Faculty & Staff

Department of Information Systems & Computer Science

Administrative Faculty and Staff

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Dr. Tanya Goette

Dr. Tanya Goette

Chair, Professor of Management Information Systems / Interim Associate Dean
302 Atkinson Hall
478-445-2563
Education

PhD
Georgia State University, Management Information Systems, 1995

MBA
Mercer University, Business Administration, 1988

BBA
Georgia College & State University, Information Systems, 1984

 

Research Areas

Teaching pedagogy, Web access for individuals with disabilities, and Adoption of technological innovations

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Janet Wyndham-Quin

Janet Wyndham-Quin

Administrative Assistant
301 Atkinson Hall
478-445-5721
Education

BA
Georgia College & State University, Art, 2006

Business Communications Faculty

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Margaret Geddy

Dr. Meg Geddy

Lecturer of Business Communications
316 Atkinson Hall
478-445-8580
Education

PhD
Saint Louis University, American Studies, 1986

MA
University of Missouri-Columbia, English, 1979

BA
University of Missouri-Columbia, English, 1976

 

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Dr. Sally Humphries

Dr. Sally Humphries

Professor of Business Communications & International Business
303 Atkinson Hall
478-445-2564
Education

PhD
University Of Georgia, Social Psychology, 1986

MMIS
Georgia College & State University, Information Systems, 2004

MS
University of Georgia, Social Psychology, 1982

BA
University of Georgia, Psychology, 1980

 

Research Areas

The Effects of National Culture on Corporate Governance Board Composition, The Effects of National Culture on COVID-19 Governmental Response, National Culture Dimensions, Hofstede

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Dr. Ward Risvold

Dr. Ward Risvold

Lecturer of Business Communications
319 Atkinson Hall
478-445-2567
Education

PhD
University of Georgia
English, 2018

MA
North Carolina Central University
English, 2013

BA
University of California, Santa Cruz
Literature, 1988

Computer Science Faculty

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Gongbing Hong

Dr. Gongbing Hong

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
315 Atkinson Hall
478-445-4101
Education

PhD
Clemson University, Computer Science, 2015

MS
Mississippi State University, Computer Science, 1999

MS
University of Science and Technology of China, Computer Science, 1993

BE
Wuhan University, Computer Science and Engineering, 1988

Research Areas

Computer networks, Computer science education

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Dr. Cathy Liu

Dr. Yi "Cathy" Liu

Professor of Computer Science
313 Atkinson Hall
478-445-3344
Education

PhD
Florida Atlantic University, Computer Science, 2003

MS
Beijing Polytech University, Computer Science, 1995

BS
National University Defens, Computer Engineering, 1992

Research Areas

Data science, network reliability, network modeling, genetic programming, and software engineering

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Dr. Gita Phelps

Dr. Gita Phelps

Associate Professor of Computer Science
312 Atkinson Hall
478-445-2953
Education

PhD
University of Georgia, Computer Science, 2003

MS
University of Georgia, Computer Science, 1992

BS
Georgia College & State University, Computer Science, 1990

 

Research Areas

Computer Science Education, Parallel Processing, Human Computer Interaction

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Frank Richardson

Frank Richardson

Lecturer of Computer Science
322B Atkinson Hall
478-445-1199
Education

MS
Southern Polytechnic University, Computer Science, 2007

BS
Kennesaw State University, Computer Field, 2005

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Dr. JF Yao

Dr. Jenq-Foung Yao

Professor of Computer Science
317 Atkinson Hall
478-445-5483
Education

PhD
Southern Methodist University, Computer Science, 1998

MS
University Of Wyoming, Computer Science, 1988

BS
University Of Wyoming, Computer Science, 1986

BS
National Taiwan Ocean University, Marine Biology, 1980

Research Areas

Cyber security, Data mining, Machine learning

Management Information Systems Faculty

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Caroline Collier

Caroline Collier

Senior Lecturer of Management Information Systems, Director of Center of Design & eCommerce
306D Atkinson Hall
478-445-2595
Education

MMIS
Georgia College & State University, Management Information Systems, 1998

BBA
University of Rennes,  Accounting, 1995

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Brad Fowler

Brad Fowler

Lecturer of Management Information Systems
306A Atkinson Hall
478-445-8521
Education

MMIS
Georgia College & State University, Information Systems, 2015

BM
University of Alabama, Music, 2002

 

 

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Dr. Joy Godin

Dr. Joy Godin

Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
304 Atkinson Hall
478-445-2565
Education

EDD
Valdosta State University, Leadership - Technology, 2013

MMIS
Georgia College & State University, Management Information Systems, 1998

BA
University Of Georgia, Business, 1995

Research Areas

Virtual Teamwork Training, Collaboration Technologies, Virtual Reality in Global Teams

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Dr. Bryan Marshall

Dr. Bryan Marshall

Professor of Management Information Systems
306B Atkinson Hall
478-445-2137
Education

PhD
Utah State University, Information Systems, 2006

MS
Utah State University, Business Information Systems, 2003

BS
Southern Utah University, Computer Information Systems, 2002

 

 

 

 

Research Areas

Student Learning, Financial Literacy Software, Ecommerce

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Dr. Paige Rutner

Dr. Paige Rutner

Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems
311 Atkinson Hall
478-445-8702
Education

PhD
University of Arkansas, Information Systems, 2009

MACC
Georgia Southern University, Accounting, 1998

BS
Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Accounting, 1988

Research Areas

Big data analytics skills, IT Workforce issues including work exhaustion, motivation, retention and turnover, Training, learning, and mental models

Part-Time Faculty
 

Kelly Beall, kelly.beall@gcsu.edu
James Carlisle, james.carlisle@gcsu.edu
Randy Clarkrandall.clark@gcsu.edu
Yvonne Council, yvonne.council@gcsu.edu
Robert Gale, daniel.gale@gcsu.edu
Fred Godin, fred.godin@gcsu.edu
Lorianne Hamilton, lori.strawder@gcsu.edu
William Jones, neil.jones@gcsu.edu
Eric Kobbe, eric.kobbe@gcsu.edu
Lynnette LaRocque, lynnette.larocque@gcsu.edu
Mark Misinco
Cassie Napiercassie.napier@gcsu.edu
Michael Powell 
James Robertson
Roy Trussell, kenneth.trussell@gcsu.edu

Emeritus

Kaye Bloodworth | Information Systems and Communications | 10-07-1997

Winfield Alan Jones | Information Systems and Communications | 10-07-1997

Oscar Glover | Information Systems and Communications | 2005

Glynna Morse | Information Systems and Communications

Howard Woodard | Information Systems and Communications | 2015