Cyber Security Faculty


Faculty Research by Professor

Our diverse faculty bring incredible experience to the Cyber Security program and the students at Southern Utah University. The faculty listed below directly service the cyber security program and courses in the CSIS Department. To view all faculty in the CSIS Department, please visit our Faculty Research Center page.

Dr. Dezhi Wu

Research Areas: Dr. Wu's primary research interests are in the areas of human-computer interaction, behavioral information security, healthcare information systems and mobile training and learning.

Photo: Dezhi Wu

Dr. Shalini Kesar

Research Areas: Dr. Kesar's research and publications focus in the following areas: management of information security; computer crime; computer ethics, electronic commerce; and E-Government.

Photo: Shalini Kesar

Dr. Tim Ball

Research Areas: Dr. Ball received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Rhode Island in 2010. His primary research interests are Computer and Network (Cyber) Security; Cyber Operations; Digital Forensics; Software Reverse Engineering; Cryptography; and Social Engineering. He is a former government civilian employee and has worked with the Army, Navy, Air Force, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency on all types of cyber-related projects. Dr. Ball remains active in the Information Security world and brings that experience to the classroom. He also advises students in the Cyber Defense Competitions Club as they prepare to compete in regional and national competitions.

Photo: Dr. Tim Ball