Faculty

This listing includes faculty (professors, instructors, lecturers, etc.) that teach in program specific computer information systems courses within the major. This does not necessarily include those who teach general education, business, or other related classes.

Barbara Myers
Barbara Myers
Barbara Myers

Position: Lecturer

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Education:
Ed.D., University of South Dakota
M.S., Dakota State University
B.S., Mississippi University For Women

Barbara teaches for the College of Business and Information Systems at University Center in the area of information systems, computer science, and networking.  Other areas of work include web and database design for small companies and local users, and advising online and University Center students.

David Bishop
David Bishop
David Bishop

Position: Associate Professor

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Education:
D.Sc., Dakota State University
M.S., Dakota State University
B.S., Western Washington University

Jun Liu
Jun Liu
Jun Liu

Position: Coordinator for MSA / Associate Professor of Information Systems

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Education:
Ph.D., University of Arizona
M.S., University of Arizona
B.A., Nanjing University

Jim McKeown
Jim McKeown
Jim McKeown

Position: Lecturer of Computer Education

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Education:
Ph.D., University of Iowa
M.A., Teachers College / Columbia University
B.S., South Dakota State University

Dr. McKeown teaches Visual Basic programming courses, computer hardware, MIS, and web programming courses at DSU. He is involved in farm management, data collection and data mining. His book, Programming in Visual Basic: The Very Beginner's Guide, is in its fourth edition. In addition, he's the mastermind behind the BIS Soup Lunch.

Cherie Noteboom
Cherie Noteboom
Cherie Noteboom

Position: Associate Professor of Management Info Systems / Coordinator for D.Sc. Information Systems / Co-Coordinator Center of Excellence

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Education:
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Omaha
E.D., University of South Dakota
M.B.A., University of South Dakota
B.S., South Dakota State University

Chris Olson
Chris Olson
Chris Olson

Position: Associate Professor / Program Coordinator of Information Systems

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Education:
Ph.D., Business Administration, Northcentral University, 2013
M.S., Information Systems, Dakota State University, 2004
B.S., Information Systems, Dakota State University, 2001

Dr. Chris Olson teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses, specializing in Office applications, both client and server side web programming, and developing dynamic mobile applications. He serves on the Barrier Free Learning Committee and his research interests include accessibility, utilization of assistive software technology, and universal design concepts.

Ronghua Shan
Ronghua Shan
Ronghua Shan

Position: Coordinator for MSIS / Associate Professor of Computer Science/Information Systems

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Education:
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.E., Zhejiang University of Technology

Dr. Shan teaches Data Management courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. His research interests include database security, metadata management and constraint modelling and processing.

Zixing Shen
Zixing Shen
Zixing Shen

Position: Associate Professor

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Education:
Ph.D. in Management, Case Western Reserve University
M.A. in Management, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
BA, Sichuan University, China

Dr. Shen teaches introduction to management, introduction of management information systems, organizational behavior, technology and innovation management, decision support systems, among others.

Dr. Shen’s research focuses on the use of technology in organizations. She has published in leading journals such as European Journal of Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, and presented at premier conferences including Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AoM), International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS).