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Information Technology Department

The Kogod School of Business Department of Information Technology teaches management information systems, IT consulting, technology management, management science, statistics, and production and operations management. The department faculty is known for its research into the global dimensions of technology including global teams, global management, and offshoring.

Department Chair

  1. J. Alberto Espinosa, Professor

    KSB - Information Technology

    Dr. Espinosa is the Chair of the Information Technology Department, a Professor of Information Technology and a Kogod Research Professor. His research focuses on coordination and performance in global technical projects that span multipe global bound… More

    Send email to J. Alberto Espinosa

    (202) 885-1958

Department Faculty

  1. Frank Armour, Assistant Professor

    KSB - Information Technology

    Dr Armour has over 25 years of extensive experience in both the practical and academic aspects applying advanced information technology analytics. He has taught, led initiatives on, and performed research in: Business analytics, database, big data, e… More

    Send email to Frank Armour

    (202) 885-1863

  2. Ann Barron Dicamillo, Adjunct Instructor

  3. Attilio Bonaccorso, Adjunct Instructor

  4. Craig Brown, Adjunct Instructor

    Prof. Brown is currently the Vice President of Business Systems at ZeniMax Media a global game development studio and publishing company. Mr. Brown is the leader of ZeniMax’s global business systems organization. He is currently focusing on integrati… More

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  5. Ethan Burger, Senior Research Fellow

    WCL - FASS

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  6. Ozden Engin Cakici, Assistant Professor

    KSB - Information Technology

    Dr. Cakici's primary research and teaching interests lie in the area of operations management and information technology particularly including healthcare operations, supply chain management and economics of information technology. His research metho… More

    Send email to Ozden Engin Cakici

    (202) 885-6673

  7. Erran Carmel, Interim Dean, Kogod School of Business

    KSB - Dean's Office

    Professor Carmel teaches information technology (IT). His research area is the globalization of technology work: global software teams, offshoring of IT, and emerging software industries.His recent book, 2011, is “I'm Working While They're Sleeping: … More

    Send email to Erran Carmel

    (202) 885-1985

  8. Jennifer Cramer, Adjunct Instructor

  9. Francesco de Leo, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    OIT - Enterprise Systems

    Francesco oversees the team responsible for evaluating, designing, developing and maintaining web technologies and applications in support of the business needs of the University, including the web content management system and the web portal.Frances… More

    Send email to Francesco de Leo

    (202) 885-2277

  10. William DeLone, Professor

    KSB - Information Technology

    Professor DeLone is a Kogod Eminent Professor of Information Technology. He has served as the Acting Dean, the Senior Associate Dean, Dean of Graduate Programs and Chair of the Department of Information Technology. He also served as Chair of American… More

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    (202) 885-1959

  11. Kathleen Dyer, Adjunct Instructor

    Kathleen Dyer, MS, MEd., is an established executive with more than 35 years of professional experience, 30 of them in senior leadership and executive positions. She is adept at leading multi-disciplinary teams to provide enterprise-wide solutions, b… More

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  12. J. Alberto Espinosa, Professor

    KSB - Information Technology

    Dr. Espinosa is the Chair of the Information Technology Department, a Professor of Information Technology and a Kogod Research Professor. His research focuses on coordination and performance in global technical projects that span multipe global bound… More

    Send email to J. Alberto Espinosa

    (202) 885-1958

  13. Rod Fontecilla, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  14. Richard Gibson, Associate Professor

    KSB - Information Technology

    Rick Gibson has more than 30 years of teaching and industry experience with complex information systems. Prior to joining AU, he spent several years teaching in Europe and Asia.

