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Northern Florida University continuously strives towards providing its students with an environment that encourages them to learn and reach their highest potential. Our faculty share our drive to make a difference and, hence, always endeavor to share their knowledge and experiences with the young minds of today. Their years of practice in a variety of fields have enabled them to develop the expertise needed to successfully pair academic theory with real-life industry knowledge for a quality learning experience and to continuously add innovative ideas to existing thought processes. All-in-all, our faculty offers a competitive web-based educational environment and a mission-driven curriculum that allow you to broaden your horizon of ideas.
Each one of our faculty members is a dedicated professional and industry expert drawn from top learning centers across the globe and has specialized in a diverse range of subject fields.  Most of our faculty members hold a PhD degree in their respective fields and are regularly published in various academic publications globally.


Meet Our Faculty

  • Kevin G. Lindsey

    PhD, Computer Sciences
    Assistant Professor,
    Networking & Telecommunication
  • Elizabeth G. Cutter

    Masters, Business Studies
    Assistant Professor,
    Business & Management
  • Joseph S. Payne

    M.A. Communication Studies
    Assistant Professor,
    Public Administration/ Social Services

Kevin G. Lindsey

Ph.D., Computer Sciences, Barnett University

M.S. Computer Sciences, Mercy College

B.S. Computer Sciences, Mercy College

Kevin G. Lindsey was very much inspired by his teachers and so he used to work with his professors in his part time and assist them in developing new systems that can improve the living standards. He is driven by computer networking initiatives and development and has received Silver Award from International Technological Society for his outstanding contributions. He has decades of experience of teaching students and develops them in a way so that they learn to take the lead and come up with technological innovations that can support the community. He is also a renowned speaker and conducted various presentations on Networking & Networking Systems across the world. He has also published various journals on the same theme.

Courses Taught

Computer Information Systems (CIS), Programming, Network Operating Systems

Awards and Honors

Plenary Award for Research on "Virtual Private Network" for infoSystems

Elizabeth G. Cutter

Masters, e- Business, Namtech Business School

Masters, Supply Chain, Namtech Business School

Masters, Business Studies, Namtech Business School

Elizabeth G. Cutter is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional with extensive teaching experience across all areas of business management. She is an exceptional leader who is able to develop and motivate students to achieve their career goals. She has also conducted various trainings and workshops in the same field.

Courses Taught

Marketing, Marketing Communications, Supply Chain

Awards and Honors

Conducted a presentation on "How Technology Impacts E-business?"
Published a journal on "Persuasive & Informative Marketing Communications Mix"

Joseph S. Payne

M.A. Communication Studies, KIIT Academy

B.A. Public Administration, KIIT Academy

Joseph S. Payne is an expert in public and social policy development and implementation. During his association with world's leading non-profit organizations and numerous organizations PR related activities he has been responsible for suggesting and implementing changes in the organizational communications. During his teaching experience, he has contributed by developing, writing and implementing a joint international and national curriculum for all subjects, ensuring the maintenance of the continuum of learning. He has also been a part of developing and implementing changes in the organizational structure of the institution's policies and procedures, systems and processes and operations world-wide.

Courses Taught

Public Speaking, Photography

Awards and Honors

Certified Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator user
Published journal on "Strategies for Building a Vibrant, Cohesive, and Vision-Driven Community"
Presentations on "Ethical Issues & Trends in Global Community", "The causes & Consequences of Government Regulations".

  • Monica D. Holtzclaw

    PhD in Human Services
    Counseling Studies
    Assistant Professor,
    Psychology/ Animal History
  • Mark H. Brown

    Master in Business
    Administration – MBA
    Assistant Professor,
    Business & Management

Monica D. Holtzclaw

PhD in Human Services - Counseling Studies

MS in Counseling Studies – General

MS in Animal History

Monica D. Holtzclaw is a certified therapist who has been helping students to nurture in them empathizing qualities to make the society a better place to live in. Her experience as a therapist and as a counselor makes her the students favorite. She is amongst the most sought after faculty members at the University. She makes her students do a lot of different things that are not in the textbook. She gives a lot of psychological assessment-type tests as part of class projects. People in the class do come out with a better understanding of who they are. It is important to involve students in the learning process at the level of experience and not just at the intellectual level.

Courses Taught

Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Organizational Psychology

Awards and Honors

Nationally Certified Counselor
Presentation on "The creative therapies and collaborative learning"
77th Annual Health & Therapy Conference
Published research on "Organizational Psychology - Risks, Outcomes, and Globalization Issues"

Mark H. Brown

Master in Business Administration – MBA

Bachelor in Business and Economics - USA

Quality Management: ISO - Mid Certification

A talented professional with over 10 years of international business management and consultation experience, Mark H. Brown has an extensive experience in development & consultation of e-learning platforms and distance learning in addition to consultations on convergence from offline to online course materials. With a proven record of accomplishment in planning and leading comprehensive strategies in support of business and educational goals/objectives, he joined University. He has been involved in conceptualization and steering of targeted, integrated programs that effectively reinforce and generate results. He possesses proven ability to execute successful product launches in numerous global markets.

Courses Taught

Media Practices: Time-Based for Documentary, Media Practices: Film Form

Awards and Honors

Conducted Presentation on "Personal Leadership Webinar Series"
Presented paper on " Business Management – Study of Dynamic competencies"



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