Ian Levstein has been working with computers for almost 30 years. For 8 years he was the Information Technology Specialist at the Marshall University School of Medicine before transferring to the Forensic Science Center in 2009 where, in addition to his duties as an IT Specialist, he now manages the IT department, supervises the Digital Forensics Research Laboratory, and is responsible for security at the MUFSC. He is a certified Blackboard instructor, and has given conference presentations on steganography, data loss and prevention, and spyware.
Ian holds an MS in Technology Management from Marshall University, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Computing Technology in Education at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Before coming to Marshall University, Ian spent 10 years as a high school instrumental music teacher and band master in Canada, and a further 5 years at an adult education center helping those who did not have a high school diploma. While working on his MS, Ian worked for 2.5 years in the education department at a federal prison (FCI Ashland).
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Reprint of Marshall Magazine Spring 2012 Issue used by permission.