Faculty & Staff

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Brad Crisp, Ph.D.
Director and Associate Professor of Information Systems

B.B.A., Abilene Christian University, 1993
M.B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1998
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2003

Phone: 325-674-2077
Email: brad.crisp@acu.edu 

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Brian Burton, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Information Technology

B.S., Abilene Christian University, 1992
M.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1999
Ed.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 2008

Phone: 325-674-6989
Email: bgb07a@acu.edu


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Orneita Burton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems

B.S., University of Arkansas, 1979
M.S., University of Central Texas, 1986
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2006

Phone: 325-674-2759
Email: orneita.burton@coba.acu.edu

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Rob Byrd, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Information Technology

B.S., Harding University, 1981
Navigator, U.S. Air Force Flight School, 1984
Military Instructor, U.S. Air Force Instructor School, 1986
M.S., Creighton University, 1992
Ed.D., University of Louisville, 2002

Phone: 325-674-4914
Email: rob.byrd@acu.edu

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John Homer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Science

B.S., Computer Science, Harding University, 2002
M.S., Computer Science, Kansas State University, 2006
Ph.D., Computer Science, Kansas State University, 2009

Phone: 325-674-6603
Email: jdh08a@acu.edu

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Alfandika Nyandoro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Technology

B.S. Computer Science (First Class Honors),National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, 1996
M.S. Digital Communications, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 2000  
Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2006

Phone: 325-674-6843
Email: axn09a@acu.edu

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Ray Pettit
Instructor of Computer Science

B.S., Park University, 1995
M.S., Texas Tech University, 2005
Ph.D. Texas Tech University, In Progress

Phone: 325-674-2070
Email: raymond.pettit@acu.edu

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James Prather, MS
Instructor of Computer Science

B.S. Oklahoma Christian University, 2006
M.S. University of Texas at Dallas, 2009
M.Div. Abilene Christian University, 2014
M.A. Abilene Christian University, In Progress
Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University, In Progress

Email: jrp09a@acu.edu

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Brent Reeves, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Management Science and Computer Science

Certified Data Processor (C.D.P.), 1980
B.B.A., Abilene Christian University, 1980
M.A., Abilene Christian University, 1982
M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder, 1991 
Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder,1993

Phone: 325-674-2385
Email: brent.reeves@acu.edu


Faculty Emeriti 

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John M. Barton, Ph.D.
Senior Faculty of Computer Science

B.A., David Lipscomb University, 1957
M.S., Villanova University, 1985
M.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1967   
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1975

Phone: 325-674-2708
Email: john.barton@cs.acu.edu

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Charles Small, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus, Information Systems

B.S., Abilene Christian University, 1954
M.S., Abilene Christian University, 1975
Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1978
Certified Data Processor (C.D.P), 1979

Email: charles.small@coba.acu.edu


Kathy Garison
Administrative Coordinator and Degree Plan Specialist

Phone: 325-674-2565
Email: klg08e@acu.edu

Brandon Delano
System Administrator

Phone: 325-674-6505
Email: bcd13a@acu.edu


Jenni Williams
Recruiting and Marketing Manager

Phone: 325-674-2173
Email: jxw07b@acu.edu

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