Cynthia Lindstrom is using her considerable experience in the private sector to prepare her computer science students to be tomorrow's IT professionals. A member of Lakeland's faculty since 2009, Dr. Lindstrom has more than 20 years of technology experience in manufacturing, insurance and government. Her research interests are related to computer crime, and she added computer forensics and crime courses to Lakeland's computer science curriculum. She established the student chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals. She has a doctorate in computing and information technology, and is a member of several professional organizations, including the Association of Information Technology Professionals.