Professor, Computer Information Systems & Business Analytics; PwC Donald F. Caputo Memorial Professorship

Year Started at JMU: 2000

dillontw@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Education
  • University of Maryland Baltimore County, Ph.D., 1995
  • University of Maryland Baltimore, M.S., 1992
  • Shippensburg University, M.Ed., 1983
  • Shippensburg University, B.S.Ed., 1982
Professional Interests
  • IT Consulting
  • Information Security and Privacy
  • Health Informatics
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Human-Computer Interaction
Personal Interests
  • Tennis
  • Football
Professional Background
  • IT Consulting with Micodata Inc.
Current Courses Taught
  • COB 204 Computer Information Systems
  • CIS 304 Enterprise Architecture
  • CIS 454 Systems Analysis and Design
  • CIS 434 IT Consulting
Positions Held
  • 2010 - Present PricewaterhouseCoopers – Dan Caputo Memorial Teaching Professor 
  • 2007 - Present Professor of Computer Information Systems
  • 2007- Present Co-Director of CyberCity (diversity) Summer Program
  • 2005-2007; Director, Center for Bio & Health Informatics
  • 2000 - 2007; Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
Awards and Recognitions
  • Finalist, Governors Technology Award (2012) JMU CyberCity Summer Program 
  • Madison Scholar Award (2009-2010) - JMU College of Business
  • Distinguished Community Service Award (2008-2009) - JMU College of Business
  • Distinguished Community Service Award (2007-2008) - JMU College of Business
  • Provost’s Award for Excellence (2006-2007) – James Madison University
  • Associate Faculty Status (Spring 2005) - JMU Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services 
Service
  • International Advisory Board and Senior Editor, International Journal of Health Information Systems and Informatics. (March, 2005 – present)
Key Publications

An ROI Comparison of Initiatives Designed to Attract Diverse Students to Technology Careers,” Journal of Information Systems Education, 27(2), 105-117, T.W. Dillon, D.S. Thomas & H. Reif. 

"Exploring the Acceptance of Body Searches, Body Scans and TSA Trust," Journal of Transportation Security, 8(3), 1-17, T.W. Dillon & D.S. Thomas (2015) 

"Airport body scanning: Will the American public finally accept?," Journal of Transportation Security, 8(1-2), 1-16, T.W. Dillon & D.S. Thomas (2015)

"Will they adopt?  Effects of Privacy and Accuracy," Journal of Computer Information Systems, Summer, 50(4), 20-29, T.W. Dillon & D. Lending (2010)

"Perceived quality benefits influenced by usefulness and documentation accuracy of information systems," CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, November/December 26(6), D. McDowell, T.W. Dillon & D. Lending (2008)

"The importance of communicating workplace privacy policies," Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 20(2), 119-139, T.W. Dillon, A.J. Hamilton, D.S. Thomas & and M.L. Usry (2008)

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