Mike Mitri - 2019


Professor, Computer Information Systems
Year Started at JMU: 2001
Contact Info

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Michigan State University 1992
  • M.S., Computer Science, Michigan State University 1987 
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Michigan 1978
Professional Interests
  • Information Systems Education
  • Artificial Intelligence
Personal Interests
  • Online chess
  • Exercise, working out at UREC
  • Walking my dog
  • Spending time with family
Courses Taught
  • CIS 330 – Database Design and Application
  • CIS 331 - Intermediate Computer Programming
  • CIS 463 - Business Intelligence
Positions Held
  • Interim Department Head, CIS&BSAN, 2011-2014
  • Associate Professor, Eastern Michigan University 1992-2001
Professional Background
  • Independent software consultant. Clients in health insurance, trucking, engineering, logistics, and municipal government
Application Development
Awards and Recognitions
  • 2021, JMU College of Business Best Paper in Applied Research
  • 2015, '16, '17, '18, '19, '20, JMU College of Business, Dean's Impact Award
  • 2012,  Ben Bauman Award for Excellence, International Association for Computer Information Systems
Key Publications

Mitri, M. (2020). Story Analysis Using Natural Language Processing and Interactive Dashboards, Journal of Computer Information Systems.

Lending, D., Mitri, M. & Dillon, T. (2019). Ingredients of a Quality Information Systems Program in a Changing IS Landscape, Journal of Information Systems Education.

Mitri, M., Cole, C. & Atkins, L. (2017). A Systems Analysis Role Play Exercise and Assignment. Journal of Information Systems Education.

Mitri, M. & Palocsay, S. (2015). Toward a Model Undergraduate Curriculum for the Emerging Business Intelligence and Analytics Discipline. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 37, Article 31. http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol37/iss1/31

Mitri, M. (2015). Active Learning via a Sample Database: The Case of Microsoft's Adventure Works. Journal of Information Systems Education, Vol. 26, Nbr 3.

Kruck, S.E., Mathieu, R.G. & Mitri, M. (2013). Research in Information Systems Education: Scope and Productivity. Journal of Computer Information Systems, (Vol. 54, Nbr. 1) pp 34-41.

Mitri, M. (2012). Applying Analogical Reasoning Techniques for Teaching XML Document Querying Skills in Database Classes. Journal of Information Systems Education, (Vol. 23, Nbr 4). pp 385-394.

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