Dr. Kristi Dean is a seasoned educator with 12 years of teaching experience in the classroom, online and in an international setting. She earned her doctorate in Organizational Business from Capella University, her Masters in International Business Administration from Central Michigan University and Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Detroit College of Business. Dr. Dean is currently a professor in the Computer Science Department at Central Michigan University and Macomb Community College (Michigan). Among her career highlights is having the opportunity to educate students at the University of Shanghai Science and Technology in China. In addition, to her teaching experience she has delivered over 13 conference presentations throughout the United States as well as internationally at Oxford University, England and Hong Kong, China.