Dr. Dwayne Whitten is a Clinical Professor of Information Systems at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School. He is also a lecturer for the Texas A&M University Bush School of Government and Public Service’s graduate Certificate in Homeland Security Program.
Previously, Dr. Whitten worked as a programmer/analyst with Arkansas Systems, Inc., and as the Microcomputer Coordinator at Ouachita Baptist University. He later taught at Ouachita Baptist University and Baylor University.
He earned a BA in Accounting and Business Administration from Ouachita Baptist University in 1994, an MBA from Henderson State University in 1997, and a DBA with an emphasis in Computer Information Systems from Louisiana Tech University in 2004.
Dr. Whitten’s main research interests include IT outsourcing and cyber security. He has published more than 50 articles in journals such as the Harvard Business Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Management, MIS Quarterly Executive, and International Journal of Human Resources Management. He has made security and outsourcing presentations across the US, Canada and Europe.
Dr. Whitten’s teaching and consulting interests over the last decade have focused primarily on project management and cyber security. He covers not only the technical aspects of cyber security, but the managerial and social aspects as well.
Dr. Whitten is a member of the Decision Sciences Institute, Association for Computing Machinery, and Association for Information Systems.