Laura Atkins


Lecturer, Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics
Contact Info

Areas of Expertise


  • Application development
  • Web development
  • User Experience
  • Sustainability and CSR


  • Environmental and social responsibility aspects of sustainability projects
  • Collaboration systems:response and acceptance
  • M.B.A. - James Madison University, 1990
  • B.B.A. - James Madison University, 1984
Positions Held
  • Lecturer, James Madison University, 2005 - present
Select Publications
  • Atkins L., Mitri M., Cole C., (2017), "A Systems Analysis Role-Play Exercise and Assignment, Journal of Information Systems Education, November 2017.
  • Atkins L., Cole C., (2010), "An Introduction to Collaboration with SharePoint for First-year Business Students," Journal of Information Systems Education, October 2010.
Awards and Recognitions
  • Madison Trust Funding Recipient 2018
  • COB Dean’s Impact Award 2018
  • COB Dean’s Impact Award 2016
  • COB Deans Impact Award 2014

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