Dr. Mary J. Culnan is Professor Emeritus at Bentley University. She also serves as a Senior Research Fellow in the Center for IT and the Global Economy (CITGE) at the Kogod School of Business, American University.
Mary has testified before Congress, the Massachusetts Senate, and other government agencies on a range of privacy issues. In 1993, she served on a White House Task Force on Presidential Correspondence. From 1997-98, she served as a Commissioner on the President’s Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection. In 2000 she was a member of the FTC’s Advisory Committee on Access and Security. Since 2001, Mary has been a member of the Government Accountability Office’s Executive Committee on Information Management and Technology (ECIMT). Business Week’s e-biz Web site profiled Mary as a “Mover & Shaker” in 1999.
Mary was employed for seven years as a systems analyst by the Burroughs Corporation prior to earning her Ph.D. in management from UCLA. Before joining the faculty at Bentley in fall 2000, she held faculty positions at the University of Virginia, University of California, Berkeley, the American University and Georgetown University.