Undergraduate Faculty Listing

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Criminal Justice
Adjunct Associate Professor
Adjunct Associate Professor Frankie T. Ishizaki has taught criminal justice, homeland security and public safety administration courses for UMUC since 2002. He is a retired FBI special agent and has served as Chief of Police, Director of Corrections, Homeland Security Advisor and Senator in the 29th Guam Legislature. Frank has also worked as a police sergeant, crime scene investigator, youth corrections worker and security consultant. Frank has lectured on international terrorism and investigative techniques for the FBI and the State Department. He has taught criminal justice, homeland security, public administration and science courses at the secondary and post-secondary levels. Frank has written opinion columns for the Pacific Daily News and the Marianas Variety. He hosted radio talk shows for K57 and KUAM radio. Frank holds a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Guam and a M.S. in Forensic Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh.
TESOL (Bridge), Writing
Collegiate Instructor

Prof. Itokazu holds a MA from Southern Illinois University and a BA from Northern Illinois University.

Collegiate Associate Professor

Dr. Sarah E. Jackson holds a BA in economics from Western Washington University, and an MS and PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After completing her PhD in 2006,she taught at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the US until accepting her first overseas position in 2012. From 2012 until 2015, she taught at The Petroleum Institute, a small engineering university in the UAE. She joined UMUC Asia in 2015 as a Traveling Collegiate Associate Professor were she has taught in mainland Japan and Okinawa.

English, Writing, Speech
Collegiate Associate Professor

Prof. Jenkins holds a MFA in drama from the University of Arizona, a MA in English from San Francisco State University and a BA in literature from American University, Washington D.C.

Computer Studies
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Prof. Jeon holds a B.S. in computer science from Dankook University in Seoul, Korea, and an M.S., also in computer science, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she took additional graduate work in computer science after completing her master's degree. At both Dankook University and the University of Nevada Las Vegas she gained teaching experience while serving as a teaching assistant. Ms. Jeon has been employed as a computer engineer and software developer. She joined the UMUC Asia faculty in Korea in August 2000 and has taught regularly since then, in the fields of computer and information science (CMIS) and Information Systems Management (IFSM), teaching at Osan Air Base, at Camp Humphreys, at Yongsan, at Kunsan AB, and Daegu (Cp Henry, Cp Carroll), as well as in the online learning program.
Business Management, Computer Studies
Collegiate Associate Professor

Prof. Johnson earned a B.A. in psychology and philosophy from the University of Warwick in Coventry, England, an M.B.A. from the University of Alabama, an M.S. in international business from the University of South Carolina, and has studied toward a Ph.D. in management information systems at Auburn University. He has taught at Durham Technical Community College, Central Texas College, the University of South Carolina, Concordia International University in Brazil, Auburn University, and at Upper Iowa University. Mr. Johnson has had a range of other employment including experience in financial fields. He has several publications in the area of Global Information Systems. Since joining the Asian Division faculty in 1996 he has taught in Guam, Misawa, Korea, Iwakuni, and the Tokyo area, and in the online learning program.

Keith Johnston
Computer Studies, Music
Collegiate Associate Professor

Prof. Johnston, Collegiate Associate Professor of Music and Computer Studies, UMUC Asia, winner of a 2016 Stanley J. Drazek Teaching Excellence Award. Johnston joined the UMUC faculty in 2002 and developed the music curriculum throughout Korea and online. Johnston has written compositions in a wide range of media and has performed throughout the United States and Asia. In addition to the Drazek Award, he has received awards from the University of Washington, Princeton University, and the New Jersey Council for the Arts, as well as the UNESCO Foundation Scholarship for the study of computer synthesis techniques at MIT.

Collegiate Associate Professor

Prof. David Jones holds a MPA from Wichita State University and a BSBA from Central Michigan University.


Gloria Jones
Collegiate Associate Professor

Dr. Gloria J. Jones is a fifteen-year veteran of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Naval Reserves and a former UMUC student. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in psychology from Central Michigan University and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Indiana State University before settling in Wichita, Kansas. For almost thirty years Dr. Jones had a clinical practice in Wichita, Kansas. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Jones was a consulting member of the behavioral health committee for several insurance companies and for the State of Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Teaching to a military population for UMUC was a long-time goal for her. Dr. Jones’s professional interests include clinical applications in psychology and ethics.