Faculty and Staff

For general inquiries please e-mail itdepartmentinfo@kennesaw.edu 


  • Department Chair of IT & Interim Assistant Dean of CCSE
    Phone: 470-578-7399
    Location: J-393
    Email: brutherf@kennesaw.edu
    Rebecca Rutherfoord
  • Adminstrative Associate
    Phone: 470-578-3803
    Location: J-393
    Email: dwells17@kennesaw.edu
    Demetria Wells


  • Professor
    Phone: 470-578-5509
    Location: J-361
    Email: rhalstea@kennesaw.edu
    Rich HN
  • Assistant Professor
    Phone: 470-578-3801
    Location: J-302
    Email: mhan9@kennesaw.edu
    Meng Han
  • Professor &
    MSIT Coordinator
    Phone: 470-578-3915
    Location: J-364
    Email: lli13@kennesaw.edu

    Research Interests: Social Media Data Analytics, Information Security, Web Information Management, IT Education

    Lei Li
  • Interim Associate Dean of the College of Computing and Software Engineering
    Phone: 470-578-3813
    Location: J-387
    Email: speltsve@kennesaw.edu

    Research Interests: Security, Databases, Distributed computing and Privacy

  • Assistant Professor
    Phone: 470-578-3866
    Location: J-336
    Email: hshahria@kennesaw.edu

    Research Interests: Anomaly-Based Intrusion Detection System, Metrics-based attack detection, Software security testing, Attack signature modelling and Fuzzy logic-based risk assessment

  • Lecturer & CCSE Internship Coordinator
    Phone: 470-578-3797
    Location: J-358
    Email: dtatum7@kennesaw.edu dawn tatum
    Dawn Tatum
  • Senior Lecturer & BSIT/BASIT Coordinator
    Phone: 470-578-3708
    Location: J-392
    Email: svandev@kennesaw.edu
  • Professor
    Phone: 470-578-2143
    Location: J-360
    Email: yxie2@kennesaw.edu
  • Professor
    Phone: 470-578-3809
    Location: J-363
    Email: mingyang@kennesaw.edu

    Research Interests: H.265/HEVC Video Compression, Multimedia Communication, and Computer VisionmInformation Security

  • Associate Professor of IT & Interim Dept Chair of SWEGD
    Phone: 470-578-3796
    Location: J-371
    Email: czhang4@kennesaw.edu

    Research Interests: Health Information Technology (HIT) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems adoption and implementation, data analytics in healthcare, and IT education

  • Associate Professor
    Phone: 470-578-5036
    Location: J-383
    Email: gzheng@kennesaw.edu

    Research Interests: Business Intelligence, Data Visualization, Mobile/Web Applications, User Interface Design


Limited Term Faculty

  • Limited Term Instructor
    Phone: 470-578-5126
    Location: J-372
    Email: fscotlan@kennesaw.edu
    Foster Scotland
  • Limited Term Instructor
    Phone: 470-578-2795
    Location: J-366
    Email: wforsyt2@kennesaw.edu
    William Forsyth

Part Time Faculty


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Phone: (470)-578-3803

Email: itdepartmentinfo@kennesaw.edu

Office: Atrium (Building J) J393


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