Peter K. Forster
Ph.D., Political Science (International Relations/Comparative Politics), Penn State
M.A., Political Science (International Relations), Penn State
B.A., History with honors, Penn State
Dr. Peter K. Forster is an associate teaching professor for the College of IST and a member of IST's Multidisciplinary Initiatives in Naturalistic Decision Systems (MINDS) Center and the Center for Enterprise Architecture. Dr. Forster's primary areas of research and teaching interests are terrorism/counter-terrorism, risk and crisis management, international relations and national security, and homeland security. He teaches IST 564: Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management and SRA 211: Threat of Terrorism and Crime.
Edward J. Glantz
Ph.D., Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State
MBA, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Penn State
B.A., General Arts and Science, Penn State
Dr. Edward Glantz, P.E., has been with the College of IST faculty since 2009. Prior to joining IST, Dr. Glantz served 10 years as a faculty member of Penn State's Smeal College of Business. His career spans more than 20 years of managing technology, research, and marketing in the manufacturing and telecommunication industries, including startup work. Dr. Glantz teaches EA 876: Architecting Enterprise Security and Risk Analysis and IST 815: Foundations of Information Security and Assurance.
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Abdullah Konak is a professor of information sciences and technology at Penn State Berks, teaching courses on database management systems, information security, and technology-based entrepreneurship. Dr. Konak teaches IST 451: Network Security and IST 555: Intelligent Agents and Distributed Decision-Making.