Department Chairs

Lancie Affonso, Ph.D.

College of Charleston, South Carolina
Data Science Chair

Lancie Affonso serves as a Faculty Fellow in the Honors College at the College of Charleston and has a joint appointment as an Instructor in the Department of Computer Science in the School of Science and Mathematics and in Management and Marketing in the School of Business. Lancie has taught undergraduate courses in Computer Science, Decision Sciences, Management, and Marketing since 2001. His current research interests include data science education, computational sustainability, and marketing analytics.

Lancie completed his IMBA (MIBS) at the University of South Carolina and graduated from the College of Charleston with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Computer and Information Sciences with a specialization in Software Engineering. 

Prior to joining academia, Lancie worked in the Enterprise Software industry as the Director of Global Services for Datastream Systems (now Infor) and he also served as the Director of Information Technology Fluency at the College of Charleston.