Geoffrey Nathan


Geoff Nathan is a faculty member in the Linguistics Program at Wayne State University, but also serves as Faculty Liaison to Wayne State’s Computing and Information Technology Division. In that role he serves on the Leadership Team, advising on policy issues and representing the academic users. In addition he is coordinating a Security assessment of Wayne’s information technology systems and also serves as chair of the Teaching, Learning and Technology Roundtable. He came to Wayne in 2002 from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, where he served as chair of the Computing Advisory Committee for several years, and helped develop SIUC’s Strategic Plan for Computing. He holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Hawai`i and his area of research is phonetics and phonology.

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EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • ECAR Data Protection Working Group
    • ECAR, 2015 - 2018
  • Data Privacy Month Task Force
    • Working Group, 2014 - 2015
  • Higher Education Chief Privacy Officers
    • Working Group, 2012 - 0001
  • EDUCAUSE 2011 Program Committee
    • PROGRAM, 2011 - 2011
  • HEISC Governance, Risk, and Compliance Working Group
    • Working Group, 2009 - 0001