Metropolitan College’s faculty are more than distinguished scholars. They are seasoned, successful professionals who bring years of practical industry experience to the classroom. They engage students with case studies, enlighten with hands-on examples, and challenge with rigorous examination of the ideas, concepts, and methods that drive innovation. Accessible, supportive, and attentive to students’ educational and professional needs, Metropolitan College faculty share the most advanced knowledge available in their fields.

Faculty Spotlight

  • March 31, 2020

    Health Communication Professor: In Current Crisis, Social Media a Mixed Bag

    The global crisis of COVID-19 has put increased emphasis on the ways individuals and organizations alike disseminate key information, and according to Associate Professor Stephen Quigley, social media has been a bellwether of the times. “It brings out the best in us,” he recently told the Boston Herald, noting that... [ More ]

  • March 18, 2020

    MET Health Informatics Professor Highlights Rising Security Hazards of Medical Data

    As an expert on data and knowledge management in the biomedical and healthcare sectors, MET Associate Professor Guanglan Zhang recognizes the threat of data breach faced by medical practices. Coordinator of BU MET’s Health Informatics programs, Dr. Zhang shared her insights into recent data breach trends in the medical... [ More ]

  • February 27, 2020

    Banning Face-Recognition Technology Does Not Protect Your Privacy, Says Dean Zlateva

    Metropolitan College Dean Tanya Zlateva, cofounder of BU’s Center for Reliable Information Systems & Cyber Security (RISCS), was quoted in an article by WGBH News on February 25. The article, “Is It Possible to Opt-Out? Facial Recognition Technology Raises Questions About Data and Consent,” notes that security and law enforcement... [ More ]

  • January 6, 2020

    Noodles on New Year’s? Gastronomy’s Megan Elias Mentioned on FOX 5

    Dr. Megan Elias, associate professor of the practice and director of MET’s Gastronomy programs, weighed in on a FOX 5 New York piece, “New Year’s Day superstitions: Eating black-eyed peas, sauerkraut and donuts, avoiding laundry.” In the article, which highlights a wide variety of New Year culinary customs, Elias... [ More ]

  • December 5, 2019

    MET Cybersecurity Authority: TikTok Breach “A Big Surprise”

    Dr. Kyung-shick Choi has dedicated his career to grappling with the rising scourge of digital criminality and malfeasance. The Cyber-Routine Activities Theory the Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity director developed over a decade ago has since become a predominant theory on cybercrime and computer crime victimization. With research that’s made... [ More ]