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Jamie L. Pinchot, D.Sc.
Director, Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems and Communications (School of Informatics, Humanities and Social Sci.)
Professor of Computer and Information Systems (Computer and Information Systems)
pinchot@rmu.edu
412-397-6050 phone (M)
412-397-6469 fax


Educational Background

  • Doctor of Science, Information Systems and Communications, Robert Morris University, 2009
  • Master of Science, Information Systems and Communications, Robert Morris University, 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science, Thiel College, 1999
  • Associate in Arts, Management Information Systems, Thiel College, 1999

Professional Background

  • Director, Ph.D. in Information Systems and Communications Program - RMU, Moon Twp, PA (2020-Present)
  • Professor of Computer and Information Systems - RMU, Moon Twp, PA (2019-Present)
  • Associate Professor of Computer and Information Systems - RMU, Moon Twp, PA (2014-2019)
  • Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Systems - RMU, Moon Twp, PA (2011-2014)
  • Senior IT Consultant - Bayer Business and Technology Services, Pittsburgh, PA (2008-2011)
  • Instructor of Computer Science and Mathematics - Thiel College, Greenville, PA (2004-2008)
  • IS Analyst/Web Application Developer - Bayer Corporate and Business Services, Pittsburgh, PA (1999-2004)

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Information Privacy and Security
  • Social Media and Online Communities
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Application Security
  • Information Design, Human-Centered Design, and Usability
  • Web Development

Publications

  • Pinchot, J., & Cellante, D. (2020). Privacy concerns and data sharing habits of personal fitness information collected via activity trackers.  2020 Proceedings of the Conference on Information Systems Applied Research, 2167-1508(13), 1-10. Won Distinguished Paper Award (Top 5%), CONISAR 2020.

  • Pinchot, J., & Paullet, K. (2020). Using student choice in assignments to create a learner-centered environment for online courses.  2020 Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference on Computing Education, 2473-4901(6), 1-10. Won Distinguished Paper Award (Top 10%), EDSIGCON 2020.

  • Pinchot, J. (2020). User experience (UX) design concepts for mobile app development courses. Issues in Information Systems, 21(4), 202-211.

  • Pinchot, J., Cellante, D., Mishra, S., Paullet, K. (2020). Student perceptions of challenges and role of mentorship in cybersecurity careers: Addressing the gender gap. Information Systems Education Journal, 18(3), 44-53.

  • Mishra, S., Pinchot, J., Cellante, D., & Paullet, K. (2019). Student perceptions of skills and competencies needed for cybersecurity programs and careers. Issues in Information Systems, 20(2), 9-17.

  • Pinchot, J. (2018). A mobile app development project model emphasizing communication skills, teamwork, and user-centered design. Issues in Information Systems, 19(3), 22-32.

  • Pinchot, J., Chawdhry, A., & Paullet, K. (2018). Data privacy issues in the age of data brokerage: An exploratory literature review. Issues in Information Systems, 19(3), 92-100.
  • Cellante, D., & Pinchot, J. (2017). Revisiting an introductory computer information systems course: An update to course topics and incorporation of project-based learning.  2017 Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference, 2473-3857(3), 1-7.

  • Paullet, K., Pinchot, J., & Mishra, S. (2017). Implementing a successful train-the-trainer program in mobile forensics and security. Issues in Information Systems, 18(1), 173-179.

  • Paullet, K., Pinchot, J., Mishra, S., & Kohun, F. (2017).  Mobile forensics and security project: poster session.  Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 32(3), 71.

  • Chawdhry, A., Douglas, D., Paullet, K., Pinchot, J. (2017).  A comparative analysis of academic dishonesty in online classes: An assessment of student and faculty perceptions: panel discussion.  Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 32(3), 128.

  • Pinchot, J., Mishra, S., Paullet, K., & Kohun, F. (2016). Exploring barriers to adoption of mobile payments for university students: Lack of awareness, lack of availability, and perceived security risks. Issues in Information Systems, 17(3), 20-30.

  • Paullet, K., Pinchot, J., & Mishra, S. (2016). Mobile forensics and security certificate: An addition to a cyber security degree.  2016 Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference, 2473-3857, 1-6.
     
