Berkita Bradford, Ph.D.
Berkita Bradford, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Division of
Administration and Economics, has taught in the areas of lodging
and event planning management for the past seven years. Her
background includes a B.S. in Hotel Restaurant Management, an M.P.A
with a concentration in Human Resource Management and a Ph.D. in
Hospitality and Tourism. Her research interest is in the areas of
entrepreneurship, diversity and heritage tourism.
Keith Cozine, Ph.D.
Keith Cozine, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Homeland and
Corporate Security, joins us in the Division of Criminal Justice
and Legal Studies. Dr. Cozine earned an M.A. in Criminal Justice
and a Ph.D. in Global Affairs from Rutgers University where he also
served as a Guest Lecturer. He comes to us from the U.S. Department
of Homeland Security with over a decade of law enforcement and
intelligence experience. His areas of specialization are border
security and international cooperation to combat transnational
crime and terrorism.
David P. Hedlund, Ph.D.
David P. Hedlund, Ph.D., joins us as an Assistant Professor in
the Division of Sport Management. Dr. Hedlund earned his Ph.D. from
Florida State University. He has over 15 years of domestic and
international experience in sport, business and education. His
areas of sport expertise and research include management,
marketing, consumer behavior and coaching.
Ying Liu, Ph.D.
Ying Liu, Ph.D., Division of Computer Science, Mathematics and
Science, joins us as an Assistant Professor. He received his B.S.
in Environmental Biology from Nanjing University, China, and
master's degrees in Bioinformatics and Computer Science from the
Georgia Institute of Technology in 2002. He earned his Ph.D. in
Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2005.
His current research projects include text mining of medical
literature databases, creation of databases for biological
applications, computational systems biology and data mining for
better understanding of genomic/proteomic and medical data. He has
published over 30 peer-reviewed research papers in various journals