Lloyd Brooks, Professor Emeritus

Lloyd Brooks

Professor Emeritus

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About Lloyd Brooks

Lloyd D. Brooks received his Ed.D. (1971) and MS (1968) degrees from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville and BS degree (1964) from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. Teaching experience includes positions at the high school, business college, junior college, and university levels. He has performed consulting services with several companies and agencies including the United States Postal Service, State Department of Education, Tennessee Office of Teacher Licensure, Dobbs House International, Memphis City Government, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Dr. Brooks joined the Fogelman College of Business & Economics at The University of Memphis in 1971.

Teaching interests include database management, management of information technology systems, teaching methodology, integrated software applications, and web site development. He served as Department Chair for the Business Information and Technology Department and currently serves as Interim Associate Dean in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics and was awarded the Michael Cook Professorship for Distinguished Leadership. He is also Director of Assessment for the Fogelman College.

Dr. Brooks has authored 23 textbooks in the microcomputer applications, integrated software applications, and business financial mathematics areas. He has also published in several professional journals and conference proceedings from national and international professional associations. He has served as President of several professional organizations including the Tennessee Business Education Association, Southern Business Education, Association, Information Systems Academic Heads International, and the International Association of Computer Information Systems.

He has been honored with the National Data Educator of the Year Award and Gibson Award by the International Association of Computer Information Systems. Other awards include selection for the 2004 University of Memphis Distinguished Advising Award and selection for a 2002 Suzanne Downs Palmer Professorship honor. He was also selected for participation in the Fogelman College Study Abroad Programs for International Business in New Delhi, India; in Shanghai, China, and South America.

His current research interests include studies relating to perceptions toward online courses and degree programs. Dr. Brooks currently serves as Project Director for two grants from the Tennessee State Department of Education and has served as Principal Investigator for grants totaling over $1.6 million since employment at the University.