Assistant Professor of Information Technology
DSc, Information Technology, Towson University
MS, Applied Information Technology, Towson University
BE, Information Technology, University of Mumbai, India
Office: Aquinas Hall 50J
Office Hours: M/W - 11:00 AM - 12 Noon F - 10:30 - 11:30 AM
CIT 1052.01 OL: Computer Literacy Online
CIT 1100.02: Fundamentals of Computing
CIT 2550.02: Introduction to Programming
CIT 4540.01 Operating System Security
Dr. Sagar Raina is an Assistant Professor of Information Technology in the Division of Math and Information Technology at Mount Saint Mary College, New York. He received his Doctor of Science (DSc) degree in Information Technology from Towson University. Prior to joining his DSc program, he worked as a software developer in Baltimore, Maryland.
His research interests lie in cybersecurity education (secure coding), computer science education, Human Computer Interactions (HCI), and Learning Sciences. His teaching interests lie in web application development, database management systems, programming languages, human computer interactions, and software security.
Dr. Raina's work has been published in top-tier conferences like SIGCSE (Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education), IEEE ISI (Intelligence and Security Informatics), WISE (World Conference on Information Security Education), and CISSE (Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education).
Specializations / Areas of Interest
Cybersecurity Education (Secure Coding)
Computer Science Education
Human Computer Interactions (HCI)
Memberships and Professional Associations
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Raina, S., Bernard, L., Taylor, B., and Kaza, S. Using Eye-tracking to Investigate Content Skipping: A Study on Learning Modules in Cybersecurity. IEEE ISI, (2016), Tucson, Arizona, USA.
Raina, S., Kaza, S., and Taylor, B. Security Injections 2.0: Increasing Ability to Apply Secure Coding Knowledge using Segmented and Interactive Modules in CS0. SIGCSE, (2016), Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Raina, S., Taylor, B., and Kaza, S. Security Injections 2.0: Increasing Engagement and Faculty Adoption using Enhanced Secure Coding Modules for Lower-level Programming Courses Proceedings of the Ninth World Conference on Information Security Education, (2015), Hamburg, Germany.
Raina, S., Kaza, S., and Taylor, B. Segmented and Interactive Modules for Teaching Secure Coding: A Pilot Study. International Conference on e-Learning e-Education and Online Training, (2014), Washington DC, USA.
Raina, S., Taylor, B., and Kaza, S. Cyber4All: Increasing Cybersecurity Awareness, Knowledge Retention and Engagement using Enhanced Security Injection Modules in Computer Literacy Courses. 19th Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE 2015), Las Vegas, USA.
Taylor, B., Dudley, A., Santoro, M., and Raina, S. Secure Programming Logic Aimed at Students in High School. 19th Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE 2015), Las Vegas, USA.
Raina, S., Taylor, B., and Kaza, S. Security Injections 2.0: Using Segmentation, Instant-feedback, and Auto-grading to Enhance Secure Coding Modules for Lower-level Programming Courses. SIGCSE, (2015), Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Raina, S., Taylor, B., and Kaza, S. Interactive E-Learning Modules for Teaching Secure Coding: A Pilot Study. SIGCSE, (2014), Atlanta, Georgia, USA.