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Dr. Jeffrey L. May

mayjl@jmu.edu
Contact Info

Jeff MayAssistant Professor of Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics

Education:
Ph.D. - Information Systems, Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S. - Information Systems, Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S. - Environmental Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S. - Mechanical Engineering, Wright State University

Professional Interests:
Education and Pedagogy, Information Security, Semiotics, Agile and Systems Thinking, Computer Programming, Psychology

Personal Interests:
Home Projects, Music, Boating, Fishing

Current Courses Taught:
COB 191 - Business Statistics
COB 204 - Computer Information Systems
COB 330 - Database Design and Application
CIS 331 - Intermediate Java Programming
CIS 454 - Systems Analysis and Design
CIS 498 - Systems Planning and Analysis (Online)

Key Publications:

May, J. and Lending, D. (Forthcoming) A Conceptual Model for Communicating an Integrated Information Systems Curriculum. Journal of Computer Information Systems.

Lending, D. and May, J. (2013). Using Activity Diagrams to Model Systems Analysis Techniques: Teaching What We Preach. Journal of Information Systems Education, 24(2).

May, J., Dhillon, G. and Caldiera, M. (2013). Defining Value-Based Objectives for ERP Systems Planning. Decision Support Systems and Electronic Commerce, (1), 98-109

May, J. and Dhillon, G. (2010). A Holistic Approach for Enriching Information Security Analysis and Security Policy Formation. 18th European Conference on Information Systems, Pretoria, South Africa, June 6-9. (Claudio Ciborra Best Paper Award).

May, J. and Dhilon, G. (2009). Interpreting Beyond Syntactics: A Semiotic Learning Model for Computer Programming Languages. Journal of Information Systems Education, 20(4), pp. 431-438.

May, J and Dhillon, G. (2007). Investigating the Development of a Multi-Objective Decision Model that Seeks to Generate Informed Alternatives for Maximizing IS Security within an Organization. AMCIS 2007 Proceedings, Paper 3, Keystone, CO.

Dhillon, G. and May, J. (2006).  Interpreting Security in Human-Computer Interactions: A Semiotic Analysis. In Human-Computer Interactions and Management Information Systems Foundations, Ping Zhang & Dennis Galletta (eds), M. E. Sharpe, Inc.