Konnie Kustron has been a faculty member in the School of Technology Studies and Professional Services Management at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) since 1994. Of significance is the fact that in 1998 Professor Kustron developed one of the first Internet-based courses at an accredited university. To date, she has designed and taught over 14 different on-line classes at EMU. Currently she teaches a variety of technology and law classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, Professor Kustron has two years academic administrative experience where she was the Associate Dean for EMU’s College of Engineering & Technology. She also has a total of 16 years of management experience including working as house counsel for TranServ Inc. (Southfield, Michigan), and with LEXIS/NEXIS (Mead Data Central) where she was responsible for training and sales in a five-state area.
Professor Kustron is an attorney and active member of the Michigan Bar. Konnie is the recipient of an Eastern Michigan University Alumni Teaching Award as well as the Dean’s Outstanding Faculty Award. She is also a chapter author in the Internet Guide for Michigan Lawyers, which was a winner of the "Award of Excellence in the Best Publication" category given by the Association for Continuing Legal Education. Additionally, Professor Kustron is a contributor to the Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society (Salem Press, 2011), which was described as the "Best Reference 2011," by the Library Journal the leading reviewer of library materials in the United States.) In 2013 she published her first book, Introduction to American Law with the international electronic publisher Bookboon.com. She is also the author of Internet Law: A U.S. Perspective (2015); Privacy Law: A U.S. Perspective (2017); and co-author of Case Studies of Women in Business published by Kendall Hunt (2017, 2018), which has been rated by Book Authority as #13 of the "Best Women and Business Books of All Time."(2020)
Professor Kustron is also the University contact for EMU's participation in the Michigan Center for Economic Education, and listed as an "Eastern Expert" on Academic Integrity and Plagiarism.
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