    Send email to Richard Gibson

    (202) 885-2735

  15. Loren Hudziak, Adjunct Instructor

    With 20 years of IT industry experience, Loren Hudziak has spent the last five years at Google where he currently works as a solution architect. Initially an application developer and DBA, he gradually shifted to big data, analytics, and cloud soluti… More

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  16. Fabian Jozsa, Adjunct Instructor

    OIT - Enterprise Systems

    Send email to Fabian Jozsa

    (202) 885-2495

  17. Itir Karaesmen Aydin, Associate Professor

    KSB - Information Technology

    Personal page: http://auapps.american.edu/~karaesme

    (202) 885-1948

  18. Suzanne King, Adjunct Instructor

  19. Jill Klein, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Information Technology

    Professor Klein brings more than 30 years of IT and banking management experience to the classroom. Jill Klein serves as the Assistant Dean for Digital Initiatives and New Programs at the Kogod School of Business which includes Onlinebusiness@america… More

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    (202) 885-1856

  20. Lilian Ladd, Adjunct Instructor

    Professor Ladd brings over a decade of emerging technology and business expertise to Kogod and as an adjunct faculty member teaches multiple technology and business courses each academic year. Ladd possesses a variety of leadership experiences in st… More

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  21. Gwanhoo Lee, Professor

    KSB - Information Technology

    Professor Lee teaches project management to MBA students and digital leadership/strategy and edge of IT to undergraduate students. His primary research areas include software project management, social media, open innovation, open government, busines… More

    Send email to Gwanhoo Lee

    (202) 885-1991

  22. Kirill Lobachyov, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    OIT - Enterprise Systems

    Kirill joined AU in April 2012. He and his group are implementing a university-wide business intelligence platform

    Send email to Kirill Lobachyov

    (202) 885-2214

  23. Allan Mink, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  24. Raluca Monet, Adjunct Instructor

    Professor Monet is currently the Sales Enablement Director for the Google Center of Excellence at Unisys. Areas of expertise include strategic planning, organizational transformation, operational management, process improvement, and performance measu… More

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  25. Joseph Mortati, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Information Technology

    Joseph Mortati instructs in the areas of information systems and operations and project management. He began his career serving in the U.S. Air Force flying supersonic fighters where he was an instructor and Joint Training Project Manager. He then wo… More

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    (202) 885-1871

  26. Emma Nordback, Scholar in Residence

  27. Anne Osterman, Adjunct Instructor

  28. Michael Piller, Adjunct Instructor

    University Library

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    (202) 885-3228

  29. Victoria Pokhilko, Adjunct Instructor

  30. Jeffrey Rinehart, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Marketing

    Professor Rinehart brings almost 20 years of data-driven marketing and analytics experience to the classroom. He spent over a decade at Capital One (NYSE: COF), starting his career as a statistician, and ultimately running the marketing strategy gro… More

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  31. Nethra Sambamoorthi, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  32. Kamalika Sandell, Adjunct Instructor

    OIT - Enterprise Systems

    Kamalika was recently promoted to Associate Chief Information Officer, serving as the second in command for the Office of Information Technology. In addition, she runs the Enterprise Systems unit within the Office of Information Technology. She has e… More

    Send email to Kamalika Sandell

    (202) 885-2123

  33. Daryl Sharpe, Adjunct Instructor

  34. Jay Simon, Assistant Professor

    KSB - Kogod School of Business

    Dr. Simon joined the Kogod faculty in 2015. He was previously a faculty member of the Naval Postgraduate School. His research is in decision analysis. His main research focus is multi-attribute preference modeling, particularly involving outcomes whi… More

    (202) 885-1910

  35. Insoo Son, Scholar in Residence

  36. Craig Stronberg, Adjunct Instructor

  37. Ralph Szygenda, Senior Research Fellow

  38. Leif Ulstrup, Adjunct Instructor

    Leif is an Executive-in-Residence in the Information Technology Department of The Kogod School of Business. Leif is an experienced senior executive with a proven track record adapting emerging technology and management innovations to achieve signific… More

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  39. Edward Wasil, Professor

    KSB - Information Technology

    Professor Wasil is a well-known scholar in the areas of network optimization and applications of decision-aiding methods. He has published more than 100 technical articles in a wide variety of academic outlets including Production and Operations Mana… More

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    (202) 885-1966

Research Center

The Center for Information Technology in the Global Economy (CITGE) is led by members of the Information Technology Department and facilitates collaborative research with corporate partners.

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ITEC Council

The Information and Technology Executive Council provides leadership and a forum to distinguish the Information Technology Programs.

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