Faculty

Meet our extraordinary MSIS faculty:

David Bishop
David Bishop
David Bishop

Position: Associate Professor of Information Systems

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

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

As a member of the graduate faculty, Dr. Bishop teaches a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in information systems and computer science focusing on software engineering and related topics such as systems analysis and design, database programming and multi-tier architectures. Dr. Bishop’s research centers on agile methodologies and includes publications in international conferences and journals as well as regional conferences. 

Omar El-Gayar
Omar El-Gayar
Omar El-Gayar

Position: Professor of Information Systems

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Education:
Ph.D., University of Hawaii
M.A., University of Hawaii
M.S., Alexandria University
B.S., Alexandria University

Omar El-Gayar, Ph.D. is a Professor of Information Systems. His research interests include: analytics, business intelligence, and decision support with applications in problem domain areas such as healthcare, environmental management, and security planning and management. His inter-disciplinary educational background and training is in information technology, computer science, economics, and operations research. Dr. El-Gayar’s industry experience includes working as an analyst, modeler, and programmer. His numerous publications appear in various IT related fields. He is a member of AIS, ACM, INFORMS, and DSI.

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.

Insu Park
Insu Park
Insu Park

Position: Assistant Professor of Information Systems

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Education:
Ph.D., State University of NY, Buffalo
M.S., Hanyang University
B.C., Hanyang University

Insu Park is an assistant professor in Business & Information Systems. His research interests include E-commerce, Healthcare & Social Media Analytics, Information Privacy, and Behavioral Issues in IS. His research has been published in several leading journals, including MIS Quarterly, Decision Science, Decision Support Systems, Information and Management, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, and IEEE Transaction on System, Man and Cybernetics etc. He has numerous conference proceedings and presentations in leading conferences, such as the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) and the Academy of Management (AOM).

Ronghua Shan
Ronghua Shan
Ronghua Shan

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

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.