Francis X. Hartle, D.Sc.
Coordinator, Criminal Justice Program (Dean - SNEHS)
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (Social Sciences)
Assistant Dean, School of Informatics, Humanties, and Social Sciences (School of Informatics, Humanities and Social Sci.)
412-397-6042 phone (M)
412-397-6044 fax
Wheatley Center 317

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Science, Information Systems and Communication, Robert Morris University , 2015
  • Master of Science, Criminal Justice Administration, Point Park University , 2009
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Systems Technology, Duquesne University , 2002


  • Fruehauf, J. D., Hartle, F. X., & Al-Khalifa, F. (2016). 3D Printing: The Future Crime of the Present. In Proceedings of the Conference on Information Systems Applied Research ISSN (Vol. 2167, p. 1508).

  • Hartle, F. X. (2015). Technology Innovation: A Study of Wireless, Visual Information Communication Technology on Situational Awareness for Tactical Police Commanders (Doctoral dissertation, ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY).
  • Hartle, F., Kohun, F., Skovira, R., & Fruehauf, J. (2019) A Discussion of Innovation and Knowledge Management in the Context of Law Enforcement. MakeLearn & TIIM 2019 Conference Proceedings and EconPapers

  • Hartle, F., Parker, M., & Wydra, C. (2014). The Digital Case File: The Future of Fighting Crime with Big Data. Issues in Information Systems, 15, (I), 257-266, 2014.

  • Hartle, F., Wydra, C., Kohun, F., & Rota, D. (2013). Mobile Technology as an ICT Solution for Crisis Management: An ABET IS Knowledge. Issues in Information Systems, 14(2), 429-437.
  • Hartle, F., Wydra, C., (2019) Cyber Investigations: A Law Enforcement Needs Assessment. International Journal of Cyber Research and Education (Vol. 1 Nr. 2). 

  • Janchenko, G., Hartle, F., Paullet, K., (2020) Introducing the Deep and Dark Web into Higher Education Pedagogy: An Exploratory Study. Volume 21 of Issues in Information Systems (IIS) Journal.

  • Mancini, S., Iacono, L., Hartle, F., Garfinkel, M., Horn, D., & Sullivan, A. (2021). Introducing the Common Attack Process Framework for Incident Mapping. International Journal of Cyber Research and Education (IJCRE)3(2), 20-27.

  • Wydra, C., Hartle, F. (2015). Educating the Technology Officer of the Future: A Needs Analysis. Issues in Information Systems, Accepted for Publication