Brad Crisp, Ph.D., Director of the iSchool and Assistant Professor of Information Systems

Contact Information:

Academic Resume

Degrees, Licenses, & Certificates:

  • B.B.A., Abilene Christian University, 1993
  • M.B.A., University of Texas, 1998
  • Ph.D., University of Texas, 2003


Academic Positions Held:

  • Director of the School of Information Technology and Computing, 2011-present
  • Assistant Professor of Management Science and Information Systems, Abilene Christian University, 2006-present.
  • Mobile Learning Fellow 2008-Present
  • Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Indiana University, 2003-2006
  • Convertible Lecturer of Information Systems, Indiana University 2001-2002
  • Teaching Assistant, The University of Texas at Austin, 1997-200


Other Positions:

  • Consultant, Office of Government Services, Arthur Andersen, LLP, Washington, D.C., 1995-1996
  • Staff Accountant, Audit & Business Advisory Services, Arthur Andersen LLP, 1993-1995


Courses Taught:

  • Management Information Systems
  • Project Management
  • Systems Analysis and Design


Research Areas:

  • Use and impact of information technology in educational and workplace settings.
  • Social processes in distributed work groups, including the formation of control and trust among peers in virtual teams.


Current Projects:

  • Is it Work or Play? Utilitarian versus Hedonic Uses of Converged Mobile Devices in Higher Education
  • Extending Construal Level Theory to Distributed Teams
  • Mobile Device Usage in Higher Education: iPhone versus iPod Touch
  • Trust Development in Temporary Virtual Teams


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