  • Paullet, K., Chawdhry, A., Douglas, D., & Pinchot, J. (2016). Assessing faculty perceptions and techniques to combat academic dishonesty in online courses.  Information Systems Education Journal, 14(4), 45-53.

  • Pinchot, J. & Paullet, K. (2015). Bring your own device to work: Benefits, security risks, and governance issues.  Issues in Information Systems, 16(3), 238-244.

  • Paullet, K. (PI), Pinchot, J. (Co-PI), & Mishra, S. (Co-PI). Mobile Forensic Security Project. CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) Grant 1515256, National Science Foundation ($224,187), 2015-2017.

  • Pinchot, J., & Paullet, K. (2015). Use of preventative measures to protect data privacy on mobile devices. Journal of Information Systems Applied Research, 8(2), 44-51. 
     
  • Abedalla, R., Pinchot, J., Samrgandi, N., & Al-Masri, R. (2014). Saudi students’ perceptions of online education versus on-ground education in Saudi Arabia.  2014 Proceedings of the Information Systems Educators Conference, 31, 1-12. 

  • Paullet, K., & Pinchot, J. (2014). Mobile malware: Coming to a smartphone near you? Issues in Information Systems, 15(2), 16-123.

  • Paullet, K., & Pinchot, J. (2014). Behind the screen where today's bully plays: Perceptions of college students on cyberbullying. Journal of Information Systems Education, 25(1), 63-70.

  • Pinchot, J., & Paullet, K. (2014). Different keystrokes for different folks:  Addressing learning styles in online education. Information Systems Education Journal, 12(2), 29-37.
     
  • Pinchot, J., & Paullet, K. (2013). Social networking: Friend or foe? A study of cyberbullying at a university campus. Issues in Information Systems, 14(2), 174-181.
     
  • Paullet, K., & Pinchot, J. (2012). Cybercrime: The unintentional effects of oversharing information on Facebook. 2012 Proceedings of the Conference on Information Systems Applied Research, 5, 1-7.
     
  • Pinchot, J., & Paullet, K. (2012). What’s in your profile? Mapping Facebook profile data to personal security questions. Issues in Information Systems, XIII(1), 284-293. Won Best Research Paper Honorable Mention Award, IACIS 2012.

  • Douglas, D., Paullet, K., & Pinchot, J. (2012). Distracted driving: Dying to text you. Issues in Information Systems, XIII(1), 275-283.
     
  • Pinchot, J., Douglas, D., Paullet, K., & Rota, D. (2012). Talk to text: Changing communication patterns. Journal of Information Systems Applied Research, 5(2), 29-37.

  • Paullet, K., Pinchot, J., Douglas, D., & Rota, D. (2011). Mobile technology: Plugged in and always on. Issues in Information Systems, XII(1), 141-150.

  • Pinchot, J., Paullet, K., & Rota, D. (2011). How Mobile Technology is Changing Our Culture. Journal of Information Systems Applied Research, 4(1), 39-48.

  • Paullet, K., Pinchot, J., & Rota, D. (2010). Technology: Convenience or necessity. Issues in Information Systems, XI(1), 439-444.

  • Pinchot, J. L. (2009). Assessing the value of an enterprise wiki as a conversational tool (UMI Publication No. 3376414) [Doctoral dissertation, Robert Morris University]. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global.

Presentations

  • 2016 - Pinchot, J. Mobile devices, apps, and security. 2016 Future Business Leaders of America Regional Competition, Hopewell, PA.

  • 2016 - Pinchot, J. Mobile forensics and security project. Poster exhibition. 2016 RMU Research and Grants Expo.

  • 2014 - Pinchot, J. Building Cross-Platform Mobile Apps with HTML 5: A Beginner’s Guide to IBM Worklight. 2014 Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference, Baltimore, MD.

  • 2014 - Pinchot, J. Building mobile apps with IBM Worklight. 2014 IBM Educators Conference.

  • 2014 - Pinchot, J. Teaching mobile apps: Reaching students through their phones. 2014 RMU Trends in Computing Conference.