Dr. Patricia Pedraza-Nafziger is a self-proclaimed “geek girl” with a passion for technology, learning, and teaching. 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 Ph.D. IT Professor is to share her knowledge to stimulate a positive influence on the academic development of the next generation. In her spare time, Patricia enjoys road trips, cooking new recipes, outdoor recreation, and spending time with her husband and two furkids.