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Faculty Profiles

Get To Know Them

CTU selects faculty with demonstrated experience, advanced degrees and teaching qualifications to deliver industry-current education. The university’s distinguished faculty are focused on fostering student success and highly interactive student development. Meet and connect with some of CTU’s “real-world gladiators” now.

Area of Study

  • All
  • Academic Leadership
  • Business and Management
  • Engineering and Computer Science
  • HealthCare
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Nursing
  • Project Management
  • Security Studies

Security Studies

Constant P. “CP” Craig, MSM

Lead Instructor, Security Studies


Retired Marine Corps Officer. Former Mayor. Homeland Security consultant.

Meet Constant P. “CP” Craig, MSM

Business & Management

Michael E. Alexander, DM

Program Chair - Online, College of Doctoral Studies


Retired Air Force Senior Non-Commissioned Officer. Criminal Justice professional. Advocate of student success.

Meet Michael E. Alexander, DM

Business & Management

Daphne DePorres, Ed.D

Doctoral Professor of Management


Scholar-practitioner. Organization Development specialist. Facilitator of the Hero's Journey.

Meet Daphne DePorres, Ed.D

Information Systems & Technology

Janet Durgin, Ph.D.

Lead Faculty, Information Technology


Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Equestrian hunter jumper.

Meet Janet Durgin, Ph.D.

Security Studies

Patrick J. Fitzgibbons, MBA

Adjunct Criminal Justice Professor / CJ Program Committee Member / Course Development Subject Matter Expert


Police detective. Public speaker. Avid golfer.

Meet Patrick J. Fitzgibbons, MBA

Information Systems & Technology

Patrick W. Fitzgibbons, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty, Information Technology


Thesis advisor. Air Force Research Lab consultant. Passionate educator.

Meet Patrick W. Fitzgibbons, Ph.D.

Engineering & Computer Science

Bruce Harmon, Ph.D.

University Dean of Engineering


Computer specialist. R&D engineer. Linear thinker.

Meet Bruce Harmon, Ph.D.

Security Studies

Richard M. Hough, Sr., MPA, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor


Law enforcement educator and practitioner. Lifelong learner. Civic leader.

Meet Richard M. Hough, Sr., MPA, Ed.D.

HealthCare

Jeremy A. Howell, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Healthcare


Navy Medical Service Corps Manpower Planner. Doctoral candidate. Guitar player.

Meet Jeremy A. Howell, MS

Academic Leadership

Connie Johnson, Ed.D.

Chief Academic Officer and Provost


Top academician. Practical educator. Former broker

Meet Connie Johnson, Ed.D.

Security Studies

Ivan Michael Kaminsky, MEd, MS

Adjunct online faculty, Criminal Justice


Homicide Detective. Boy Scout Leader. Lifelong learner.

Meet Ivan Michael Kaminsky, MEd, MS

Engineering & Computer Science

D. Brian Letort, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Computer Science


Proponent of Big Data. Innovator. Kayaker.

Meet D. Brian Letort, Ph.D.

Academic Leadership

Elizabeth Melvin, M.Ed.

Faculty Development Facilitator and Assistant Professor


Passionate Educator. Talented Writer. Avid Reader.

Meet Elizabeth Melvin, M.Ed.

Security Studies

Nadav Morag, Ph.D.

University Dean, Security Studies


Homeland security specialist. Intelligence & foreign policy expert. Analytical thinker.

Meet Nadav Morag, Ph.D.

Business & Management

Casey Reason, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Business and Management


Change manager. Innovator. Leadership Scholar.

Meet Casey Reason, Ph.D.

Information Systems & Technology

Imad Al Saeed, DCS

University Program Director of Information System and Technology


Game designer. Virtual World creator. Academic leader.

Meet Imad Al Saeed, DCS

Engineering & Computer Science

Bo I. Sandén, Ph.D.

CTU Faculty, Computer Science


Multilingual. Passionate about the art of software architecture. Lover of classical music.

Meet Bo I. Sandén, Ph.D.

Nursing

Ruth Tarantine, DNP, MSN

University Dean, Nursing


25-Year Nursing Industry Leader, Educator, Researcher

Meet Ruth Tarantine, DNP, MSN

Academic Leadership

Tonya Troka. Ed.D. Candidate

Program Director, General Education


Communications specialist. Lifelong learner. Storyteller.

Meet Tonya Troka. Ed.D. Candidate

Business & Management

R. Lee Viar, IV, Ph.D.

Lead Faculty / Assistant Professor of Business and Management


Lifelong learner. Published author. Out of the box thinker.

Meet R. Lee Viar, IV, Ph.D.

Business & Management

Stephen W. Volz, D.B.A., PMP, CMQ/OE, BSP, SPHR

Assistant Professor, Business and Management


Project Management Professional. Strategy Consultant. Family man.

Meet Stephen W. Volz, D.B.A., PMP, CMQ/OE, BSP, SPHR

HealthCare

Arletrice A Watkins, MHA, RHIA, CPEHR

Adjunct Instructor, Healthcare Administration


Senior coding specialist. HIM professional. Singer and traveler.

Meet Arletrice A Watkins, MHA, RHIA, CPEHR

Business & Management

Gail Whitaker, DM

University Dean, Business and Graduate Studies


Business Professional. IT Specialist. Lifelong Learner.

Meet Gail Whitaker, DM

Academic Leadership

Emma Zone, Ed.D.

Vice Provost


Dedicated Administrator. Passionate Educator.

Meet Emma Zone, Ed.D.

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