Jasperson, `Jon (Sean)
Professor Jasperson earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Information Management Science from Florida State University. He joined the Mays Business School faculty in 2005. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy degree from Brigham Young University.
He is a skilled academic innovator, leader, and change agent. During his career, he has led initiatives to create multiple new organizational units, academic programs, and an exam proctoring center. He encourages and supports his faculty colleagues in identifying and adopting active learning techniques and technologies in their teaching. He envisions new approaches to delivering high-quality, best-in-class education through all academic programs. He has extensive knowledge of the curricular processes from the department to the state coordinating board and experience with curriculum and course development.
His primary teaching interests and experience are in systems development. He is interested in both structured and object-oriented systems development approaches. He has taught courses in the following areas: data analytics; capstone projects; programming languages; business statistics; fundamentals of information systems; systems analysis and design theory; object-oriented systems development; accounting information systems; IT infrastructures; management of information technology (MBA level); and database management.
His primary research interests center around understanding organizational innovation with and implementation of information technology. He is interested in how/why organizations use technology in their work. His research has been published in MIS Quarterly, Communications of the ACM, Communications of the AIS, Journal of Information Systems Education, Journal of Information Systems, Journal of Medical Systems, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, and BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. His research entitled "Power and Information Technology Research: A Metatriangulation Review" about the role of power and information technology in organizations was recognized as the best paper published in MIS Quarterly in 2002.
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HR job title
Assistant Dean for Academic Innovation