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Dr. Patricia Pedraza-Nafziger

Dr. Patricia Pedraza-Nafziger
Title:
Adjunct Professor
Office:
Remote
Phone:
patricia.nafziger@ucumberlands.edu
Bio:

Education:
Ph.D. in Information Technology – Capella University, 2018
Social Media Management Certificate – Georgetown University, 2016
MS in Digital Marketing Strategies – City University of Washington, 2007
Computer Forensics Certificate – University of Washington, 2007
BS in Computer and Information Systems – City University, 2004

Bio:
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 University Professor is to share her knowledge to stimulate a positive influence on the academic development of potential future leaders.  

In her spare time, Patricia enjoys road trips, cooking new recipes, outdoor recreation, and spending time with her husband and two fur-kids, Kenya and Ginger.

Publications/Presentations/Lectures:
The 7 Fundamentals to Create and Sustain a Knowledge Sharing Organization, Geek Girl Publishing, May 27, 2019.

“Workforce Knowledge-Sharing Strategies using Social Media: An Aerospace Industry Case Study,” ProQuest, 2018.

Teaching Adult Students Online: A Corporate Geek Girl’s Journal, CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2015.

Distance Learning: Is It Right For You? (Winner, College Guides, 2014 USA Best Book Awards), Geek Girl Publishing, 2013.

“Social Media Literacy – Professional and Technical Training,” THE BOEING COMPANY – Boeing Learning, Training and Development (BTL) Division for all management and leadership, 2012.

Link: https://patriciapedrazanafziger.com/