Dr. Johnathan Yerby
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Dr. Johnathan Yerby joined Mercer University in 2021 to teach courses in the Cybersecurity and Information Science and Technology programs within the Department of Computer Science.
He brings 12 years of experience in higher education teaching and administration, plus 10 years of information technology and project management experience.
Dr. Yerby enjoys working with students to further their interests and always looking forward to learning something new.
- Ph.D., Instructional Technology, Georgia State University
- MMIS, Georgia College & State University
- MBA, Georgia College & State University
- B.S., Information Technology, Macon State College
Dr. Yerby specializes in cybersecurity and cyber forensics. He has extensive experience working with the Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) community.
Dr. Yerby’s research areas of interest are cyber forensics, cybersecurity, awareness and privacy, instructional technology and presence.
- Yerby, J., & Floyd, K. (2018, August). Faculty and staff information security awareness and behaviors. In Journal of The Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 23-23).
- Williams, E., & Yerby, J. (2019). Google and Facebook Data Retention and Location Tracking through Forensic Cloud Analysis. Southern Association for Information Systems (SAIS).
- Yerby, J., Koohang, A., & Paliszkiewicz, J. (2019). Social media privacy concerns and risk beliefs. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management (OJAKM), 7(1), 1-13.
- Calandra, B., Brantley-Dias, L., Yerby, J., & Demir, K. (2018). Examining the quality of preservice science teachers’ written reflections when using video recordings, audio recordings, and memories of a teaching event. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 18(1), 81-101.
- Yerby, J. (2017). An Analysis of Presence in an Asynchronous Online Undergraduate Mastery Course Using Structural Equation Modeling.