Profile

J. Packy Laverty, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer and Information Systems (Computer and Information Systems)
laverty@rmu.edu
412-397-6477 phone (M)
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 310


Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Academic Computing, University of Pittsburgh , 1994
  • Certificate, Certified Management Accountant, Institute of Management Accountants , 1979
  • Master of Business Administration, Finance , Duquesne University, 1975
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics/Accounting, Duquesne Univerity , 1973
  • Certificate, Retail Management , New York University , 1976
  • Certificate, A+ , CompTia, 2004
  • Certificate, Network +, CompTia, 2004

Professional Background

  • 1985 - Present, Robert Morris University, Department of Computer Information Systems, Courses designed and taught: INFS6231/3131 Enterprise Transaction Systems (CICS), INFS6242/3242 Enterprise Database Systems (DB2), INFS6212/3212 Enterprise Operating Systems (z/OS), INSF6320/3130 Advanced COBOL Programming, INFS6130/2130 COBOL Programming, INFS6151 Java Programming, INFS6830 Secure Programming, INFS6490 Computer and Network Security, INFS6240/4240 Database Management Systems (Oracle), INFS6221/2221 Microcomputer Technology (A+), INFS6231/3221 Network Technologies +, INFS6225 Object-Oriented System Analysis and Design, INFS6210/INFS2210 Hardware and Operating Systems, INFS6220 System Analysis, INFS6730 Data Warehousing, INFS6010/3470 Decision Support Systems, INFS7150/3150 Web Development , INFS4150 Web Application Development using ASP.NET, INFS3236 Linux, INFS4241 Open Source eCommerce Development (LAMP)
  • 1981 - 2006, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Computer Science, Adjunct Faculty, Courses taught: VB.NET, COBOL, Fortran, Pascal, Data Structures, Compiler Design, Software Tools, Discrete Structures for Computer Science
  • 1984 - 1988, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Information Systems, Adjunct Faculty, Course Selection: Compiler Design, Networking, COBOL, Information Systems
  • 1979-1984, St. Vincent's College, Department of Business, Course Selections: COBOL, Advanced COBOL, Database Management Systems, Basic, Statistics 1 and 2, Operations Research, Money and Banking, Introduction to Information Systems
  • 1977 - 1994, Robert Morris College, Certificate of Management Program, Instructor and Program Coordinator, Courses designed and taught: Financial Accounting I & II, Cost Accounting I & II, FASB & SEC Regulations and Reporting, Auditing, Economics and Finance, Operations Research, and Organizational Behavior
  • 1978 - 1983, Robert Morris College, Certified Public Accounting and Certified Internal Auditor Programs, Instructor, Internal Auditing
  • 1978-1979, Carlow College, Department of Business Administration, Adjunct Faculty, Course taught: Financial Accounting I & II, Managerial Accounting
  • 1976-1985, Community College of Allegheny County, Department of Business and Computing, Courses taught: Business Law, Intermediate Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Principles of Finance, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Public Relations, Basic Programming, Principles of Computing
  • 1976 -1982, Certified Life Underwriters (CLU), Instructor in Accounting , Finance and Accounting, Course taught: Macroeconomics, Macroeconomics, Principles of Finance
  • 1976 - 1984, Robert Morris University, Department of Marketing, Adjunct Faculty, Courses taught: Principles of Retailing, Principles of Marketing, Salesmenship, and Principles of Advertising

