Dr. Patricia Pedraza-Nafziger is a self-proclaimed “geek girl” with a passion for technology, learning, and teaching. Raised an AirForce brat, Patricia has lived in various parts of the world throughout her childhood and early adult years. As an Information Systems Team Leader with a demonstrated history in the aerospace industry, Patricia has gained a wealth of experience. Her goal as a College Professor is to share her knowledge to stimulate a positive influence on the academic development of the next generation. Patricia also volunteers as a contributing editor for BellaOnline’s – Distance Learning channel writing about the latest online learning trends. Patricia also enjoys road trips, cooking new recipes, outdoor recreation, and spending time with her husband and two furkids.