Ms. Morgan Burcham is a lecturer of Computer Science at the University of North Alabama (UNA). She is a 2015 graduate of UNA with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, a 2016 graduate of the University of Alabama (UA) with a Master of Science in Computer Science, and a current PhD candidate at Auburn University with a focus in cybersecurity education.
Ms. Burcham is a member of CyberReach, Women in CyberSecurity (WiCys), and the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC). She also serves as a CSIS mentor at UNA to junior/senior CSIS students.
Prior to teaching at UNA, Ms. Burcham served as a Software Application Tester at SAIC, Software Engineer II at Raytheon, and Software Assurance Engineer at DESE Research in Huntsville, AL. She currently serves as a consultant in Huntsville. Her true passion is teaching as she enjoys educating future successful computer scientists and helping them achieve their goals.
Outside academia, Ms. Burcham enjoys playing tennis and watching horror movies. She lives in Huntsville with her pets: Dave the boxer, Roxy the lab, Mittens the Maine Coon, and Oscar the tabby cat.
- Computer Science Education
- Cybersecurity Education
- Computer Science (MS)
The University of Alabama
- Computer Science (BS)
University of North Alabama
Selected Intellectual Contributions
- Morgan L. Burcham, Mahran Al-Zyoud, Jeffrey C. Carver, Mohammed Alsaleh, Hongying Du, Fida Gilani, Jun Jiang, Akond Rahman, Ozgur Kafali, Ehab Al-Shaer, and Laurie Williams. 2017. Characterizing Scientific Reporting in Security Literature: An analysis of ACM CCS and IEEE S&P Papers.
- Jeffrey C. Carver, Morgan L. Burcham, Sedef A. Kocak, Ayse Bener, Michael Felderer, Matthias Gander, Jason King, Jouni Markkula, Markku Oivo, Clemens Sauerwein, and Laurie Williams. 2016. Establishing a baseline for measuring advancement in the science of security: an analysis of the 2015 IEEE security & privacy proceedings.