Ruby Booth

Ph.D Candidate, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

Phone
(901) 678-2478
Email
rbooth@memphis.edu
Fax
(901) 678-4151
Office
363 Fogelman College Class Bldg
Office Hours

About Ruby Booth

Ruby first joined the University of Memphis as a member of the staff, serving as a Systems Support Specialist I with the Center for Research in Educational Policy (CREP) where she was responsible for maintaining projects, instruments, and accounts within a secure survey database as well as for managing the Center's website and social media presence.

In 2013, she entered Fogelman Business College's MIS program as a Masters student and has been accepted into its Ph.D program. Miss Booth has fifteen years professional writing experience, and received her B.A. in the craft of poetry. Her personal interests include books of all sorts, board games, cryptomythology, and the Future.

Education

M.S., Business Administration Management of Information Systems, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee. 
B.A., Creative Writing, Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee. 

Interests

Teaching Interests

Cyber Security; Critical Thinking and Project Management; Writing for Publication; Cultural Expectation Assessment and Moderation

Research Interests

Cyber Security and Information Assurance; Cyber Ethics; Women and Minorities in STEM; IT Identity; Non-anthropocentric AI Development

Selected Research

Journal Publications

Gillenson, M., Racer, M., Zhang, X., Booth, R., and Dugan, J. 2017. "A Heuristic Method for Scheduling Requirements Implementation in Agile Software Development Projects." Journal of Information Technology Management (27:4), pp.169-178.

Conference Proceedings

Booth, R. E "The Effect of Freedom of Expression and Access to Information on the Relationship between ICTs and the Well-being of Nations," Proceedings of the 23nd Americas Conference on Information Systems, 2017.

Shi, Yao, Booth, R. E., and Simon J.C. "The Iterative Effect of IT Identity on Employee Cybersecurity Compliance Behaviors," Proceedings of the 23nd Americas Conference on Information Systems, 2017.

Booth, R. E., Richardson, S. M., and Simon J.C. "Security Risks Related to Employee 'Extra-Role' Creation of an 'Online-persona'," Proceedings of the 22nd Americas Conference on Information Systems, 2016.

Booth, R. E., Richardson, S. M., and Simon J.C. "Cybersecurity Employment Pipelines: Identifying Successful Paths to Careers in Cybersecurity for Under-represented Groups," 1st Annual Research Workshop on Advances & Innovations in Cyber Security. 2016.

Booth, R. E., Richardson, S. M., and Simon J.C. "Cybersecurity Employment Pipelines: Identifying Successful Paths to Careers in Cybersecurity for Under-represented Groups," Computer Research Association-Women Workshop, 2016. (Abstract 18). Poster presentation.

Technical Reports

Murphy, K. E. and Booth, R.E. 2014. "Supplemental Educational Services in the State of Illinois 2011-2012 Summary of Provider Effectiveness." Memphis, TN: The University of Memphis, Center for Research in Educational Policy.

Murphy, K. E. and Booth, R.E. 2014. "Supplemental Educational Services in the State of Illinois 2012-2013 Summary of Provider Effectiveness." Memphis, TN: The University of Memphis, Center for Research in Educational Policy.