David P. Kitlan, Ph.D.

David P. Kitlan, Ph.D.
Associate Teaching Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, School of Business Administration
Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences and Technology
Program Coordinator, Enterprise Technology Integration
Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Science in Human-Centered Design and Development
IST Program Coordinator, Minor in Information Sciences and Technology / Accounting
Program Coordinator, Minor in Information Sciences & Technology
Olmsted Building, E355
By appointment

Dr. Kitlan joined Penn State Harrisburg in 2002 and currently teaches traditional and online courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He teaches a variety of technology-related courses focusing on the role of information technology and information systems in organizations as well as web-based technologies, computer programming, and information security. Prior to coming to Penn State, he gained over 20 years of corporate and industry experience in research, engineering, manufacturing, business analysis, database management, Six-Sigma quality, project management, consulting and training. His work has involved the environmental, food, power, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and other industries. He serves as webmaster for several organizations. He has lectured on topics related to management, leadership and a variety of issues involving the use of information technology in the public and private sectors.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Executive Committee & Webmaster)
  • Professional Engineer in PA
  • Beta Gamma Sigma (International business honor society)
  • Sigma Iota Epsilon (Business management honor society)
  • American Society for Public Administration
  • Information Technology in Public & Private Sectors
  • STEM Education
  • Web-based Learning & Website Design
  • Information Security
  • Organization Change & Development
  • E-Government
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet Voting Systems
  • Leadership & Management
  • Self-Directed Work Teams

A.A., B.S.; M.Eng.; M.B.A.; M.S.I.S., Ph.D. (Penn State); P.E.