About Me

Academic Employment History

University of Alabama at Birmingham (2013-Present)

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

Steward of the Dora and Sanjay Singh Endowed Research Fund in Information Systems, 2017 – Present

Graduate Program Director for Information Systems, 2017 – Present

  • Led modernization efforts for the MS MIS degree program including redesign of core program and concentration offerings
  • Led development of Business Analytics concentration including cross-over integration with MBA and MAcc degree programs
  • Led development of Graduate Certificate proposals in Cybersecurity Management, Business Analytics with IT, and IT Management with performance-based admissions pathway to MS MIS program
  • Established a bridge program for career transitioning students with intermediary IS credential (IS Bridge Certificate)
  • Organized webinars on data security, healthcare and financial technology, career planning, Women in IT, and curriculum updates
  • Responsible for managing administrative functions including: admissions, faculty development, AACSB monitoring for accreditation, and assurance of learning

Assistant Professor of Information Systems, 2013 - 16

  • 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

Ph.D., Business Administration (Management Information Systems), 2010

The George Washington University

M.S., Information Systems Technology, 2006

Quinnipiac University

B.S., Computer Information Systems, 2003


Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

License #438566, 2012 - Present