Karen Benson
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Dr. Karen C. Benson

Assistant Professor of Information Technology

School of Science and Tech
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Dr. Karen Benson comes from the corporate world to teach at GGC and brings a wealth of knowledge to her classroom. Her philosophy is to make learning fun and creative. Her academic interests include Blockchain and digital money in which she has written a paper on educating college students in Blockchain.


  • Doctorate – information systems and enterprise resource management – California Intercontinental University
  • Master's – information technology – Capella University
  • Bachelor's – accounting – Georgia State University

Academic Interests

  • Blockchain
  • Digital money


  • Benson, K., Tran, B. and Jonassen, L. (2018). “Pedagogy of Blockchain: Training College Students on the Basics of Blockchain”. International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 7, Issue 5

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Internet Technology Professionals (AITP) – Atlanta Chapter