Paul Cronan, Ph.D.

Sam M. Walton College of Business
Teradata University Fellow

Dr. Timothy Paul Cronan (cronan@uark.edu) is a professor of Information Systems (Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas) and holds the M. D. Matthews Chair in Information Systems.  Dr. Cronan received the doctorate degree from Louisiana Tech University and is currently Director of the Graduate Programs (Master of Information Systems degree and Graduate Certificate credential). His teaching interests include business analytics, database, data mining, information technology management, as well as project management and project development. He has received a number of honors and awards including induction into the University of Arkansas Teaching Academy, the University of Arkansas Alumni Teaching Award, International Educator of the Year (IACIS), and Majdi Najm Outstanding Service Award (SAP University Alliances), and was twice Co-Director of the University of Arkansas Teaching and Faculty Support Center. 

He is an active member of the Decision Sciences Institute, the Association for Information Systems, and the Association for Computing Machinery and is currently President of Alpha Iota Delta Honor Society.  He has served as Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly and currently as Associate Editor of the Journal of End User and Organizational Computing.  His research interests include information systems ethical behavior, academic integrity, user learning, enterprise resource planning, work groups, change management, performance analysis and effectiveness, and end-user computing.  Publications have appeared in MIS Quarterly, Decision SciencesJournal of Business Ethics, Journal of End User and Organizational Computing , Information and ManagementOMEGA The International Journal of Management ScienceThe Journal of Management Information SystemsCommunications of the ACMJournal of Organizational and End User Computing, DatabaseJournal of Research on Computing in EducationJournal of Financial Research, as well as in other journals and proceedings of various conferences.