Joseph S. Valacich (left) joins the MIS Department from Washington State University where he was the George and Carolyn Hubman Distinguished Professor in MIS for the College of Business and Economincs and a member of Washington State's Graduate Faculty. He has been identified as one of the ten-most productive Information Systems researchers in the world and his current research interests include technology-mediated group decision-making, electronic commerce, the diffusion of technology in organizations, and distance learning.
Matthew J. Hashim (right) is a Ph.D. candidate of Management Information Systems at the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. He will begin teaching University of Arizona's MIS classes in Spring 2012. Before starting his Ph.D. studies, Matthew worked in industry for approximately 10 years, with experience in IT security, ERP implementation and development, forensics, and other management and IT-related roles.
Who says attending summer classes is boring? Not the 52 MIS undergraduate students who recently completed Katherine Carl’s MIS 373 Introduction to Operations Management class! Find out how Katherine used an hands-on experience to enhace her students classroom experience.
The MIS department's IT security whitepapers will help you learn more about security issues, technologies, and solutions.
They are short, succinct and to the point - written especially for the practitioner by the practitioner. They will give you a fresh perspective on an old issue, bring clarity to a complex topic, or make just the right argument to support your point of view. (more]