Dr. Rhonda Lucas

Dr. Rhonda Lucas

Information Systems and Technology Department


  • Ph.D. in Computing, School of Computing, University of South Alabama, 2023
    • Dissertation:  "The Effects of Real-World Experiences in Active Learning (R.E.A.L.) Applied in an Information Systems Data Communication and Networking Course"
  • Master of Science in Information Systems, University of South Alabama, 1998.
  • Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems, University of South Alabama, 1993.

Research Interests

  • Cybersecurity Education, STEM Education (with a Computing focus), Internship and Externship Training
  • The Role of Information Systems in Business, Information Technology and Systems Customer Software Solutions
  • Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Project Team Management
  • Information Technology Governance, Compliance, and Policies

Teaching Experience

Positions Held:

  • Instructor, University of South Alabama, School of Computing, Mobile, AL (2015 - Present).

  • Instructor, Spring Hill College, Division of Business, Mobile, AL (2007 - 2015).

  • Adjunct Instructor, Loyola University, Division of Business, New Orleans, LA (2014 - 2015).

  • Adjunct Instructor, Bishop State Community College, Mobile, AL (1999 - 2015).

  • Adjunct Instructor, Faulkner State Community College, Bay Minette, AL (2009 - 2010),

  • Adjunct Instructor, University of South Alabama, Mitchell College of Business, Mobile, AL (2006).

Courses Taught:

  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Information Systems in Organizations
  • IS Enterprise Integration
  • IS Function Integration
  • Microsoft Office 2013/2010/2007 Applications-Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access
  • Introduction to Computer Logic and Programming Concepts
  • Operating Systems
  • Business Information Systems:  Essentials of Management Information Systems
  • Database Management Software Applications and Microsoft Access
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Introduction to Web Development and Microsoft FrontPage