Michael Palmer

Instructor of Informational Systems and Software Development

John E. Simon School of Business

Academic Bio

Michael Palmer is an instructor of informational systems and software development in Maryville’s Cyber Security and Information Systems Department. His diverse research projects include investigations of technology’s influence on society, politics, culture, and gender roles, which has included an emphasis in civic technology. He is an expert in computer science and STEM education as well as user interface and user experience in technical development. With a Master of Arts in History and Gender Studies and a Master of Science in Cyber Security, Professor Palmer is also a certified sixth through 12th-grade teacher, and has previously worked as a teacher and curriculum developer in the Ferguson Florissant School District and a director of technology solutions and engineering in the Parkway School District. He is the founder and CEO of Code Red Education.

Notable Media Mention:

Code Red: Teaching 4,000 students to codeSt. Louis Business Journal

Classes Taught:

ISYS 220: iOS App Development
ISYS 230: Advanced iOS App Development
SWDV 610: Data Structures
SWDV 620: Web Applications
SWDV 630: Object Oriented Programming

Areas of Expertise:

  • Computer science and STEM education
  • Technology’s influence on society, culture, politics, and gender roles

Contact Info

Phone: 618-972-7326

Email: mpalmer3@maryville.edu