Denise Pheils, PhD, is an adjunct instructor in computer, curriculum, and statistics courses at several colleges and universities including Texas A& M and Excelsior College. Dr. Pheils has an extensive experience in curriculum mapping, accreditation, grant writing, and research. She holds a PhD in Online Training and Teaching and a Master’s degree in Information System of Management. In addition to the following professional certifications: CISSP, PMP, and A+. Areas of interest include: system security and information assurance, online education and quality of online courses, and the creation of hands-on opportunities for online courses.