PhD, West Virginia University, Political Science (Public
MS, West Virginia University, Political
MS, University of Pittsburgh, Information
MPA, University of Pittsburgh, Public Administration
BA, University of Pittsburgh, Political
Howard first joined the Carlow faculty in 2007 as an adjunct member. In the past decade, in addition to being a full-time faculty member and Chair of the MBA program, he has served as the university's interim chief information office, associate dean of academic administration, and special assistant to the Provost. He was the chief information officer and director of technology for the City of Pittsburgh, where he also served as human resources administrator and capital and operating budget analyst. In addition to teaching in the MBA program, Howard teaches undergraduate courses including "Business Ethics", "Human Resource Management", "Introduction to Political Science", and "Politics and Technology."
Primary research interests include the relationship between politics and technology, e-government innovation, e-discovery, and social media.