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Quentin Covert

Quentin Covert

Quentin Covert

Assistant Professor


The Beacom College of Computer & Cyber Sciences


Ph.D. Cyber Defense, Dakota State University (Doctoral Candidate)
M.S., Computer Science, Dakota State University, 2019
B.S., Computer Science, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, 2018


Quentin Covert is an Assistant Professor in The Beacom College of Computer & Cyber Sciences. He teaches courses in computer science and cyber operations. He was a founding graduate student member of the PriLab Research Team, and continues to contribute to the program that works collaboratively with students, faculty, and a range of public government and industry scientists to address data privacy knowledge gaps through research and solution-building. 

Quentin is currently earning his Doctor of Philosophy in Cyber Defense through Dakota State University. He completed a master’s degree in Applied Computer Science from DSU and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. 


Office Location: East Hall 325
Phone: (605) 256-5838

  • Data Privacy Ontology

  • Data Privacy Education and Awareness

  • Managerial/Business Sciences

  • General Pedagogy