Currrent Teaching

  • Present 2017

    INLS 691-H: Research Methods in Information Science (Undergraduate)

    An introduction to research methods used in information science. This course prepares undergraduate student for the honor thesis, and includes the writing of a research proposal.

  • Present 2016

    INLS 690-222: Seminar in Social Informatics (Graduate)

    An exploration of different conceptualizations of how technology shapes organizations, communities and societies, and how it is shaped by social forces at personal, organizational and societal levels.

  • Present 2014

    INLS 585: Management for Information Professionals (Graduate)

    An introduction to general management principles and practices intended for information professionals working in all types of organizations. Topics include planning, budgeting, staffing, leadership, organizational change and evaluation, and decision making.

  • Present 2013

    INLS 385 (285): Information Use for Organizational Effectiveness (Undergraduate)

    Basic concepts in the way that information, people, and technology interact to influence organizational effectiveness. Principles of problem solving, teamwork, leadership, and organizational change/innovation.

  • Present 2014

    INLS 697: Information Science Capstone (Undergraduate)

    Contemporary topics of information science, information systems, information technology, information design, and information management. Assessment of future impact of new developments.

Teaching History

  • 2012 2011

    IST335: Introduction to Information-Based Organizations (Syracuse University)(

    Organizational behavior; groups and teams; leadership and management; human resources; organizational development; change management; Interactions between people and technology in work organizations; impacts of information technology on organizational effectiveness.

  • 2011 2011

    IST990: Information System Theories (Teaching Practicum with Dr. Steve Saywer at Syracuse University)

    Seven-week doctoral seminar on the intellectual overlaps among information science, information systems, and science and technology studies.

  • 2008 2008

    IST400: IT-Enabled Innovation and Change Within a Global Enterprise (Teaching Practicum with Dr. Carsten Ă˜sterlund and Prof. Robert Benjamin at Syracuse University)

    Syracuse University/JP Morgan Chase partnership: Analytical views of IT-enabled innovation and change management; strategic approach to innovation and change; organizational implications of innovation; Present innovative ideas to senior management.

  • 2007 2007

    IST110: Introduction to Information, People and Technology (Teaching Assitant at PennState University)

    The use, analysis and design of information systems and technologies to organize, coordinate, and inform human enterprises.