Jamie L. Pinchot, D.Sc.
Associate Professor of Computer and Information Systems (Computer and Information Systems)
412-397-6050 phone (M)
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 327

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

  • Associate Professor of Computer and Information Systems - Robert Morris University, Moon Twp, PA
  • Senior IT Consultant - Bayer Business and Technology Services, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Instructor of Computer Science and Mathematics - Thiel College, Greenville, PA
  • IS Analyst/Web Application Developer - Bayer Corporate and Business Services, Pittsburgh, PA

Area of Expertise/Research

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


  • 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.
  • 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. (2009). Assessing the value of an enterprise wiki as a conversational tool (Doctoral dissertation). ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. (UMI No. 3376414).


  • 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.