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Dr. Harry Reif
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JMU Faculty Harry ReifAssociate Professor of Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics   


Ph.D., Business, Information Systems, 2001 Virginia Commonwealth University
M.B.A., Marketing, 1978 Michigan State University
B.S., Computer Science, 1975 Michigan State University

Professional Interests:

Information Systems Project Management, Computing Accreditation, Telecommunications

Current Courses Taught:

CIS/CS 320 - Telecommunications & Information Processing
CIS 464 - Information Systems Project Management
COB 204 - Computer Information Systems
MBA 611 - Project Management
MBA 681 - Managing System Networks

Key Publications:

Dillon, Thomas W. and Reif, Harry L. (2006) "Identifying Purchase Perceptions that Promote Frequent E-Commerce Buying." International Journal of Electronic Marketing and Retailing, 1(1), 48-66

Wynne, A. James, Reif, Harry L., and Challa, Chandrashekar D. (upcoming 2006) "Enhancing Management Decision Making in Global Enterprises using GIS Principles." International Journal of Management and Decision Making.

Reif, Harry L. and Mitri, Michel (2005) "How University Professors Teach Project Management for Information Systems." Communications of the ACM, 48(8), 134-136.

Reif, Harry L. and Mitri, Michel (2005) "Integration of Project Management Components in Undergraduate Information Systems Curricula". Journal of Computer Information Systems, 45(3), 25-31.

Dillon, Thomas W., and Reif, Harry L. (2004) "Factors Influencing Consumers' E-Commerce Commodity Purchases", Information Technology, Learning and Performance Journal, 22(2), 1-12.

Positions Held:

  • Commissioner - ABET Computing Accreditation Commision
  • Board of Directors - International Telecommunications Education and Research Association
  • Director - JMU CyberCity Program