Faculty Profile

James Parrish

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Information Technology and Decision Sciences
College
College of Business

    

Education

PhD, University of Central Florida, 2008.
Major: Management Information Systems
Degree Specialization: Computer Forensics, Knowledge Management
Dissertation Title: Sensemaking in information systems: toward a sensemaking inquiring system
MS, University of Central Florida, 2003.
Major: Management Information Systems
BS, University of Central Florida, 2001.
Major: Management Information Systems

Current Scheduled Teaching*

BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2023
BCIS 5680.001, Web Based Systems Development, Spring 2023
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Fall 2022 Syllabus
BCIS 4720.001, Web Based Information Technologies, Fall 2022 Syllabus
BCIS 5680.001, Web Based Systems Development, Fall 2022 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Summer 5W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Summer 5W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4720.002, Web Based Information Technologies, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5680.001, Web Based Systems Development, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 2610.005, Introduction to Computers in Business, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4720.001, Web Based Information Technologies, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5680.001, Web Based Systems Development, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 3610.003, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W2 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4720.001, Web Based Information Technologies, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4720.002, Web Based Information Technologies, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4720.001, Web Based Information Technologies, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4720.002, Web Based Information Technologies, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 2610.002, Introduction to Computers in Business, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 2610.501, Introduction to Computers in Business, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Summer 5W1 2020 SPOT
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2020 Syllabus
BCIS 4720.001, Web Based Information Technologies, Spring 2020 Syllabus
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4720.001, Web Based Information Technologies, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5680.001, Web Based Systems Development, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 6940.703, Individual Research, Summer 10W 2019
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4900.757, Special Problems, Spring 2019
BCIS 4720.001, Web Based Information Technologies, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 3690.001, Advanced Mainframe Concepts, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4720.001, Web Based Information Technologies, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 2610.002, Introduction to Computers in Business, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Dooley, P., Levy, Y., Hackney, R., Parrish, J. L. (2018). Critical value factors in business intelligence systems implementations. Analytics and Data Science. 55-78. Springer International Publishing AG. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-58097-5_6
Parrish, J. L., Courtney, J. F. (2012). Inquiring Systems: Theoretical Foundations for Current and Future Information Systems. Information Systems Theory. 387–396. Springer New York.
Parrish, J. L., Courtney, Jr, J. F. (2008). Information Technology Support for Inquiring Organizations. Handbook on Decision Support Systems 2. 637–650. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Conference Proceeding
Bhagat, S., Kim, D., Parrish, J. L. (2020). Disinformation in Social Media: Role of Dark Triad Personality Traits and Self Regulation. AMCIS 2020 Proceedings.
Withers, K., Parrish, J. L., Smith, J. N., Ellis, T. (2020). Vice or Virtue? Exploring the Dichotomy of an Offensive Security Engineer and Government “Hack Back” Policies. Proceedings of the 53rd Hawiian International Conference on Systems Sciences.
Smith, J. N., Green, A., Peiron, T., Parrish, J. L. (2019). Towards a Taxonomy of Information Spillage and Leakage. Proceedings of the Southern AIS Conference.
Green, A., Parrish, J. L., Smith, J. N., Thatcher, J. B. (2018). Social Networking Site Use, Risk, and Executive Behavior. Proceedings of the pre-ICIS WISP.
Bhagat, S., Parrish, J. L. (2018). Examining the Role of Information Quality, Relevance, Expertise in News Sharing on Social Media. AMCIS 2018 Proceedings. aisel.aisnet.org
Winkfield, M. A., Parrish, J. L., Tejay, G. (2017). Information Systems Security Leadership: An Empirical Study of Behavioral Influences. AMCIS 2017 Proceedings.
Landress, A. D., Parrish, J. L., Terrell, S. (2017). Resiliency as an Outcome of Security Training and Awareness Programs. AMCIS 2017 Proceedings.
Withers, K. L., Parrish, J. L., Terrell, S., Ellis, T. J. (2017). The Relationship between the “Dark Triad” Personality Traits and Deviant Behavior on Social Networking Sites. AMCIS 2017 Proceedings.
Alharthi, S., Parrish, J. L. (2017). The Role of Gamification in Motivating User Participation in Requirements Determinations. SAIS 2017 Proceedings.
