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Bryan Lewis

Assistant Dean for Technology & Operations; Lecturer in IT
Information Technology

Bryan Lewis
+1 434-924-0076
Ed.D., Instructional Technology, University of Virginia
M.S., Management of Information Technology, University of Virginia
B.S, Biology and Economics, University of Virginia
Areas of Expertise: 
Information security
Instructional technology
Data communications
Space design
Professional Activities: 

Mr. Lewis has extensive experience in the design and implementation of core business, collaborative, and emerging technologies. Prior to joining the McIntire School, Mr. Lewis served as a Company Officer and Principal for an audio visual and telecommunications design, engineering, and manufacturing company. His past experience includes large-scale network infrastructure and secure system design, deployments, and migrations, including secure distance-based learning and collaborative space design. Past projects include project management of all audiovisual, security, and telecommunications technology in several long term multimillion dollar projects at universities across the United States and Canada as a primary implementer of the Dell-connected campus.

Mr. Lewis currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Technology & Operations and IT area lecturer at the McIntire School. Certified as both a  CISSP and CCSP, Mr. Lewis has extensive experience with cyber security operations, research, and instruction in both the public and the private sectors.  He serves as a lecturer on network, data, and cloud security with a focus on defensive technologies, secure communications, and the business impacts of information security in the M.S. in MIT, MS in Accounting, certificate in cyber security,  and undergraduate curricula. His primary consulting interests focus on distance learning design, large-scale visualization, information security in the public sector, and collaborative space design projects.

Selected Publications and Presentations

"Reclaiming the Keys to the Kingdom: Examining End-User Administrator Rights in Higher Education," Educause Review, February 2018 (with E. Rzeszut)

“IT Guidelines for Global Programs: Policies and Practice,” Educause National Conference, Anaheim, October 2016.

Designing IT Guidelines for Global Travel,” Educause Review, August 2015 (with E. Rzeszut).

“Building the Stage: Designing the Technology Infrastructure to Successfully Deliver to your Audience,” Chapter Proposal, March 2014, in review.

“Using Video Cases to Scaffold Mentoring Competencies: A Program Design from the Young Women Leaders Program,” SITE, New Orleans, March 2013.

“Designing Space for Collaboration: What Is Working in Higher Education?” CCUMC National Conference, Las Vegas, November 2012.

“Instructional Technology: Higher Education Directions and Industry Trends,” Educause National Conference, Philadelphia, October 2011.

“Challenges in Technology Implementation for Learning Spaces in Higher Education,” Educause Quarterly, 2009 (with G. D. Starsia).