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Management Information Systems Department

MIS Department

  SSE-2411 |    619-594-5316  |   [email protected]
  Monday – Friday:   8am – 4:30pm


We create value for our students, the business community, and the University through teaching, research, and service.

We educate students with a competency based curriculum that evolves with the changing needs of the business environment to produce graduates with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the organizations they serve. We maintain ongoing engagement with the local business community, most notably through our MIS advisory board, to develop programs and courses that reflect their needs. We measure our success in terms of student internship placements, graduation rates, job placements, and salaries.

We focus our research on real-world issues affecting many individuals and organizations. We seek external grant funding and conduct basic and applied research to move toward creative solutions for the problems of our day. We disseminate our findings to assist business, non-profit, and government organizations in fulfilling their missions. We measure our success in terms of the real-world impact of our solutions, external grant funding, and well-cited publications in high-quality peer reviewed journals.

We support the mission of the Fowler College of Business and San Diego State University by aligning our initiatives with their greater missions. We collaborate with other departments and colleges to advance interdisciplinary research and education to create knowledge and offer programs that we could do by ourselves.

The purpose of the MIS Advisory Board (AB) is to serve as a bridge between the business community and the MIS Department of the SDSU Fowler College of Business. Specific objectives of the AB are to:

  • Enrich the education of MIS students through interactions with business professionals,internships, and the facilitation of job-seeking activities;
  • Provide guidance on the curriculum encountered by SDSU students so as to improve the value of graduates for employment in the San Diego economy;
  • Support the solicitation and cultivation of private philanthropic support for the MIS department;
  • Connect faculty with the business community to increase the impact of their research and the relevance of their course content;
  • Guide the department in strategic planning to help ensure that the San Diego region remains viable for economic growth in the technology sector by supporting the development of a business-technology workforce.

Meet the Advisory Board

Thad Gustafson

Thad Gustafson
Board Chair
Managing Director
Accenture
’98 Information Systems

Robert R. Cohen

Robert R. Cohen
Board Member and Treasurer
SIM San Diego
Managing Partner
Vescynt Consulting

Magaly Drant

Magaly Drant
Sr. Director, Engineering Operations
ServiceNow

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Angela Finn

Director, IT Accounting Systems

Qualcomm

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Victor J. Gonzalez
Holthouse Carlin & Van Tright LLP
Partner
'89 Accounting

Michele Gorostiza

Michele Gorostiza
Director of Productivity and Quality
Intuit
'98 Public Administration

Dave Henderson

Dave Henderson
Chief Information Officer
Millennium Health
’98 Information Systems

Lynne Ketchie

Lynne Ketchie
Head of Quality Assurance
North America
SAP Digital Business Services
’90 Information Systems
’92 MSBA

Sean Lewis

Sean Lewis

Specialized Sales Leader, Global Verticals and Strategic Accounts
Amazon Web Services

Robert Loreto

Robert Loreto
Director IT
Nvidia

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Greg W. Muir
Senior Director IT Strategy, Operations, PMO
Teradata Inc.
'92 Management
'93 MBA

Erez Nir


Erez Nir

Chief Technology Officer
Mitchell International

Steve Phillpott

Steve Phillpott
Chief Information Officer
Western Digital Corporation

Linda Rose


Linda Rose

Mergers & Acquisitions Advisor
RoseBiz Inc
'85 Accounting

Adam Vazquez

Adam Vazquez

VP Product Enablement and Operations

CDK Global

 
 

  

 

Management Information Systems Department Faculty Directory

Helio Yang

Y. Helio Yang

Professor and Interim MIS Department Chair

Management Information Systems Department,Sports MBA Program

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Management (Supply Chain)  Management (Operations)  Management (Project) 
Kaveh Abhari

Kaveh Abhari, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Management Information Systems Department,Sports MBA Program

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SSE-3200

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IT (Social Applications)  Entrepreneurship  Design (Innovation)  Education 
Maryam Abhari

Maryam Abhari, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

Theo Addo

Theophilus B.A. Addo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Management Information Systems Department

SSE-3109

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Art  Organizations (IT Strategy)  IT (Performance)  Management (Knowledge)  Business (Music)  IT (Programming) 
M. (Skip) Austin, Jr.

