Texas A&M University-Kingsville

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Recipient of the:

College of Business Administration Distinguished Teaching Award “The Students’ Choice” - 2011


Contact Information:

Office: Business Administration Building - Room 226

Phone: (361) 593 - 2130

Fax: (361) 593 - 3912

mailto:jack.shorter@tamuk.edu


Education:

  • Ed.D. : Oklahoma State University, July 1984; Major: Business Education; Minors: Higher Ed & Computer Information Systems [29 Semester Hours in Information Systems Courses, (Database, Systems Analysis, Telecommunications, etc.)].
  • M.S. : Oklahoma State University, July 1980; Major: Business Education.
  • B.S. : Oklahoma State University, December 1978; Major: Radio, Television, Film: Sales and Management.
  • ORACLE University – Completed the Data Modeling and Relational Database Design Course, Austin, Texas, October 15 – 18, 2001.

Experience:

Academic:

Chair, Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems, Dec. 2, 2013 – present

Professor, Information Systems, Sept. 1, 2010 – present.

Professor & Interim Chair, Information Systems, 2010.

Professor, Computer Information Systems, 1998 - 2009.

Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems, 1995 - 1998.

Asst. Professor, Computer Information Systems, 1993 - 1995. (Texas A&M University-Kingsville)

Associate Professor, Management Information Systems, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, 1988 - 1993.

Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas, 1983 - 1988.

Graduate Teaching Associate, Administrative Services and Business Education, College of Business Administration, Oklahoma State University, 1980 - 1983.


Administrative:

Interim Chair, Department of Information Systems, College of Business Administration – Jan 1, 2010 – August 31, 2010.

Computer Lab Coordinator, College of Business Administration, 1996 - 2004.

College of Business Administration Computer Technician - 1996 - 2001.


Consulting: Shorter Computer Consulting, Kingsville, Texas, 1993 - 2005. Midwest Computer Consultants, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 1991 - 1993.


Latest Research Articles:

Shorter, Jack"Distinctions in Academic Journal Review Processes and Acceptance Rates across Time & How Time to Review, Manuscript Length, and Sponsorship Effect Periodical Acceptance Rates in the Information Systems Discipline."  Journal of Information Systems Technology and Planning, Volume 5, Issue 15, (2013), pp. 87 - 111.

Jack Shorter, Thomas Krueger, and Ruth Chatelain-Jardon. “Discipline, Nation, and Time Based Differences in Business Journal Acceptance Rates and Review Processes,”  Journal of  International Business Management & Research, 3.7 (2012): 147 – 163.

Jack Shorter, James Smith (TAMUK BAAS Alumnus), and Richard Aukerman.  “Aspects of Information Security: Penetration Testing is Crucial for Maintaining System Security Viability.”  Journal of Information Systems Technology & Planning, 5.12 (2012): 13 - 22. 


Courses Frequently Taught, Professional Organizations and Intellectual Consultants

 

This page was last updated on: October 21, 2014