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Ph.D Student - Jeffrey P. Kaleta

Department of Management Information Systems
363 Fogelman College Class Bldg
Memphis, TN 38152-3120

Office: 901.678.2478
Fax: 901.678.4151

M.S., Management of Information Systems, Murray State University, Murray, KY, 2010.
B.S., Engineering, University of Maine, Orono, ME, 1996.

Teaching Interests:
Business Software Applications,  Database Construction

Research Interests:
Business Intelligence & Decision Support,  Human Information Search Behavior

Biographical Summary
Jeff started as PhD student in the MIS program at the University of Memphis in 2010. Prior to arriving at U of M, Jeff worked in the automotive industry involved with product application, design, and development. Later in his career, he moved into operations management and continuous improvement where he led multiple change projects and business process re-engineering efforts. In 2008, Jeff left manufacturing and began to pursue his PhD.

While working on his master’s degree, Jeff had been involved with projects for the Department of Homeland Security in the areas of interoperable radio communications and portable network communications.  Currently his research interest is in the area of human information search behaviors and human computer interface. Aside from academics, Jeff enjoys watching NFL football, attending Minor League Baseball Games, and reading the buzz on the latest technology gadgets. Other times, when time allows, Jeff is out taking photographs of urban Memphis.

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