School of Business

Susan Chinn

Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
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Office

118 Bedford St.

Contact Information

Phone: 207.780.4750

EDUCATION
Ph.D. (May 1997), Graduate School of Management, Kent State University
M.S. (August 1992), College of Business, Virginia Commonwealth University
Post-Baccalaureate Degree in IS, (August 1989), Virginia Commonwealth University
B.F.A. (1975) Virginia Commonwealth University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

ACADEMIC:
Teaching courses in systems analysis and design
Introduction to MIS
Topics in MIS (MBA)

RESEARCH:
Case tool usage
Internet usage in the workplace
Nonprofits and MIS

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Prior to joining the USM School of Business faculty, Professor Chinn obtained experience as an Assistant Professor in Pennsylvania and as an Instructor of COBOL I and Introduction to MIS in Ohio. Professor Chinn has also presented numerous papers from Application of Case-Based Reasoning to Temporal Aspects of Workflow to Using a Fuzzy Logic System to Detect Engine Leaks. Currently, Prof. Chinn is an active member of the Decision Sciences Institute, the Association for Computing Machinery, and the Association for Information Systems.