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Katherine Boswell
Associate Professor
School of Acctg, Finan, & Info Serv
HMPH 344
318-342-1114
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Katherine T Boswell, PhD
Associate Professor, Accounting

Education

Ph D

2004, Management Information Systems
The University of Mississippi

MBA

1991,
Mississippi State University

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Katherine Boswell earned her Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Mississippi in 2004.  Her minor areas were in Operations Management and Marketing.  She earned her Bachelors in Accountancy and her Masters in Business Administration from Mississippi State University.  She has taught a variety of classes in accounting (undergraduate level), Operation Management and Information Systems (undergraduate and masters levels), including System Analysis, Fundamentals of Information Systems, MIS cases, Principles of Financial Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, Auditing, Information Systems Assurance, Production Operations Management, and Statistics.  Her research areas are primarily information systems and auditing.

Licensure & Certification

Certification of Risk Management Assurance, Institute of Internal Auditors. (February 2013 - Present)
Certified Internal Auditor, Institute of Internal Auditors. (June 2010 - Present)

Research Interests

Her research interests focus primarily on issues in  information systems, auditing, IT security,  and IT privacy.

Recent Publications

Pirim, T., James, T., Boswell, K., Reithel, B., Barkhi, R. (2008). An Empirical Investigation of an Individual's Perceived Need for Privacy and Security (pp. 42-53). North Carolina: International Journal of Information Privacy and Security.
Davis, D. A., Hodge, T. G., Boswell, K. (2008). Small Business Owners: Steps You Can Take to Enhance the Ethical Environment Within Your Business. Las Vegas, NV: American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Korzaan, M., Boswell, K. (2008). The Influence of Personality Traits and Information Privacy Concerns on Behavioral Intentions (pp. 15-24). Oklahoma: Journal of Computer Information Systems.
James, T., Pirim, T., Boswell, K., Reithel, B., Barkhi, R. (2008). Determining the Intention to Use of Biometric Devices: An Application and Extension of the Technology Acceptance Model, Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (pp. 2335-2355). IGI Global.
James, T., Pirim, T., Boswell, K., Reithel, B., Barkhi, R. (2008). An Extension of the Technology Acceptance Model to Determine the Intention to Use Biometric Devices. (pp. 57-78). IGI Global.
Davis, D. A., Dunn, J. P., Boswell, K. (2009). The Importance of Capturing and Using Financial Information in Small Business. American Journal of Economics and Business Administration.
Jackson, A., Boswell, K., Davis, D. A. (2011). Sustainability and Triple Bottom Line Reporting – What is it all about? (pp. 55-59). Los Angeles, CA: International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology.

Courses Taught

ACCT 2012INTRO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, 18 course(s)

ACCT 2030INTRO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, 2 course(s)

ACCT 3007Technology For Acct, 3 course(s)

ACCT 3008ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 23 course(s)

ACCT 4020AUDITING, 20 course(s)

ACCT 4033INFORMATION SECURITY ASSURANCE, 3 course(s)

BUSN 1001Business And Society, 1 course(s)