Sam Wainford

Philis “Sam” Wainford
Senior Lecturer

Office: IT 2118
Phone: (912) 478-1256
Email: samwainford@georgiasouthern.edu

Sam Wainford received her B.F.A. in Education with a concentration in 3D design from Rhode Island School of Design. She has a Master of Technology in Information Technology and an Ed.S. in Educational Leadership in Higher Education Administration from Georgia Southern University. Sam joined the IT faculty in 2011 coming from a background including 5 years in industrial construction engineering, 15 years in professional web development, and 7 years in I.T. management in higher education. She is CompTIA A+ and CIW certified and has earned four Microsoft network operating system certifications.

Areas of Specialization

Web design and development
Digital media
UX & Interaction Design
IT Management

Research Interests

IT workforce skills gap
IT education & curricula
Women in technology
Emerging web technologies
Convergence of art and technology

Visit Sam’s Skills Gap Research Website

Visit Sam’s personal website on Google Sites

Last updated: 2/2/2018

Department of Information Technology • P.O. Box 8150 • Statesboro, Georgia 30460 • (912) 478-4848