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Master of Professional Studies in
Enterprise Architecture and Business Transformation

Faculty

  • Forrest Briscoe
    • Degree
      Ph.D., Management, MIT Sloan
    • Degree
      B.A., Harvard College

    Forrest Briscoe is a professor of management and a Frank and Mary Jean Smeal Research Fellow in the Penn State Smeal College of Business. He teaches courses in strategic management, business ethics, social entrepreneurship, and organizational theory. His research examines strategic decision-making in relation to a variety of topics, including corporate stakeholders, workforce management, resource allocation, social responsibility, and data governance.

  • Brian H. Cameron
    • Degree
      Ph.D., Learning and Performance Management Systems, Penn State
    • Degree
      MBA, Penn State
    • Degree
      B.S., Computer Science, Shippensburg University

    Dr. Brian H. Cameron is the associate dean for Professional Graduate Programs and a clinical professor of information systems in the Penn State Smeal College of Business. Dr. Cameron is also the founding director of the Center for Enterprise Architecture in the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology and the founding president of the Federation of Enterprise Architecture Professional Organizations (FEAPO). He has worked with a wide portfolio of companies on a variety of consulting engagements, ranging from systems integration projects to enterprise and business architecture planning and design. Dr. Cameron has consulted with Accenture, AT&T Wireless, Avaya, Boeing, EMC Corp., Lockheed Martin, NSA, Oracle, Raytheon, U.S. Marine Corps, and many others. He has served on the boards and working committees of several international professional organizations and journals and is a special academic adviser to the Business Architecture Guild. Dr. Cameron’s current research focus is effective value measurement for enterprise and business architecture.

  • Neil Efrom
    • Degree
      M.S., Business Technology, Marymount University
    • Degree
      B.S., Industrial Management, Carnegie Mellon University

    Mr. Neil Efrom is the acting co-department head for MITRE's Enterprise Transition Planning and Execution department. He has more than 25 years of experience in business process re-engineering and enterprise architecture projects for commercial companies and government organizations. Mr. Efrom teaches IST 421: Advanced Enterprise Integration: Technologies and Applications; EA 872: Enterprise Architecture Foundations II; and EA 873: Enterprise Modeling.

  • Edward J. Glantz
    • Degree
      Ph.D., Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State
    • Degree
      MBA, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
    • Degree
      B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Penn State
    • Degree
      B.A., General Arts and Science, Penn State

    Dr. Edward J. 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.

  • Carla D. Kendrick
    • Degree
      Ph.D., Organization and Management, Capella University
    • Degree
      M.A., Computer Resource Management, Webster University
    • Degree
      B.A., Communications, University of Alabama

    Dr. Carla D. Kendrick is an adjunct instructor with the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology. She is also a principal enterprise architect with The MITRE Corporation. Her career spans more than 37 years of providing advice and guidance for senior executives in establishing and using enterprise architecture (EA), systems engineering principles, management strategies, strategic planning, organization management, and program management. Dr. Kendrick teaches EA 872: Enterprise Architect Foundations II and EA 873: Enterprise Architecture Modeling.

  • Jeffrey A. Krug
    • Degree
      MLE, Institute for Management and Leadership in Education, Harvard University
    • Degree
      Ph.D., Strategic Management, Indiana University Bloomington
    • Degree
      M.S., International Business, Penn State
    • Degree
      B.A., Economics, Penn State

    Dr. Jeffrey A. Krug is the program director for the Master’s in Strategic Management and Executive Leadership program in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, where he teaches courses in strategic management. He also advises startup companies through the Penn State Startup Leadership Network and Happy Valley LaunchBox. His research focuses on corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions (M&As), global strategy, and the effects of M&As on acquired top management teams.

  • Kyle Leibenguth
    • Degree
      MBA, Penn State
    • Degree
      M. Finance, Penn State
    • Degree
      B.S., Louisiana State University

    Kyle Leibenguth is an instructor for the Penn State Smeal College of Business Online MBA and Professional Graduate Programs. Kyle is an industry professional in manufacturing, specifically project finance, project management, engineering, and operations. His focus areas include program management for a team of project engineers, capital budgeting, and project controls.

  • Anna Levy
    • Degree
      Ph.D., Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State
    • Degree
      M.S., Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State
    • Degree
      MLS, Library and Information Sciences, Pratt Institute School of Information
    • Degree
      B.A., Library Science and Bibliography, Moscow State University of Culture and Arts

    Dr. Anna Levy has been an instructor for the College of IST and World Campus since 2014. Prior to joining IST, Dr. Levy served 8 years as an adjunct faculty member of Queen College Graduate School of Library and Information Studies (CUNY). Her career spans more than 30 years of conducting library and academic research, including work as a reference librarian and a bibliographer. Dr. Levy’s primary research interests include e-government research at the municipal level, public administration, and town-gown relations, particularly focusing on the analysis of the impacts of social media and mobile technology on local governance in the information age. She teaches IST 594: Research Topics and EA 594: Research Topics.

  • Celeste Newcomb
    • Degree
      MBA, Business (International Business, Health Care), Johns Hopkins University
    • Degree
      B.A., History

    Celeste Newcomb is an instructor of management and organization in the Penn State Smeal College of Business. Until 2021, she served as an affiliate faculty member in the College of Nursing and the College of Health and Human Development's Health Policy and Administration Department. She has taught MBADM 816: Managing and Leading People in Organizations; MGMT 451W: Business, Ethics, and Society; MGMT 326: Organizational Behavior and Design; MGMT 355: Leadership and Change in Organizations; BA 304: Management and Organization; MGMT 301: Basic Management Concepts; MGMT 461: International Management; and PSU 006: First-Year Seminar in Business Administration in the Smeal College of Business. She has more than 15 years of experience working in management and health care.

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