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Joseph H. Schuessler
Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems
Contact Information
Email:schuessler@tarleton.edu
Office:Business Building, 162
Phone:254-968-9893

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Courses Offered

Undergraduate
Graduate
  • CIS 504 Telecommunications for Managers (Summer and Fall (Online))
  • CIS 511 Managing Information Systems (I no longer teach this class)
  • CIS 519 Decision Support Systems (Summer (Online))
  • CIS 551 IT Project Management (Summer)
  • CIS 576 Network Administration and Design (LAN) (Fall (Online))
  • CIS 578 Network Design and Administration (WAN) (Spring (Online))
  • CIS 579 Technology of E-Business (Spring (Online))

Research and Scholarly Activities

Research Activities
  • My research stream is focused on personal and organizational security posture. Specifically, the positions that organizations and individuals place themselves in as it relates to information systems security based on personal/professional characteristics.
Scholarly Activities
  • I regularly attend discipline related conferences, present research conducted, and pursue appropriate journal outlets for my research.

Publications

Refereed Publications
Non-Refereed Publications
  • Schuessler, J. (Presenter & Author), MIS Departmental Seminar, "Information Systems Security: A Preliminary Stage Theory," MIS Department, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. (December 9, 2009).
  • Schuessler, J. (Presenter & Author), ISRC Annual Meeting, "General Deterrence Theory: Assessing Information Systems Security Effectiveness in Large Versus Small Business," ISRC, Denton, Texas. (December 6, 2007).
Presentations
  • Guest Speaker, Tolar ISD, Tolar, Texas. (May 8, 2013).
  • Guest Speaker, Granbury ISD, Granbury, Texas. (May 6, 2013).
  • Schuessler, J. (Presenter & Author), Hite, D. M. (Author Only), Southwest Decision Sciences Forty-Fourth Annual Meeting, "Pre-Employment Screening for Security Risk: An Exploratory Study," Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico. (March 16, 2013).
  • Guest Speaker, Denton ISD Advanced Technology Center, Denton, Texas. (May 22, 2012 - May 23, 2012).
  • Schuessler, J. (Presenter & Author), Southwest Decision Sciences Forty-Third Annual Meeting, "Threats and Countermeasures of the Realm in 2011," Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana. (March 1, 2012).
  • Schuessler, J. (Presenter & Author), Southwest Decision Sciences Forty-Second Annual Meeting, "Information Systems Security: Developing a Stage Theory," Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, Houston, Texas. (March 10, 2011).
  • Schuessler, J. (Presenter & Author), MIS Departmental Seminar, "Information Systems Security: A Preliminary Stage Theory," MIS Department, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. (December 9, 2009).
  • Schuessler, J. (Presenter & Author), Ibragimova, B. (Author Only), 8th Annual Security Conference - Discourses in Security, Assurance and Privacy, "Hacking Framework Extended: The Role of Vulnerabilities," The Security Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada. (April 15, 2009).
  • Schuessler, J. (Presenter & Author), Ibragimova, B. (Author Only), 8th Annual Security Conference - discourses in security, assurance and privacy, "Portable Privacy: Mobile Device Adoption," The Security Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada. (April 15, 2009).
  • Schuessler, J. (Presenter & Author), International Conference on Information Systems, "General Deterrence Theory: Assessing Information Systems Security Effectiveness in Large Versus Small Business," Association for Information Systems, Montreal, Canada. (December 6, 2007).
  • Schuessler, J. (Presenter & Author), ISRC Annual Meeting, "General Deterrence Theory: Assessing Information Systems Security Effectiveness in Large Versus Small Business," ISRC, Denton, Texas. (December 6, 2007).
  • Schuessler, J. (Presenter & Author), 2007 AMCIS: Reaching New Heights, "An Information Systems Security Framework," Association for Information Systems, Keystone, Colorado. (August 12, 2007).

Professional Affiliations & Accreditations

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Business Computer Information Systems, University of North Texas, 2009.
  • M.S., Information Technology, University of North Texas, 2003
  • M.B.A., Business Computer Information Systems, University of North Texas, 2001
  • B.B.A., Strategic Management, University of North Texas, 1994

Graduate Group Memberships

  • Tarleton State University Graduate Faculty Status

Joseph H. Schuessler

Teaching Interests:

  • Security
  • Networking
  • Forensics
  • MIS
  • E-Commerce
  • Project Management
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Emerging Technologies

Research Interests:

  • Personal and Organizational Security Posture
  • Privacy