Francis X. Hartle, D.Sc.
Director, Criminal Justice Programs (Social Sciences)
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (Social Sciences)
412-397-6042 phone (M)
412-397-6044 fax
Wheatley Center 317

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Science, Information Systems and Communication, Robert Morris University , 2015
  • Master of Science, Criminal Justice Administration, Point Park University , 2009
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Systems Technology, Duquesne University , 2002


  • Wydra, C., Hartle, F. (2015). Educating the Technology Officer of the Future: A Needs Analysis. Issues in Information Systems, Accepted for Publication

  • Hartle, F. X. (2015). Technology Innovation: A Study of Wireless, Visual Information Communication Technology on Situational Awareness for Tactical Police Commanders (Doctoral dissertation, ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY).
  • Hartle, F., Parker, M., & Wydra, C. (2014). The Digital Case File: The Future of Fighting Crime with Big Data. Issues in Information Systems, 15, (I), 257-266, 2014.

  • Hartle, F., Wydra, C., Kohun, F., & Rota, D. (2013). Mobile Technology as an ICT Solution for Crisis Management: An ABET IS Knowledge. Issues in Information Systems, 14(2), 429-437.