Meet your Faculty, Staff and Administrators

All of the faculty, staff and administrators are dedicated to helping you succeed as a student here at Kennesaw State University (KSU). KSU is divided up into several academic colleges. We are part of the College of Computing and Software Engineering (CCSE). Our College is led by an interim academic dean - Dr. Jon Preston. The Dean's Administrative Assistant is Ms. Lyncia Norman. The school has three departments - our department - Information Technology, the Department of Computer Science, and the Department of Computer Game Design and Development & Software Engineering. The Department of IT is led by Department Chair and Professor - Dr. Rebecca Rutherfoord. The IT department's Adminitrative Assistant is Demetria Wells.

There are sixteen full-time faculty in the Department of Information Technology.

Name
Position
  • William Forsyth

    William Forsyth Lecturer of Information Technology

    Position:
    Lecturer of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-2795
    Email: wforsyt2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 366


     
  • R Halstead-Nussloch

    R Halstead-Nussloch Professor of Information Technology

    Position:
    Professor of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-5509
    Email: rhalstea@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 361


     
  • Meng Han

    Meng Han Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    Position:
    Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-3801
    Email: mhan9@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 302


     
  • Lei Li

    Lei Li Assistant Chair of the Department of Information Technology and Professor of Information Technology

    Position:
    Assistant Chair of the Department of Information Technology and Professor of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-3915
    Email: lli13@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 364


     
  • Zhigang Li

    Zhigang Li Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    Position:
    Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-4481
    Email: zli8@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 378A


     
  • Svetlana Peltsverger

    Svetlana Peltsverger Associate Dean in the College of Computing and Software Engineering and Professor of Information Technology

    Position:
    Associate Dean in the College of Computing and Software Engineering and Professor of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-3813
    Email: speltsve@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 378C


     
  • Seyedamin Pouriyeh

    Seyedamin Pouriyeh Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    Position:
    Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-6109
    Email: spouriye@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 353A


     
  • Dawn Tatum

    Dawn Tatum Senior Lecturer of Information Technology

    Position:
    Senior Lecturer of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-3797
    Email: dtatum7@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 358


     
  • Shirley Tian

    Shirley Tian Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    Position:
    Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-5168
    Email: xtian2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 378B


     
  • Susan Vande Ven

    Susan Vande Ven Senior Lecturer of Information Technology

    Position:
    Senior Lecturer of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-3708
    Email: svandev@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 392


     
  • Richard Windland

    Richard Windland Limited Term Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    Position:
    Limited Term Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-6137
    Email: rwindlan@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 342


     
  • Ying Xie

    Ying Xie Professor of Information Systems

    Position:
    Professor of Information Systems

    Phone: (470) 578-2143
    Email: yxie2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 360


     
  • Ming Yang

    Ming Yang Professor of Information Technology

    Position:
    Professor of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-3809
    Email: myang8@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 363


     
  • Chi Zhang

    Chi Zhang Associate Professor of Information Technology

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-3796
    Email: czhang4@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 379


     
  • Jack Zheng

    Jack Zheng Associate Professor of Information Technology

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-5036
    Email: gzheng@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 383


     

There are 5 full time academic advisors, Ms. Ashley McClure, who is the Student Success & Advising Manager, Mrs. Anna Traykova, Mrs. Tamika Blanks, Mrs. Stacy Schutte and Mrs. Nasiya Sharif.

Many of the faculty have additional web pages. The full list of IT faculty, along with the courses they generally teach, are listed HERE.

Please feel free to contact any of your faculty, staff or administrators at any time.

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