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College of Science, Engineering and Technology Faculty

Educating the Next Generation of STEM Professionals

Mentorship is a key component in the relationship our experienced faculty have with our College of Science, Engineering and Technology students. As a student, you have all the support necessary to succeed in our rigorous science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum. Meet some of the College of Science, Engineering and Technology’s scholars responsible for helping you become a global STEM professional.

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  • Dr. Heather Monthie is an Associate Dean and Associate Professor in the College of Science Engineering and Technology at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ. She has over 20 years of experience in IT and Technology Education. Dr. Monthie has a Bachelor's in Computer Science from Lakeland College in Kohler, WI; a Master's in Teaching with a Computer Science emphasis from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, WI; and a Ph.D. in Information Technology from Capella University in Minneapolis, MN.

    Dr. Monthie served a two-year term from 2016-2018 as the co-chair for the collegiate sub-group of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE). She also serves on the Arizona Cybersecurity Team (ACT) created under an Executive Order from Arizona’s Governor Doug Ducey. Dr. Monthie is also member of the Executive Council of CompTIA, a leading professional certification trade association for the IT industry. Dr. Monthie is also an FAA Certificated Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor. Combining her passions of technology, education, and aviation, Dr. Monthie’s current research interests are in the cyber threats of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), as well as integrating UAS in STEM education.