Publications

  • Laverty, J., Kohun, F., Turchek, J., Wood, D. & Rota, D. (2012). Mainframe to Enterprise to the IS Curriculum. Issues in Information Systems, Volume XIII, No. 2, pp. 182-192.
  • Laverty, J., Wood, D., Tannehill, D., Kohun F. & Turchek, J. (2012). Factors Affecting the Usage of Online Course Delivery Tools. Issues in Information Systems, Volume XIII, No. 2, pp. 41-50.
  • Laverty, J., Wood, D., Tannehill, D., Kohun F. & Turchek, J. (2012). Improving the LMS Selection Process: Instructor Concerns, Usage and Perceived Value of Online Course Delivery Tools. Information Systems Education Journal, Volume 10, No .1, pp. 75-88.
  • Laverty, J., Wood, D., Kohun, F. & Turchek, J. (2011). Comparative Analysis of Mobile Application Development and Security Models. Issues in Information Systems, Volume XII, No. 1, pp. 301-312.
  • Laverty, J., Wood, D. & Turchek, J. (2011). Implementing a Dynamic Database-Driven Course Using LAMP. Information Systems Education Journal, Volume 9, No .7, pp. 33-40.
  • Laverty, J., Wood, D. & Kohun, F. (2008). SOA in the Context of a Comparison of Distributed Computing Architectures and the IS Curriculum. Issues in Information Systems, Volume IX, No. 1, pp. 129-137. [Laverty, J. - Lead Researcher and Lead Author.]
  • Laverty, J., Wood, D., Kohun, F. & Turchek, J. (2011). Vulnerabilities and Threats to Mobile Device Security from a Practitioner’s Point of View. Issues in Information Systems, Volume XII, No. 2, pp. 181-193. [Laverty, J. - Lead Researcher and Lead Author.]
  • Laverty, J., Wood, D., Kohun, F. & DeLorenzo, G. (2010). Perceptions of the Importance of Object Programming Language Content by Industry Professionals: A Preliminary Study. Issues in Information Systems, Volume XI, No. 1, pp. 715-723. [Laverty, J. - Lead Researcher, Survey Instrument, Statistical Analysis and Lead Author.]
  • Laverty, J., Wood, D. & Turchek, J. (2010). The Object Oriented Approach in System Analysis and Design Texts Systems: Consistency Within the IS Curriculum". Information System Education Journal, Volume 8, No. 61, pp. 3 -15. [Laverty, J. - Lead Researcher and Lead Author.]
  • Laverty, J. & Scarpino, J. (2009). Web Application Security Instructional Paradigms and the IS Curriculum. Issues in Information Systems, Volume X, No. 1, pp. 87-96.
  •  Laverty, J., Wood, D. & Kohun, F. (2007). Systems Oriented Architecture, Unified Process Life Cycle, and IS Model Curriculum Compatibility: Meeting Industry Needs. Information System Education Journal, Volume 7, No. 15, pp. 3 -15. [Laverty, J. - Lead Researcher and Lead Author.]

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, J. Packy


Summer 2015
Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • INFS3231-A
  • -ONLINEILaverty6 (06/28-08/20/15)3 Seats
  • INFS4242-A
  • -APPTMLaverty3 (05/11-08/20/15)0 Seats
  • INFS6210-A
  • -ONLINEILaverty1 (05/05-06/27/15)7 Seats
  • INFS6212-A
  • -ONLINEILaverty3 (05/11-08/20/15)13 Seats
  • INFS6212-B
  • -APPTMLaverty3 (05/11-08/20/15)0 Seats
  • INFS6220-A
  • 06:00-10:00 PM TMLaverty5 (06/13-08/08/15)22 Seats
  • INFS6231-A
  • -ONLINEILaverty6 (06/28-08/20/15)5 Seats
  • INFS6231-B
  • -APPTMLaverty6 (06/28-08/20/15)1 Seats
  • INFS6240-A
  • -ONLINEILaverty3 (05/11-08/20/15)2 Seats
  • INFS6242-A
  • -APPTMLaverty3 (05/11-08/20/15)0 Seats

    Fall 2015
    Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • INFS3210-A
  • -ONLINEILaverty1 (08/24-12/12/15)0 Seats
  • INFS3211-A
  • -ONLINEILaverty1 (08/24-12/12/15)3 Seats
  • INFS3212-A
  • 06:00-08:50 PMMMLaverty1 (08/24-12/12/15)2 Seats
  • INFS4242-A
  • -APPTMLaverty1 (08/24-12/12/15)1 Seats
  • INFS6211-A
  • -ONLINEILaverty1 (08/24-12/12/15)2 Seats
  • INFS6212-A
  • 06:00-08:50 PMMMLaverty1 (08/24-12/12/15)5 Seats
  • INFS6212-B
  • -APPTMLaverty1 (08/24-12/12/15)0 Seats
  • INFS6321-A
  • -APPTMLaverty1 (08/24-12/12/15)0 Seats
  • INFS6830-A
  • 06:00-10:00 PM WMLaverty3 (08/24-10/15/15)6 Seats