Department Head & Professor, Computer Information Systems

Year Started at JMU: 2015

gowanja@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Education
  • Ph.D. Clemson University (1989) Industrial Management (Information Systems)
  • M.B.A. Samford University (1981)  
  • B.S. Samford University (1979) Biology/Pre-Med
Professional Interests
  • Networking and network security
  • Information Systems/Information Technology Education
Personal Interests
  • Music – bass
  • British classic car restoration
Current Courses Taught
  • COB 191 – Business Statistics
Key Publications

Reichgelt, Han, J.J. Ekstrom, Art Gowan, and Barry Lunt, “Information Technology: Principles, Methods and Theory”, in Computer Handbook: Information Systems and Information Technology. Vol. 2. CRC Press, 2014.

Gowan, A., Reichgelt, H., “Emergence of the Information Technology Discipline”, IEEE Computer Society, July 2010, 87-89. 

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