David P. Kitlan, Ph.D.

Assistant Teaching Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, School of Business Administration
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6639
Office Location: Olmsted Building, E335
Office Hours: 
By appointment
Mailing Address:
E335 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

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
Research Interests
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