College of Science, Technology, and Health

Innovations in Remote Academic Internships During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 28, 2022
12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
201 Bailey Hall, Gorham Campus

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Our 12th and final session of CSTH's Spring Seminar Series 2022 is presented by assistant professor of technology Lori Sussman.

Lori Sussman, Ed.D., is an Assistant Professor of Technology and Cybersecurity at the University of Southern Maine. She is a West Point graduate and retired U.S. Army Colonel. Her military leadership experiences include 15th Regimental Signal Brigade Commander, 2nd Infantry Division Battalion Commander/CIO/G-6, Presidential Communications Officer, Joint Staff J-6 Executive Officer, and Assistant to the Army Chief of the Staff, among many demanding tactical assignments. Dr. Sussman spent time in large and small companies but most notably Cisco Systems and HPE. She is also an entrepreneur, having created several consulting businesses. In these varied roles, Dr. Sussman has managed a spectrum of highly complex organizations engaged in developing, integrating, deploying, and sustaining state-of-the-art technology and security solutions for clients. The Epsilon Pi Tau Technology Honor Society Awarded Dr. Sussman with the Warner Minilecture Award in both 2020 and 2021 for her research about the Cybersecurity Ambassadors. Her research areas include cybersecurity training and awareness, gender equity in technology organizations, and technology leadership. In 2021, Governor Mills named Dr. Sussman as one of eleven veteran aides-de-camp.