Lisa Lancor

Computer Science Department

As Professor and Chairperson of the Computer Science Department at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), Lisa leads 12 full-time faculty in their offering of two undergraduate majors and a Master’s degree with specializations in Software Development and Cybersecurity. For the past 20 years, Lisa has taught a range of courses in both the undergraduate and graduate curricula which include: CS1, CS2, Data Structures, Digital Systems, Software Engineering, Advanced Software Engineering, Computer Graphics, Information Security, Web Security and Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking. Lisa is passionate about Computer Science Education and in trying new technologies and pedagogical techniques in the classroom. Lisa’s primary area of interest is in Cybersecurity and exploring the Dark Web and its technologies as well as research in continuous user authentication on mobile devices. Lisa is currently one of SCSU’s Executive Champion for the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Pacesetter’s program which is committed to significantly increasing the number of women in computing at SCSU over the next two years.