Dr. Brian Gant Gant is an accomplished information technology, cybersecurity, and critical infrastructure educator and researcher. Dr. Gant serves as an assistant professor of cybersecurity for the Simon School of Business, bringing more than 15 years of teaching experience into his practice. He is a 2003 alumnus of Maryville and continues to serve in various capacities across campus. Dr. Gant is dedicated to practical instruction and allowing his students to think abstractly about complex problems which require multilayered approaches. His instruction is hands-on, giving his students options to learn at different levels and communicate with each other as future cybersecurity leaders.