2020-2021 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jun 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Course Catalog

School of Information Studies Faculty

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Daniel E. Acuna
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2011
Scientific innovation, artificial intelligence, machine learning
Marilyn P. Arnone, Associate Research Professor; Professor of Practice
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1992
Children’s curiosity and learning, information literacy, creativity
Scott A. Bernard, Executive Professor
Ph.D., Virginia Tech., 2001
Enterprise architecture and capital planning, public and private sector chief information officers, federal policy development on information resources management
Carlos E E. Caicedo Bastidas, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2009
Security, wireless networks, software development, telecommunications management
Rachel Ivy Clarke, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2016
Application of design methodologies and epistemologies to librarianship
Kevin Crowston, Associate Dean for Research, Distinguished Professor of Information Science
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991
Organizational implications of information technologies, electronic markets, computer-supported cooperative work with electronic commerce, open source software development, virtual organizations
Jason Dedrick, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Management, Ph.D.
Economic development, industrial policy, technology diffusion, globalization of IT
Ingrid Erickson, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2009
Work and technology, organizational studies, human-centered computing
Michael Fudge, Professor of Practice
M.S., Syracuse University, 2006
Database management systems, data warehousing, programming
Paul B. Gandel, Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1986
Management of information systems, library administration and services, software engineering, information policy, and visualization of information
Martha A. Garcia-Murillo, Professor / Senior Associate Dean for IDEA
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1998
Policy, regulation, telecommunications, infrastructure, access
Radhika Garg, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Zurich, 2017
User decisions on whether to use or not use various forms of technology in different situations and the ways in which experience is shaped beyond specific circumstances of use
LaVerne Gray, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2018
Social justice in Library and Information Science, critical and cultural studies, Black feminism, intersectionality, community engagement, critical librarianship, academic librarianship, and critical information literacy.
Caroline Haythornthwaite, Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto
ICT support of work, learning and social interaction
Jeff Hemsley, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2014
Social media, viral events, data visualization
Josh Introne, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Brandeis University, 2008
Collective intelligence in new media, drawing on the fields of human-computer interaction, system dynamics, network science, and psychology
Md. Tariqul Islam “Pavel”, Assistant Professor
Doctoral Candidate, Computer Science, University of Kentucky 2020
Security, Cloud Computing, Systems Networking
Michelle L. Kaarst-Brown, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence
Ph.D., York University, 1995
Strategic management of IT, assessment of strategic risks and opportunities of information and communication technologies, social implications of IT
Bruce R. Kingma, Professor of Entrepreneurship; Undergraduate Program Director
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1989
Economics of information, digital library economics, cost-benefit analysis
Ian MacInnes, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1998
Information industry strategy, electronic commerce compatibility standards, international business, convergence, telecommunications
Brian McKernan, Research Assistant Professor
Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany, 2013
Developing and evaluating game-based learning software and other applications
Lee W. McKnight, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989
Wireless grids, nomadicity, convergence of the Internet and telecommunications industries, Internet economics and policy, national and international technology policy
Deborah Nosky, Professor of Practice
M.S., Syracuse University
Technology, project and time management, presentation delivery
Megan Oakleaf, Director of Instructional Quality; Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2006
Evolution and assessment of information services; theories, methods, and assessment of user education; information literacy frameworks and instruction; information services in academic libraries
Carsten S. Oesterlund, Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002
Distributed and virtual work, organizational learning and knowledge, IT use and organizational boundaries, document and genre analysis, computer-supported collaborative work
Joon S. Park, Professor
Ph.D., George Mason University, 1999
Information and systems security; security policies, models, mechanisms, evaluation, survivability, and applications
Beth Patin, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2018
Equity of information in crisis informatics and building cultural competence, libraries, and community resiliency in times of crisis
Jian Qin, Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996
Representation of learning objects, knowledge organization structure, organization of distributed information, knowledge discovery in bibliographic databases, scientific communication
Jeffrey H. Rubin, Associate Professor of Practice
M.S., Syracuse University, 1997
Content/knowledge management systems, web-based management tools (including log analysis), user behavior on the Internet
Jeffrey Saltz, Director, MS in Applied Data Science, Associate Professor
Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology
Big data, startup ecosystems, experiential learning, online learning
Steven B. Sawyer, Director, Ph.D. Program; Professor
D.B.A., Boston University, 1995
Social informatics, design and development of information systems, project management, role of information and communication technologies relative to organizational and social change
Carl Schramm, University Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1973
Economics, entrepreneurship 
Bryan Semaan, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2011
Technology for social good, technology use by underserved populations
Marcene Sonneborn, Professor of Practice
MBA, Syracuse University, 1989
Strategic planning, business development, organizational leadership, and entrepreneurship
Jeffrey M. Stanton, Professor
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1997
Impacts of organizational behavior on information security, cognitive-affective models of motivation, evaluation and behavior, organizational and societal impacts of engineering, science and technology, research methods including psychometrics and statistics
Jennifer Stromer-Galley, Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
Director of Undergraduate Programs
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2002
Social media, presidential campaigns, online political participation, social dynamics in online groups
Zhasmina Tacheva, Assistant Professor
Doctoral Candidate, Management, SUNY Buffalo 2020
Artificial Intelligence, Supply Chain, Sustainable Operations
Arthur Thomas, Associate Dean for Career Services and Experiential Learning; Professor of Practice
Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo, 1990
Performance improvement, project management, data networking engineering, instructional design, information systems management
Murali Venkatesh, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1991
Broadband community network planning, reflective practice, planning and design of technological systems, applications for communities
Stephen Wallace, Professor of Practice
D.P.S., Pace University, 2016
Designing, developing and delivering information technology solutions in business and healthcare environments
Yang Yang, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Notre Dame 2015
Big Data, Entrepreneurship
Bei Yu, Katchmar-Wilhelm Associate Professor / Faculty Lead, CAS Data Science
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Text mining, opinion mining, media mining, political opinion and ideology
Ping Zhang, Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1995
Broad issues in human-computer interaction; individual responses to IT; affective, cognitive, and behavior aspects of human interaction with technology; user-centered information systems design and evaluation; business information visualization; technology-assisted education