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William Barnett
Associate Professor
School of Acctg, Finan, & Info Serv
HMPH 301C
318-342-1146
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William D Barnett, PhD
Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Systems Program Coordinator

Education

Ph D

1999, Information Systems
University of Texas at Arlington

MS

1992, Information Systems
University of Texas at Arlington

BA

1983, Political Science
University of Texas at Arlington

Biographical Sketch

William Barnett is an Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems in the School of Accounting, Financial, and Information Services in the College of Business and Social Sciences.  Dr. Barnett is currently serving as the Program Coordinator for the Computer Information Systems (CIS) and the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in CIS programs, and is the Kitty Degree Endowed Professor of Computer Information Systems.

Dr. Barnett received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science specializing in Eastern European Affairs, with minors in Military Science and German from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1983.  He was commissioned as a second lieutenant of Field Artillery in the Regular Army, and served in various staff and leadership positions in the Republic of Korea and United States until 1989, including several positions focusing on developing secure systems specifications, and security procedures and policies.

Dr. Barnett earned Master of Science in Information Systems and Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington with a doctoral specialization in the area of application development methods and business process engineering.  Publications include  articles on the development of methodologies for designing quality software and business processes, and information security. These articles include "Application of QFD to the Software Development Process", "Object-Oriented Business Process Modeling For The Virtual Enterprise", "Object-Oriented Enterprise Engineering",  "An Architecture for the Virtual Enterprise", and Continuance of Protective Security Behavior: A Longitudinal Study.

Dr. Barnett is a member of the Association of Information Technology Professionals, the Project Management Institute, ISACA, and the Information Systems Security Association.  Dr. Barnett lectures and presents in the areas of strategic information systems policy, application development, information security and risk management, and penetration testing. 

Research Interests

machine learning, software development methods, organizational information security policy, and offensive information security operations (cyber warfare)

Recent Publications

Barnett, W. D., Wood, J. T. (2012). Purpose of Using Social Networks (pp. 1-12). New York, NY: American International Journal of Contemporary Research.
Barnett, W. D., Griffin, C. M., Xudong, M., Deal, P., Li, L. (2010). 3G MOBILE PHONE ADOPTION AND CONTINUED USE:A PILOT STUDY (pp. 247-255). Issues in Information Systems.
Barnett, W. D., Griffin, C. M., Dorado, C., Hernandez, J., Sani, B. (2009). AN EXPLORATORY ANALYSIS OF FACTORS INFLUENCING STUDENTS DECISIONS TO TAKE ONLINE COURSES (pp. 183-190). Issues in Information Systems.
Barnett, W. D., Wood, J. T., Griffin, C. M. A Framework for Learning Experience Design in Multi-User Virtual Environments. CCCS Mid-South Conference 2009.
Barnett, W. D., Campbell, N., Eaton, V., Shim, J. P., Urbaczewski, A. (2007). Creative Uses of Podcasting in Education: Panel Discussion (pp. 119-120). Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges.
Barnett, W. D., Wood, J. T. (2005). Database Elements in the IS2002 Model Curriculum and Hiring Expectations for New Information Systems Graduates (pp. pg 5.). Atlanta, GA: International Association for Computer Information Systems.
Barnett, W. D., Presley, A. (2004). Theory of Planned Behavior Model in Electronic Learning: A Pilot Study (pp. 22-28). Stillwater, OK: Issues in Information Systems.
Barnett, W. D., Raja, M. K. (2002). An Initial Study of the Learning Organization Model for Evaluating Information Technology-Based Process Improvement Project Potential (pp. 35-41). Issues in Information Systems.
Raja, M. K., Barnett, W. D. (2001). An Object-Oriented Approach to Enterprise Engineering (pp. 77-89). Journal of Engineering Valuation and Cost Analysis: Special Issue on Enterprise Engineering.
Barnett, W. D., Presley, A. (2001). Activity Based Costing to Support Process Improvement (pp. 51-61). Journal of Engineering Valuation and Cost Analysis: Special Issue on Enterprise Engineering.
Simpson, P., Barnett, W. D., Simpson, C. (2001). Disintermediation: An Exploratory Study of Changing Channel Structure in E-Commerce (pp. 453-459). Issues in Information Systems.
Presley, A., Barnett, W. D. (2001). Impact of Administrative Influence and Support on Use of Internet Technology for Course Delivery (pp. 168-170). Proceedings of the Association of Information Systems Americas Conference.
Presley, A., Sarkis, J., Barnett, W. D., Liles, D. (2001). Engineering the Virtual Enterprise: An Architecture-Driven Modeling Approach (pp. 145-162). The International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems.
Warkentin, M., Johnson, A. C., Shropshire, J., Barnett, W. D. (2016). Continuance of Protective Security Behavior: A Longitudinal Study (pp. 25-35). Amsterdam: Decision Support Systems / Elsevier.

Research Grants

Barnett, W. D., "Virtual Business Disciplinary Cluster" (Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana Board of Regents Web 3D Grant, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $5126. (February 12 2010 - September 2010).

Awards & Honors

January 2012 AITP Chapter Member of the Year.

December 2010 Kitty Degree Endowed Professor of CIS.

September 2006 Entergy Endowed Profesor of CIS.

August 2004 G.T. Walker Professor of Entrepreneurship.

Courses Taught

BMBA 5009MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 24 course(s)

CINS 3002INTERMD BUSINESS PROGRAMMING, 4 course(s)

CINS 3006DATA BASE APPLICATION DEV, 7 course(s)

CINS 3040Networks And Data Comm, 1 course(s)

CINS 3044INFORMATION SECURITY MGT, 5 course(s)

CINS 3045INFORMATION SECURITY PRACTICE, 6 course(s)

CINS 3050MANAGEMENT INFO SYSTEMS, 5 course(s)

CINS 4030INFO SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, 13 course(s)

CINS 4035INFORMATION SYSTEMS DESIGN, 10 course(s)

CINS 4092Special Topics, 1 course(s)

CINS 4095SEMINAR: SPECIAL TOPICS, 1 course(s)