kevin caramancion
Matthe Caramancion
Assistant Professor
Library 409

Dr. Caramancion is an internationally acclaimed author and speaker on information disorder research. Dr. Caramancion’s research specializations include eclectic domains that intersect with fake news including but not limited to technology, psychology, communication, and politics. In his research, he seeks to understand the theories, forms, and factors surrounding social network conflicts including but not limited to cyber-insurgency, digital crimes and terrorism, and virtual warfare. Dr. Caramancion usually applies technological models and solutions such as fair machine learning and open data initiatives in his works and simulations to solve societal problems.

Prior to his academic roles, he started as a researcher and data analyst for IBM. He then pursued teaching in higher education and funded research projects for his graduate studies. He also holds technical and academic certifications from Microsoft, IBM, Cisco Systems, SAP, and Oracle, among other industry standards. Dr. Caramancion prides himself on being a Senior Member of IEEE and a Professional Member of ACM, ASIS&T, and NCFFD.


  • Ph.D., Information Science, University at Albany (SUNY), 2022
  • M.Sc., Information Technology, De La Salle University, 2017
  • B.Sc., Information Technology, University of Santo Tomas, 2009

Teaching Interests

  • Cyber Law and Policies
  • Research Methods on Information Science
  • Computer Communication and Networking

Courses Taught

  • Computer Programming (Python, Java, C, C#, C++, Visual Basic, Assembly)
  • Database Management Systems (DB2, MySQL, MS Access, NoSQL)
  • Theories and Practices of Cybersecurity
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Project Management and Software Engineering
  • Productivity Tools (MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Fundamentals of Critical Infrastructure

Research Interests

  • Information Disorders (Fake News, Misinformation, Disinformation, Malinformation)
  • Social Networking Conflicts, Cybercrimes, and Information Warfare
  • Digital and Technology Policies
  • Information Assurance and Quality

Student Research Opportunities

  • Caramancion, K. M. (2022-). Demystifying the Role of Religion on Mis/Disinformation Vulnerability.
  • Caramancion, K. M. (2022-). The Link Between User Geographic Community and Mis/Disinformation Vulnerability.
  • Caramancion, K. M., Jung E.S. (2022-). Mis/Disinformation Stringent Policy Calibration using Sentiment Analysis.

Recent Publications and Presentations

  • Caramancion, K. M. (2022, October). Veteran Status as a Potent Determinant of Misinformation and Disinformation Cyber Risk. In 2021 IEEE 12th Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference (UEMCON). IEEE.
  • Caramancion, K. M. (2022, October). Preference of Device on Social Media Browsing as a Predictor of Deception: The Link Between UX and Mis/Disinformation Vulnerability. In 2021 IEEE 13th Annual Information Technology, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference (IEMCON) (pp. 0583-0588). IEEE.
  • Caramancion, K. M. (2022, June). Using Timer Data to Conjunct Self-Reported Measures in Quantifying Deception. In 2022 IEEE World AI IoT Congress (AIIoT) (pp. 065-070). IEEE.
  • Caramancion, K. M. (2022, June). Same Form, Different Payloads: A Comparative Vector Assessment of DDoS and Disinformation Attacks. In 2022 IEEE International IOT, Electronics and Mechatronics Conference (IEMTRONICS) (pp. 1-6). IEEE.
  • Caramancion, K. M. (2022, June). An Exploration of Mis/Disinformation in Audio Format Disseminated in Podcasts: Case Study of Spotify. In 2022 IEEE International IOT, Electronics and Mechatronics Conference (IEMTRONICS) (pp. 1-6). IEEE.
  • Caramancion, K. M., Li, Y., Dubois, E., & Jung, E. S. (2022, April). The Missing Case of Disinformation from the Cybersecurity Risk Continuum: A Comparative Assessment of Disinformation with Other Cyber Threats. Data, 7(4), 49.
  • Caramancion, K. M. (2022, January). The Role of User's Native Language in Mis/Disinformation Detection: The Case of English. In 2022 IEEE 12th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (CCWC) (pp. 0260-0265). IEEE.