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Dr. Lineros currently teaches AIS, ERP, IT Audit, and Internal Audit at the University of North Texas.  He previously taught MIS and computer science at UTD, TAMU-Commerce and Brookhaven.  He holds a PhD in Higher Education: Educational Psychology, a Masters in Telecommunications from the University of Dallas, and a BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington.  His credentials include a CISA, CPA, CIA, CFE, CRISC, and is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist.  He has published numerous articles in journals such as Community College Journal of Research and Practice, Learning and Performance Quarterly, the Journal of Social Media in Society, and the Global eLearning Journal.  Additionally, he has frequently lectured on blockchain, mobile device security, Wi-Fi architecture vulnerabilities, and their business implications.  He has contributed IT Audit expertise on an ERP textbook and is the Director of Academic Relations for ISACA (Information Systems and Control Association).  He currently serves on the Boards of the North Texas ISACA and the Fort Worth IIA, as well as being recognized as the DFW IIA Professor of Internal Audit.

Industry Experience

TXU Corporation 

Senior IT auditor of SCADA systems, nuclear plant (Comanche Peak), coal plants, automated meter reading systems and network penetration tests

Managed IT implementation projects of new audit hardware/software

Reviewed telecommunication and network policies/procedures

Taught seminars on IT audit controls and security


IT Auditor for telecommunications networks and network sharing platforms

Financial and Operational auditor on joint venture and offshore royalty/working interest allocations

Lead accountant on Louisiana and Kansas gas plants (Cameron and Jayhawk)

Lead accountant on Alaskan gas allocations (Prudhoe Bay)

Academic Interests: 

PhD in Higher Education: Educational Psychology from the University of North Texas

Masters in Telecommunications from the University of Dallas

BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington


Research interests are community college accounting transfer students and IT applications of distributed ledger technologies