Associate Professor at Cleveland State University
Janine Spears is an associate professor in information systems. She is on faculty at Cleveland State University in the College of Business where she teaches cybersecurity courses. She holds a PhD from Penn State University. Her research interests include IS security risk assessment; security workforce development; consumer privacy; and digital media literacy. Dr. Spears previously served on the faculty of DePaul University in Chicago. Prior to her academic career, she worked in IT at two major motion picture studios in Los Angeles.