Donna Lohr is a Lecturer of Information Technology in the ITDS Department at the University of North Texas. She received an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction in 2010, a M.S. in Software Engineering in 1996, and a B.S. in Computer Information Systems in 1995 from the University of West Florida. She spent 15 years working with several Naval Commands. While working for the Navy, Dr. Lohr was trained as a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma (LSS) from the Naval Seas Systems Lean Six Sigma College at Suffolk, Virginia in 2007. In 2005, Dr. Lohr received her certification from the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Software Engineering Institute (SEI) in Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).
Dr Lohr teaches undergraduate courses in Information Technology at the University of North Texas. These courses identify how information technology impacts organizations, individuals and society and differentiate the steps of system development. Dr. Lohr has also taught the graduate course in Software Engineering Process Improvement and the Computer Science Project/Capstone Course for masters’ students at the University of West Florida. Both courses examine concepts and methods related to performing process improvement for improving the quality of software systems developed/maintained within organizations.
The Information Technology and Decision Sciences (ITDS) department is one of the five departments in the College of Business. ITDS offers Undergraduate, Masters, and Doctoral programs in the fields of both information systems and decision sciences.