M. (Skip) Austin, Jr.

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

Brent Bolton

Brent Bolton, M.B.A.

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

Robert Briggs

Robert O. Briggs, Ph.D.

Professor

Management Information Systems Department,Online Degree Completion (BSBA)

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Decision Making (Team)  Education (K - 12 Learners At Risk)  Decision Making (Military)  Customer Satisfaction  Product (Development)  IT (Software Development) 
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Jacob Doiron

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

Aaron Elkins

Aaron Elkins, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Management Information Systems Department

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IT (Automated Credibility Assessment)  IT (Affective Computing) 
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David Goldberg

Assistant Professor

Management Information Systems Department

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Luwen (Vivian) Huangfu

Assistant Professor

Management Information Systems Department

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Shatha Jawad

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

Murray Jennex

Murray Jennex, Ph.D.

Professor

Management Information Systems Department

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Nuclear Containment Testing  Management (Knowledge)  IT (Cybersecurity)  Social Media  Business (Small)  IT (Systems Design)  IT (Identity Theft)  Critical Infrastructure  Data (Systems Analysis)  IT (Cloud Computing)  Decision Making (Support Systems)  IT (Crisis Response and Management) 
Robert Judge

Robert Judge, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

SSE-3114

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IT (Manufacturing Systems)  Social Media  IT (Project Management)  Finance (International Trade)  Management (Knowledge) 
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Gurpreet Singh Khhrana

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

Alexis Koster

Alexis Koster, Ph.D.

Professor

Management Information Systems Department

Jim Lackritz

James R. (Jim) Lackritz, Ph. D.

Professor

Management Information Systems Department,Sports MBA Program

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Sports (Economics)  Accounting (Auditing)  Accounting (Information Systems)  Accounting (Managerial)  Accounting  Product (Quality Control)  Data (Statistical Analysis) 
Charlotte Liu

Xialu (Charlotte) Liu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Management Information Systems Department

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Data (Forecasting Modelling)  Data (Time Series Analysis)  Business (Statistical Applications)  Data (Dynamic Factor Models) 
David Meader, Ph.D.

David Meader, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

EBA-322

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Interests

Business (International)  Business (Consulting)  IT (Strategy)  Data (Systems Analysis)  Design (Thinking) 
Renee Merrill

Renee Merrill

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

Matt Muga

Matthew Muga

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

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Hau Nguyen

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

EBA-322

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Interests

Information Systems  IT (Cloud Computing)  IT (Machine Learning)  IT (Cybersecurity)  Data (Big Data) 
Cynthia Nitsch

Cynthia (Gardner) Nitsch

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

Chris O'Byrne

Chris O'Byrne, M.S.

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

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Joseph Oregon

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

SSE-2428

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Interests

Business (Security Principles)  IT (Solidifying Management & Information Systems)  Education (Academic Arena) 
John Penrose

John M Penrose, Ph.D.

Professor

Management Information Systems Department

Christine Probett

Christine Probett

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

Fred Raafat

Feraidoon (Fred) Raafat, Ph.D.

Professor

Management Information Systems Department,Online Degree Completion (BSBA)

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Product (Inventory Control)  IT (Operations) 
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Nils Randrup

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

Bruce Reinig

Bruce A. Reinig, Ph.D.

Thomas & Evelyn Page Dean (Interim)

Dean's Office,Management Information Systems Department,Sports MBA Program

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Data (Analytics)  IT (Artificial Intelligence) 
Kelly Shaul

Kelly Shaul, J.D.

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

Bongsik Shin

Bongsik Shin, Ph.D.

Professor

Management Information Systems Department

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SSE-3107

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Communications (Telecommunications)  Data (Science)  IT (Networks)  IT (Cybersecurity) 
Robert Shoghi

Robert Shoghi

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

Clay Tyler

Clay Tyler

Lecturer

Management Information Systems Department

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Patricia van Damme

Management Information Systems Advisor

Management Information Systems Department