Dr. Xiang Guo


Information Tech and Cybersecurity
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Information Tech and Cybersecurity
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897


Dr. Xiang Guo is assistant professor and interim department head of information technology and cybersecurity at Missouri State University. He received his PhD in Business Administration – Management Information Systems from the University of Mississippi. 

Guo has published in European Journal of Information Systems, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Decision Science Journal of Innovative Education and others. He was the board member of Association of Information Technology Professionals of Ozarks and is currently serving as the board of regents of the Foundation for Information Technology Education. Guo also serves as a contest chair of the U.S. Information Technology Collegiate Conference (USITCC). He is the faculty advisor of Association for Business Information Technology Students (A-BITS) MSU. A-BITS has been highly successful in USITCC, National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition and other student competitions.



  • PhD, Business Administration in Management Information Systems, 2014, University of Mississippi
  • MBA, Computer Information Systems, 2009, Missouri State University
  • BEng, Computer Science and Technology, 2007, Beihang University


  • ITC 235 Computer Hardware and Operating Systems
  • ITC 330 Introduction to Networking
  • ITC 397 AITP Competition Prep

Professional experience


  • Board of Regents, Foundation for Information Technology Education
  • Contest Chair, U.S. Information Technology Collegiate Conference

Research and professional interests

Dr. Guo's broad research interests are in mobile computing management, information systems security, information assurance, and privacy. Currently, Dr. Guo is working on research projects that brings further understanding about people’s mobile computing decisions, cybersecurity behavior, and financial impacts of cyber incidents of public companies. Dr. Guo is the faculty advisor for the student chapter of Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP).

Awards and honors

AITP Faculty Advisor “Extra Mile” Award, Association of Information Technology Professionals, 2016

Areas of Expertise

Business Computers and technology