Dr. Valorie King
Valorie J. King, PhD is the Program Chair for the Cybersecurity Management and Policy program in the Undergraduate School at University of Maryland University College. Her professional experience includes executive management consulting, IT strategy and policy development for federal organizations, and systems and software engineering in the defense and intelligence industries. Dr. King's areas of expertise include: cybersecurity education and training; cybersecurity management, policy, and governance; risk management; and the Internet of Things (IoT), including the quantized self, embedded medical devices, and wearable computing. Her current professional focus is on developing tomorrow’s cybersecurity workforce. To accomplish this, she leads a world-class faculty of scholar-practitioners who engage in the design, management, delivery, and assessment of curriculum providing students with the knowledge and skills needed to lead and manage tomorrow's cybersecurity programs, products, and services in businesses and governments within local, regional, national and international contexts.
Dr. King earned both her Master in Information Technology and a Chief Information Officer certificate from UMUC’s graduate school. She earned the Doctor of Philosophy in Organization and Management (IT Management Specialization) in 2008 from Capella University and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Health Care Administration in 2010. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences from the University of Maryland College Park. She is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and holds the CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, PMP, and PSEM certifications.
Keith Hauk (Stateside Military Operations)
Col. Keith Hauk (U.S. Army, Ret.) serves as the UMUC Associate VP for Veterans Initiatives and Military Support. In this role, he works to ensure that military-affiliated students receive the advocacy, resources, and support needed as they work toward their educational goals and successful transition into the civilian workplace. In addition, he oversees operational support for military-affiliated students, including processing of VA certification for student veterans, and Tuition Assistance Military Degree Plans for active military students.
Keith is a 29-year Army veteran who joined UMUC in September 2015. Over the course of his career he served in locations across the continental United States, Central America, Europe, and the Middle East, including combat tours in Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. He holds an undergraduate degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point as well as advanced degrees from the Colorado School of Mines and the United States Naval War College.