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Dr. William Cunningham
Center for Data and Society
Political Science
Dean, School of Graduate Studies

Dr. Cunningham is a political scientist with expertise in political violence, terrorism, and conflict resolution. He earned an MA in political science at American University and an MLitt in political studies at the University of Auckland.  His Ph.D. from George Mason University is in conflict analysis and resolution with a focus on resolving political violence with non-violent means. 

Dr. Cunningham published two book chapters on terrorism for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and he worked on a joint project of the National Defense University and George Mason University on creating the Conceptual Model of Counterterrorist Operations.  He conducted field research in Northern Ireland for his master’s thesis and doctoral dissertation. He has presented papers at conferences in the U.S., Germany, and New Zealand on terrorism, peace processes, mediation, threat assessment, global governance, and peacekeeping operations. 

Dr. Cunningham has taught courses on terrorism, negotiation, conflict resolution, and mediation, and he teaches CSEC 608:  Cyber Espionage, Terrorism, and War.


Pamela King, M.A.
Center for Data and Society
Instructor of Digital Forensics Program

Pamela King worked for nearly 20 years in law enforcement as a civilian specialist in digital forensics and cybersecurity for a federal program providing investigative support and information sharing regionally to state and local law enforcement agencies.  While working in law enforcement, she produced tactical and strategic intelligence analysis for law enforcement and supported active high technology investigations by extracting evidence from digital media and computers.  She conducted numerous professional training seminars in cybercrime and digital forensics for state, local, federal, tribal, international, and military police.  She was employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) for the Computer Analysis and Response Team (CART) assigned to the NJRCFL (New Jersey Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory).  Following this, she worked in private industry doing cyber investigations, digital forensics, and e-discovery for over a decade.  During her career, she was also the manager of several IT departments and was responsible for cybersecurity infrastructure, standard operating procedures, audits and assessment.

She began teaching at various colleges as an adjunct for courses in digital forensics, computer science, cybersecurity and criminal justice beginning in 2007.  In 2014, she began working as a full time faculty instructor at CHC in the Computer Science and Information Technology Department in the Center of Data & Society.  She teaches, advises students, and manages programs for the School of Undergraduate Studies Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity (BS) degree programs, and the School of Graduate Studies Cybersecurity (MS) degree program. 

George M. Frazier, M.Ed., CISSP, GCIH, GSNA

George Frazier has served as a director of technology and information systems for over 20 years.  Presently, he is the Director of Information Systems at Lower Merion School District in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. In this position, he implemented the Center for Information Security 20 Critical Security Controls and co-authored security, compliance, and privacy policies. Frazier has taught as an adjunct professor for over 15 years, teaching face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online courses ranging from foundational technology to leadership and cybersecurity. He is a certified PDE Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction and a certified Instructional Technology Specialist. He holds a M.S. in Computers and Technology in Education.  He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) and System and Network Auditor (GSNA).  Before starting his career in information technology and cybersecurity, George Frazier served in the United States Marine Corps from 1988 to 1998, where he achieved the rank of Major.


Brian J. Halpin, J.D.

Brian J. Halpin, J.D. is the Senior Vice President of Forensics & Technology for Capsicum Group, LLC. In this position, he manages and conducts digital forensics, data recovery, and eDiscovery examinations. He is a former FBI Special Agent and Acting Director of the New Jersey Regional Computer Forensic Laboratory (NJRCFL). He was previously a Director of Cyber Security and Information Security at a larger healthcare insurance company, where he managed enterprise threat and risk intelligence analysis processes, systems, and personnel. He has also taught computer forensics as an adjunct professor at Drexel University. He earned his Juris Doctorate at Temple University School of Law.


Carl W. Herberger, CISSP CISM

Carl W. Herberger, CISSP CISM is the Global General Manager & Vice Present of Security Solutions for Radware, Inc., where he is responsible for all business attributes of Radware’s global $190M+ security business. He was previously the Vice President of Security & Compliance for Evolve IP, LLC, as well as the CEO and Co-Founder of Allied InfoSecurity, Inc., among other high-level positions. He was the Chief of Electronic Warfare Support in the United States Air Force between 1996 and 1998, and was previously an Electronic Warfare Officer for the B-52H Bomber. He is considered a foremost expert on the problems and solutions surrounding cyber-attacks. He earned his MBA in Finance in 1998 from Auburn University.



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Cybersecurity Conference

Our college also hosts the Annual Cyber Security and Forensics Conference at our SugarLoaf Campus. This renowned conference is co-sponsored by the Chestnut Hill College HTCIA Student Chapter and the High Technology Crime Investigation Association.

Our conference centers on investigations, apprehensions and methodologies associated with the newest breed of high tech criminals.

The conference is also a gathering place for members from the Philadelphia Women and Cyber Security group. Women make up only %11 of the cybersecurity workforce and with such low representation, the Philadelphia Women Cyber Security group advocates for and assists women as they navigate through the cybersecurity industry.