Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems and Business Anayltics
Office: 342 Zane Showker Hall
Mailing Address: JMU, College of Business, MSC 0203, Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Ph.D., Management Information Systems, University of Minnesota, 1996
B.A., Mathematics, University of Virginia, 1976
Hospital Information Systems
Teaching of Information Systems
COB204, Computer Information Systems
CIS454, Systems Analysis and Design
Adventures in Access 2007, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill Primis (with Carey Cole).
Perceived quality benefits influenced by usefulness and documentation accuracy of information systems, CIN: Computers Informatics Nursing, (26:6), November/December 2008 (with Dorothea McDowell and Thomas Dillon)
Editor, Proceedings of the 2007 ACM SIGMIS CPR Conference, The Global Information Technology Workforce, St. Louis Missouri, USA, April 19-21, 2007, The Association of Computing Machinery (with Chelley Vician)
"The Effects of Confidentiality on Nursing Self-Efficacy with Information Systems," International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, (2:3), July-September 2007, pp. 49-64 (with Thomas W. Dillon)
"Early Internet IPOs Versus Subsequent Entrants," Journal of Economics and Finance, Spring 2004 (with Beverly Marshall and Claire E. Crutchley)
"Predicting Academic Performance in an Introductory College-Level IS Course," Information Technology, Learning and Performance Journal, Fall 2003, (21:2), pp. 9-15 with Susan Kruck.
"Nursing Self-Efficacy of an Integrated Clinical and Administrative Information System," Computers, Informatics, Nursing, July/August 2003, pp. 198-205. (with Thomas W. Dillon, Thaddeus R. Crews, II & Ray Blankenship)
"CASE Tool Use and Job Design: A Restrictiveness/ Flexibility Explanation," Journal of CIS, (43:1), Fall 2002, pp. 81-90 (with Norman L. Chervany).
"CASE Tools: Understanding the Reasons for Non-Use," Computer Personnel, (19:2), April 1998, pp. 13-26, (with Norman L. Chervany).
"Impacts of an Integrated Information System on Faculty End Users: A Qualitative Assessment," Journal of the American Society of Information Science, 1997, (48:5), pp. 466-471 (with Detmar W. Straub)
"Update on MIS Research: A Profile of Leading Journals and U.S. Universities," Data Base, 1992, 23:3, pp. 5-11 (with James C. Wetherbe)
Chair, CLEP Information Systems and Computer Applications test development committee, College Board, 2008-present.
Vice-Chair, ACM SIGMIS (Association of Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group in MIS), 2005-2009.
Chair, CIS Assessment Committee, CIS & MS Department, 2007-present.