Department

  • Co-chair, CIS Search Committees, 2013-2014.
  • Ph.D. Coordinator, Center for Process Innovation (and previously eCommerce Institute), 2001 - to date.
  • Chair, Curriculum Committee, Information Systems Concentration in MBA Program, 2006-2007
  • Promotion and tenure committee, CIS Department, 2004, 2005.
  • EDGE Research Seminar Series Coordinator, eCommerce Institute, Fall 1999 - 2003.
  • Mentor for junior faculty and doctoral students.
  • Research Seminar Series Coordinator, Decision Sciences Department, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University (Spring 1998 - Summer 1999).
  • Course Coordinator, MBA core course Information Technology and Decision Strategy, Georgia State University (Fall 1998-1999).
  • Member, Steering Committee of the Department of Management, SIU-C (95-97).
  • Curriculum design and review, Masters and Doctoral program in MIS, SIU-C (1992-1997).
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Department of Management, SIU-C (91-93).
  • Doctoral Admissions Committee, Department of Management, SIU-C (91-93).
  • Coordinator, MIS Search Committee, Department of Management, SIU-C (92-93).

College

  • Chair, Robinson College of Business Promotion and Tenure Committee, first term (2007-2010), second term (2010-2013), third term (2013-2016).
  • Chair, University Second Century Initiative (2CI) Senior Scholar (Big Data) Search Committee, 2013-
  • Member, RCB Dean Search Committee, 2013 - 2014
  • Member, RCB Strategic Planning Task Force, 2009-2011
  • Member, Faculty Advisory Committee, Executive Doctorate in Business, 2008-2010.
  • Member, Search Committees for Professorships in Risk, Management and Insurance, 2008.
  • Chair, Robinson College of Business Dean Five Year Review, 2012.
  • Chair, Robinson College of Business Dean Triennial Evaluation, 2007.
  • Member, Search Committee for Professorships in Finance, 2007.
  • Member, Instructional Technology Innovation Committee, 2006.
  • Member, Committee to develop the Executive Doctoral in Business (EDB) program, 2005-2006. Assumed leadership role to work with various college and university committees that were responsible for program review and approval.
  • Development of research partnerships with industry through the Center for Process Innovation, 2004-(ongoing discussions with companies that can be partners to investigate research problems related to process innovation).
  • Co-developed (with Dr. Richard Welke and Dr. Lars Mathiassen) an interdisciplinary research center on Process Innovation. The concept of the center was developed through extensive interactions with college administrators, faculty, and industry executives. The Center was launched in January 2004, following approvals by the RCB Executive Committee and the RCB faculty in Fall 2003.
  • Member, RCB task force for online education and online instructional support, 2006.
  • Member, Doctoral Program Committee, RCB, GSU, 2001.
  • Member, Doctoral Program Strategy Committee, RCB, GSU 2003-2005.
  • Member of ad-hoc promotion and tenure committee for the Institute of International Business and the Real Estate Department, 2005.
  • Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee, RCB, GSU, Fall 2001- Summer 2004.
  • Member, Graduate Program Council, Robinson College of Business, GSU, Fall 2000- Summer 2002.
  • Member, GRA Eminent Scholar Selection Committee, RCB, GSU, Spring 2002.
  • Member, Tull Professorship Selection Committee, RCB, GSU, Spring 2002.
  • Member, Student Evaluation of Instructional Performance Instrument Reassessment Committee, RCB, Spring 2002.
  • Member, Dean’s e-commerce strategy steering committee, Fall 2000.
  • Member, Dean’s e-commerce curriculum task force, GSU, Spring 2000.
  • Member, Dean’s task force on Supply Chain Management, GSU, Spring 1999.
  • Member, Selection Committee, Director of the eCommerce Institute, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, Spring 1999.
  • Member, curriculum evaluation task force on Supply Chain Management, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, Spring 1999 - Summer 1999.
  • Dean's Search Committee, College of Business Administration, SIU-C (92-94).
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, College of Business, SIU-C (91-92).
  • IT infrastructure planning for the Pontikes Center & the Department of Management, SIU-C (1991-1997).
  • Computer Utilization Committee, College of Business, SIU-C (92-93).

University

  • Co-Chair, University Search Committee, Senior Scholars in Big Data, 2013 - (On the request of the President and Provost, consolidated three Second Century Initiative (2CI) separate proposals on Big Data senior faculty hires. The consolidated proposal was funded by the University for three senior faculty hires—one in business, one in geovisualization, and one in disease modeling. The recruiting for these positions is currently underway.)
  • Member, Second Century Initiative (2CI) Proposal Evaluation Committee, 2014.
  • University Distinguished Professor Review Committee, 2013, 2014.
  • University Promotion and Tenure Document Committee, 2012.
  • President Triennial Evaluation Committee, 2011.
  • Administrator Triennial Evaluation Procedures Review Committee, 2008-2009.
  • Member, Regents’ Professor Advisory Committee, 2008.
  • Triennial Administrator Evaluation Procedures Review Committee, 2008-2009.
  • Chair, Regents’ Professor Advisory Committee, 2008.
  • Member, Regents’ Professor Advisory Committee, 2007.
  • Provost triennial evaluation committee, 2006.
  • Mentor for Dr. Karynne Turner, Faculty Member in the Managerial Sciences Department; Part of the University Minority Mentoring Program, GSU.
  • Member, Triennial Evaluation Committee for the Associate VP for Information Technology, GSU, Spring 2002.
  • Member, Quality Improvement Fund Research Grant Evaluation Committee, GSU, Spring 2000.
  • Masters Program Committee, College of Business Administration, SIU-C (95-97). Lead the charge on the development of the cross-functional information management concentration for the MBA program. The program was successfully developed and implemented. Innovative cross-functional courses (Management of Financial Information and Management of Marketing Information) were developed.
  • Faculty Advisor and co-founder for SIU.EDU, a registered student organization at SIU-C (95-97). The organization focuses on learning about advanced internet-related technologies and their use in organizations.