Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Business and Information Technology
Office Location: Warner Hall Room 113
Office Phone: (518) 255-5274
Additional Titles: Ed.D.
Areas of Expertise: Information Technology, Information Security, Informatics, Cyber crimes, Python and Cobol programming
Courses Taught: Intro to Information Security; Intro to Information Security Lab; Project Management; Systems Analysis; Management Information Systems;
Microcomputer Applications; Database Concepts; Python programming
About Dr. Rivituso: He primarily teaches courses in the Information Technology domain at Cobleskill. Prior to joining SUNY Cobleskill in August 2014, Dr. Rivituso worked for New York State first as a computer programmer then as a Network Administrator. He also has 20 years of experience as a law enforcement officer, and taught courses in criminal justice and cyber security courses at both community college and at other four year institutions.
Doctor of Education, Northeastern University, 2012
Dissertation Title: Cyberbullying: An Exploration of the Lived Experiences and Psychological Impact of Victimization Among College Students – An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis
Master of Professional Studies, Informatics – Information Security Management, Northeastern University, 2008
Bachelor of Arts in History, Siena College, 1979
Associate in Science, Columbia-Greene Community College, 1976
Rivituso, J. (2014). Cyberbullying Victimization among College Students: An
Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis. Journal of Information System
Education (JISE), Volume 25 Number 1, Spring 2014.
2014 Best Paper Award, ISECON/CONISAR Conference, Baltimore, MD. Topic:
Cyberbullying or normal game play? Impact of age, gender, and experience on
cyberbullying in multi-player online gaming environments: Perceptions from one
Fryling, M. and Rivituso, J. (2013). Investigation of Cyberbullying Phenomenon as an
Epidemic. Paper presented at the 31st International Conference of the System
Dynamics Society, Cambridge, MA.