Teaching

UAB President's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2017) | MS MIS Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence (2018)

Teaching Experience

University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • IT Trends & Emerging Technologies (MS MIS)
  • Social Media & Virtual Communities (MS MIS, MBA, Undergraduate)
  • Information Security Management (MS MIS, MS CFSM, MBA)
  • Introduction to Business Intelligence (MS MIS, MBA, Undergraduate)
  • Introduction to Cyber Security/ Information Security (MS MIS, Undergraduate)
  • CISSP I & CISSP II (MS MIS)/ Introduction to the CISSP (Undergraduate)
  • Project Management (MBA)
  • Special Topics: Business Analytics (MBA)
  • Special Topics: Phishing (MS MIS)
  • Information Security Planning & Management (Undergraduate)
  • Information Systems (Undergraduate)

Loyola University Maryland

  • Networks & Security (Undergraduate)
  • Information Systems (Undergraduate)

Western Carolina University

  • Foundations of Project Management (MS PMP)
  • Project Planning & Estimating (PMP Certificate)
  • Introduction to Project Management in Practice (Undergraduate)

Florida State University

  • Decision Support & Expert Systems (Undergraduate)
  • IT Project Management (Undergraduate)
  • Foundations of Management Information Systems (Undergraduate)

Invited Instructional Talks

(Online) “Online MIS Degrees: Panel Discussion on Data Security,” University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2015.

"iTeaching: Interactive educational initiatives,” Loyola University Maryland, Summer University Workshop, Baltimore, MD, 2012. (PPT)

“iTeaching: Digitally enabled education,” Loyola University Maryland, Sellinger School of Business & Management, Winter Faculty Retreat, Baltimore, MD, 2012.

“User innovation and social network analysis: Methods and application,” Western Carolina University, Research Colloquium, Cullowhee, NC, 2011.

“Social media: Understanding the possibilities,” Western Carolina University, Dean’s Presentation, Cullowhee, NC, 2011.

Invited Professional Talks

“Innovation by design: Understanding the open innovation ecosystem,” Protective Life Corporation, Birmingham, AL, 2016.

“Innovation by design: Understanding the open innovation ecosystem,” Regions Financial Corporation, Birmingham, AL, 2016.

“Innovation by design: Understanding the open innovation ecosystem,” CTS, Birmingham, AL, 2016.

(Online) “What could possibly go wrong? Social media risk in organizations,” Linked:HR and CISA LinkedIn group presentation, 2014.

“It takes a village: The influence of insider community behavior on organizational security posture,” Birmingham Chapter of ISACA, Birmingham, AL, 2014.

“NIST critical infrastructure cyber security guidelines,” Cyber Summit Roundtable Discussion, Birmingham, AL, 2014.

“Social media for non-profits: Challenges and opportunities,” Daxko REACH Conference, Birmingham, AL, 2012.

“Social media risks and you: What’s the big deal?” Birmingham Chapter of ISACA, Birmingham, AL, 2012.

“New technology strategies for your business,” Center for Closely Held Firms, Loyola University Maryland, Timonium, MD, 2012.

“Exploring business models and the role of information technology on value creation,” GfK Group, Berlin, Germany, 2011.

“An introduction to project management: Learning the basics,” State of North Carolina, Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, NC, 2010.

“Project management: Materials, activities, and assessment,” State of North Carolina, Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, NC, 2010

“Getting your customer's ideas to work for you: Building user innovation communities,” TalTech TechExpo, Session: Executive Track - Social Media & Communication, Tallahassee, FL, 2010