DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review
of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains
six levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, (3) Adjunct, (4) Adjunct
Research Co-Mentor, (5) Affiliate, and (6) Adjunct Teaching.
Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Adjunct Research
Co-Mentor members may serve as co-chair of a master's or doctoral committee. Full
or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one adjunct or affiliate
graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.
Teaching adjunct members may not serve on graduate committees.
LLOYD D. BROOKS, Professor, EdD (1972), The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 
JASBIR DHALIWAL, Professor and Interim Dean of the Graduate School/Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, PhD (1993), University of British Columbia 
MARK L. GILLENSON, Professor, PhD (1974), The Ohio State University 
BRIAN D. JANZ, Professor, PhD (1995), The University of Minnesota 
WILLIAM J. KETTINGER, Professor, PhD (1992), University of South Carolina 
EUNTAE (TED) LEE, Associate Professor, PhD (1996), The University of Nebraska-Lincoln 
ROBIN POSTON, Associate Professor, PhD (2003), Michigan State University 
SANDRA M. RICHARDSON, Associate Professor, PhD (2006), University of Central Florida 
JUDITH C. SIMON, Professor, EdD (1976), Oklahoma State University 
THOMAS F. STAFFORD, Associate Professor, PhD (1993), The University of Georgia 
CHEN ZHANG, Assistant Professor, PhD (2008), Purdue University 
LING XUE, Assistant Professor, PhD (2007), University of Texas at Austin 
ADJUNCT TEACHING ONLY MEMBERS
GERTRUDE MOELLER, PhD (1990), Mississippi State University 
JOEL NEELY, MS (1972), Middle Tennessee State University 
SANDEFORD J. SCHAEFFER, III, EdD (2010), University of Memphis 
STEVEN JORDAN, Visiting Faculty, PhD (2006), Yale University 
NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets.