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Chantré, Dr. Mary-Margaret

Dr. Mary-Margaret Chantré

Assistant Professor Cyber Security


A native of New Jersey, Dr. Mary-Margaret Chantré majored in English during college before embarking on a 22-year career in the military, retired in 2017 with the rank of Major. During her time of service, she specialized in IT before transitioning to cybersecurity as the need to protect networks and combat adversaries in the cyber domain became more acute. An adjunct professor at Capitol since 2015, she recently joined the full-time cybersecurity faculty and now teaches courses at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels. She lives in Laurel, MD with her two small children.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Cyber Security 
  • Information Assurance
  • Risk Management 



  • B.A., English
  • M.A.E.D., Curriculum Instruction
  • Doctorate of Eduction: Leadership and Management

Professional Achievements

  • Retired at the Rank of Major after 22-years
  • Hired as the Program Coordinator for Forsyth Technical Community College in WS, NC
  • Hired as full time asst. professor in Cyber Security at Capitol Technology University

Certifications & Licenses

  • CISSP Certification

Honors & Awards 

  • Bronze Star

Research & Publications

  • The General Public’s Perception on the Educational Attainment Levels of US Army Non-Commission Officers: An Action Research.

Organizations & Affiliations

  • Zeta Phi Beta INC. 
  • Eastern Star 
  • ISC2

Volunteer/Service Experience

  • 22-years with United States Army