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Faculty and Staff of Norwich University
Computer Science
Director, Senator Patrick Leahy School of Cybersecurity and Advanced Computing

Michael Battig

Contact Information
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Michael Battig serves as the director of the Senator Patrick Leahy School of Cybersecurity and Advanced Computer at Norwich University. He comes with an extensive background that includes eight years of software development work in a business setting, grant writing in his field, and over 30 years of undergraduate teaching.

Charles A. Dana Professor
Computer Security and Information Assurance
Director, Center for Cybersecurity and Forensics Education and Research (CyFER)
Director, Global Cyber Threat Observatory

Portrait of Huw Read

Huw Read began his academic career in 2004 at the University of South Wales (United Kingdom) and has taught a number of specialist courses in digital forensics and cybersecurity. For more than 10 years, he has worked alongside industry and government on a number of cyber-related projects, partnering with diverse teams to design solutions to complex security problems.

Computer Science
Senior Vice President of Student Affairs and Technology

Frank Vanecek Frank Vanecek, DBA, is an honorary member of the Norwich University class of 2010 and has dedicated 47 years of his teaching profession to Norwich University advancing in the academic ranks from instructor, to full professor, to Department Chair, to Dean, to Vice President for Academic affairs, to Senior Vice President for Student Affairs and Technology. He is currently teaching full time in the Senator Patrick Leahy School of Cybersecurity and Advanced Computing.

Associate Professor
Computer Security and Information Assurance

Portrait of Matthew Bovee

Dr. Matthew Bovee joined the Norwich faculty in 2010. He is former Director of the Senator Patrick Leahy School of Cybersecurity and Advanced Computing.

Associate Professor
Computer Science
Coach for E-Sports

Portrait of Jeremy Hansen

Jeremy Hansen joined the Norwich University faculty in 2010 after spending ten years in information technology in the private sector.

Associate Professor
Computer Science

Portrait of Charles Snow

Charles Snow joined Norwich University faculty in 2019, following a one-year appointment as a visiting professor. In his career in higher education, he has taught computer science, networking, and courses that examine the social and legal effects of using these technologies.

Assistant Professor
Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

Jonathan Adkins

Jonathan Adkins, PhD, joined the faculty in the School of Cybersecurity, Data Science, and Computing at Norwich University in 2021.


Portrait of Kristin Hayes

Kristin Hayes joined the faculty in Norwich University’s Senator Patrick Leahy School of Cybersecurity & Advanced Computing in 2022. Prior to this role, Professor Hayes worked for the State of Vermont as an Information Security Analyst in the Agency of Digital Services.

Computer Security and Information Assurance

Portrait of Kris Rowley

Kris Rowley is a digital information security specialist. He was the chief information security officer for the state of Vermont for seven years before joining Norwich's faculty as a full-time professor.

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