019)

Loyola University Maryland (2011-13)

Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Sellinger School of Business and Management

Western Carolina University (2010-11)

Assistant Professor of Project Management (non-tenure track), College of Business


Education & Certifications

Florida State University (2010)

Ph.D., Business Administration (Management Information Systems)

The George Washington University (2006)

M.S., Information Systems Technology

Quinnipiac University (2003)

B.S., Computer Information Systems

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

License #438566, 2012 - Present