Anne  Kohnke Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Anne Kohnke

Associate Professor of Cybersecurity
University of Detroit Mercy

Anne Kohnke, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Cybersecurity and the PI for the Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense at the University of Detroit Mercy. Dr. Kohnke was also a tenured Associate Professor at Lawrence Technological University where she taught technical IT and cybersecurity courses. Dr. Kohnke’s research is focused in the area of cybersecurity, insider threats, and has recently coauthored six books and several peer-reviewed journal articles in this field of study.


Anne Kohnke, PhD, is an assistant professor of IT at Lawrence Technological University and teaches courses in both the information technology and organization development/change management disciplines at the bachelor through doctorate levels. Anne started as an adjunct professor in 2002 and joined the faculty full-time in 2011. Her research focus is in the areas of cybersecurity, risk management, and IT governance.  Anne started her IT career in the mid-1980s on a help desk, and over the years developed technical proficiency as a database administrator, network administrator, systems analyst, and technical project manager. After a decade, Anne was promoted to management and worked as an IT Director, Vice President of IT and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Anne earned her PhD from Benedictine University.


    PhD from Benedictine University, Lisle, IL

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Anne's research focus is in the areas of cybersecurity, risk management, and IT governance.


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