Matthew K. Schroeder

Matt Schroeder
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force; Faculty Member, Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management Program
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Areas of Expertise

  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Cyber Conflict
  • Cyber Policy
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity and Technology Ethics
  • Encryption
  • Information Security
  • Risk Management

Professor Schroeder is an Adjunct Professor in the College of Professional Studies, instructing PSCS 6248: Introduction to Cyber Conflict. He also teaches both undergraduate and graduate cybersecurity courses at the University of Alaska.

Professor Schroeder is a career military officer in the U.S. Air Force with more than 17 years of service. He has served in a variety of positions in peacetime and war, including four combat tours in Iraq, Afghanistan x2 and Kuwait. He’s held positions in infrastructure and facilities management, weapon systems acquisition and fighter aircraft engineering, test and development.

Additionally, he’s worked at the Department of Energy and on Capitol Hill as a Fellow in a U.S. Senator’s Office and currently serves as a Legislative Liaison for the Department of Defense.


  • Master, Technology Management (Information Security), Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • M.B.A., University of Wisconsin, WI 
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Cedarville University, OH


Classes Taught

  • PSCS 6248: Introduction to Cyber Conflict