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Gerald Emerick

Gerald Emerick

Gerald Emerick
Gerald Emerick

Associate Professor-ISI
Accountancy, Finance & Information Systems
Phone: (231) 591-3148
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • EdD, University of Illinois, Educational Policy, Organization, and Leadership
  • MS, Grand Valley State University, Computer Information Systems, Project Management, Object Oriented Technology
  • BBA, Eastern Michigan University, Business Computer Systems, Business

Biography

After 20 years in the Information Systems business environment and 10 years as an adjunct faculty member, Professor Emerick joined the Ferris ISI program as a full-time faculty member in the Fall of 2011.

During his 20 years in Information Systems he held many different positions in both large, international organizations and small organizations. He has held positions including Management Consultant, Project Manager, Software Design and Development, and Database Administrator. Professor Emerick actively consults in Application Security Assessments, Software Engineering and Business Intelligence.

Professor Emerick regularly engages outside of the classroom with students in cyber security competitions such as National Cyber League and CCDN, advises the ISIA student organization, and coordinates attendance and participation in annual cyber security conferences for both faculty and students. Professor Emerick founded the Summer Cyber Academy at Ferris State University that invites high school students to be introduced to cyber security and participate in digital forensics, networking, and ethical hacking challenges.

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Material Regarding New Courses/Curricula
    Emerick, G. (2021). "ISIN 380 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning,"
  • Cited Research
    Emerick, G. (2021). "Factors that influence students to choose cybersecurity careers," IDEALS.
  • Conference Proceeding
    Kam, H., Gogolin, G. E., Emerick, G. (2014). "Authentic Learning in Cybersecurity: Learning Opportunities and Pedagogical Challenges," Madrid: 2014 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE) www.researchgate.net/publication/263579585_Authentic_Learning_in_Cybersecurity_Learning_Opportunities_and_Pedagogical_Challenges
  • Conference Proceeding
    Kam, H., Gogolin, G. E., Blakemore, D. L., Emerick, G. (2013). "Playing Online Games on Facebook: Conscious and Unconscious Learning of Database Design," Seattle, WA: Proceedings of 43th IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE) ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6684877/?reload=true&arnumber=6684877
  • Conference Proceeding
    Kam, H., Katerattanakul, P., Emerick, G. (2013). "Impact of External Pressures on Information Security Policy Compliance in the Banking Industry," Natal: CONF-IRM 2013 Proceedings. works.bepress.com/hweejoo/11/
  • Book Chapter
    Emerick, G. (2012). "Introduction to Digital Forensics - Chapter on Cloud Security," New York, New York: Auerbach Publishers Inc.

Presentations

  • Webcast
    Emerick, G. J., April Cybersecurity Competition, "Cybersecurity Cryptography," Ferris State University, (April 20, 2021).
  • Lecture
    Emerick, G., March 2021 Cybersecurity Competition, "Cybersecurity Cryptography," Ferris State University, Virtual, (March 2021).
  • Lecture
    Emerick, G., MWC3 Midwest Computing Conference, "Cybersecurity Competitions," Grand Rapids, (March 2019).
  • Paper
    Kam, H. (Author & Presenter), Gogolin, G. E. (Author), Emerick, G. (Author), 43th IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), "Authentic Learning in Cybersecurity: Learning Opportunities and Pedagogical Challenges," Madrid, Spain, (October 2014).
  • Presentation
    Kam, H. (Author & Presenter), Gogolin, G. E. (Author), Blakemore, D. L. (Author), Emerick, G. (Author), IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), "Playing Online Games on Facebook: The Conscious and Unconscious Learning in Database Design," Oklahoma City, (October 24, 2013).
  • Presentation
    Kam, H. (Author & Presenter), Katerattanakul, P. (Author), Emerick, G. (Author), International Conference on Information Resources Management (Conf-IRM), "Impact of External Pressures on Information Security Policy Compliance in the Banking Industry," Natal, Brazil, (May 23, 2013).
  • Presentation
    Emerick, G. (Author & Presenter), Kam, H., KCTC ISI Program Presentation, "ISI Program Overview," Grand Rapids, MI, (April 12, 2013).
  • Presentation
    Emerick, G. (Author & Presenter), FCTL Online Course Fair, "FCTL Online Course Fair," FCTL, Big Rapids, MI, (February 20, 2013).