Faculty & Staff

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John Homer, Ph.D.
Director and 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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Brian Burton, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Digital Entertainment 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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Brad Crisp, Ph.D.
Dean 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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Ray Pettit
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

B.S., Park University, 1995
M.S., Texas Tech University, 2005
Ph.D. Texas Tech University, 2016

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, 2016
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


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Jeremy St. John, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Information Systems

B.B.A. (Business Computer Information Systems) University of North Texas
M.S. (Information Technology) University of North Texas, 2001
Ph.D. (Business Computer Information Systems) University of North Texas, 2008

Phone: 325-674-6843
Email: jeremy.stjohn@acu.edu

Adjunct Faculty

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Rich Tanner, M.S.
Adjunct Professor

A.A.S. Computer Graphics and Programming, Missouri State University, 2007
B.S., Information Technology, Abilene Christian University, 2010
M.S.,Human Computer Interaction, Iowa State University, 2013

Phone: 210-259-7049
Email: rich.tanner@acu.edu


Kathy Garison
Administrative Coordinator

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

Brandon Delano
System Administrator

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


Jenni Williams, M.Ed.
Enrollment and Student Development Manager

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

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