Hackney, R., Dooley, P., Levvy, Y., Parrish, J. L. (2015). Critical value factors in business intelligence systems implementation success: An empirical analysis of system and information quality.
Parrish, J. L., Courtney, J. F. (2015). New Inquiring Systems as Kernel Theories for Knowledge Management: The Case of the Sense Man System. System Sciences (HICSS), 2015 48th Hawaii International Conference on. 4007–4016.
Topi, H., Barker, L., Thatcher, J., Nelson, M., Parrish, J. L. (2014). INTEGRATIVE PERSPECTIVES ON COMPUTING EDUCATION RESEARCH: A PANEL BUILDING ON PACE WORKSHOP.
SanNicolas-Rocca, T., Parrish, J. L. (2013). Using social media to capture and convey cultural knowledge: A case of chamorro people. System Sciences (HICSS), 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on. 3386–3395.
Stalker, J. L., Levy, Y., Eshet, Y., Parrish, J. L. (2012). A reading preference and risk taxonomy for printed proprietary information compromise in the aerospace and defense industry. SIGSEC.
Parrish, J. L. (2012). Adding Security to the Early Phases of the SDLC through Conceptual Modeling.
Parrish, J. L., Nicolas-Rocca, S., others, (2012). Toward Better Decisions With Respect To Is Security: Integrating Mindfulness Into IS Security Training. Proceedings of the Seventh Pre-ICIS Workshop on Information Security and Privacy. 1, .
Courtney, J. F., Brewer, K. L., Graham, J. C., Parrish, J. L. (2011). DSS & knowledge management in inquiring organizations: An update. System Sciences (HICSS), 2011 44th Hawaii International Conference on. 1–9.
Parrish, J. L., Bailey, J. L., Jensen, B. (2011). Threat Modeling Social Engineering Threats by Conceptualizing Users as Systems.
Richardson, S. M., Parrish, J. L., Rosenthal, D. A. (2011). Toward a Theory of Emergent Leadership for Collaborative Information Systems Development among Social Enterprises.. AMCIS.
Parrish, J. L., Jensen, B., Bailey, J. L. (2010). A Threat Identification Matrix for the Protection of Critical Infrastructures Refereed Research Paper.
Parrish, J. L., Jensen, A. A. (2010). Toward User-Centric Security Policies for Mobile Device Usage.
Parrish, J. L., Bailey, J., Jensen, B. (2010). Using the imagine cup SDI as the foundation for computer science capstone projects. Proceedings of the 41st ACM technical symposium on Computer science education. 68–71.
Parrish, J. L., Bailey, J. L., Courtney, J. F. (2009). A personality based model for determining susceptibility to phishing attacks.
Parrish, J. L., Bailey, J. L., Jensen, B. (2009). DESIGNING SECURE INFORMATION SYSTEMS: AN EXAMINATION OF THE TREATMENT OF SECURITY IN SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN TEXTBOOKS.
Parrish, J. L., Bailey, J., Jensen, B. (2009). The Imagine Cup Software Development Invitational: Implications for Use in the IS Capstone Course. Other. 453.
Parrish, J. L., Kuhn, Jr, J. R., Courtney, J. F. (2008). Mindful Administration of IS Security Policies. Other. 270.
Parrish, J. L., Courtney, J. (2007). A Dialectical Sensemaking Model for Making Electronic Record Control Practice Decisions. Other. 197.
Parrish, J. L. (2000). Power Issues in G2G E-Government Applications. Other. 3, 1–2006.
Journal Article
Hanus, B., Wu, Y., Parrish, J. L. (2021). Phish me, phish me not: Analysis of Phishing Antecedents in Humans. Journal of Computer Information Systems. March 2021, .
Paradice, D., Parrish, J. L., Richardson, S. (2019). What really happens in DSR: A micro- and macro-level analysis of a 30 year DSR project stream. Communications of the Association for Information Systems. 45(19), 19. Atlanta, GA: AIS. to https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cais
Vedder, R. G., Guynes, C. S., Parrish, J. L. (2018). Botsourcing’s Impact on Society. ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society. 48(2), .
Brown, S. D., Levy, Y., Ramim, M. M., Parrish, J. L. (2015). Pharmaceutical companies’ documented and online privacy practices: Development of an index measure and initial test. Other. 3(2), 68–88.
San Nicolas-Rocca, T., Parrish, J. L. (2013). Capturing and Conveying Chamorro Cultural Knowledge Using Social Media. Other. 9(3), 1–18. IGI Global.
Spears, J. L., Parrish, J. L. (2013). IS security requirements identification from conceptual models in systems analysis and design: The fun & fitness, inc. case. Journal of Information Systems Education. 24(1), 17. EDSIG.
Parrish, J. L. (2010). PAPA knows best: Principles for the ethical sharing of information on social networking sites. Ethics and Information Technology. 12(2), 187–193. Springer Netherlands.
Parrish, J. L., Courtney, Jr, J. F. (2009). Churchman’s inquirers as design templates for knowledge management systems. Communications of the ACM. 52(7), 126–129. ACM.
Linden, L. P., Kuhn, Jr, J. R., Parrish, J. L., Richardson, S. M., Adams, L. A., Elgarah, W., Courtney, J. F. (2007). Churchman’s inquiring systems: Kernel theories for knowledge management. Communications of the Association for Information Systems. 20(1), 52.
Parrish, J. L., Courtney, J. F. (2007). Electronic records management in local government agencies: the case of the clerk of courts office in Lake County Florida. Information Systems Management. 24(3), 223–229. Taylor & Francis Group.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Parrish, J., "Summer Research Grant," Sponsored by UNT G. Brint Ryan College of Business, University of North Texas, $10000 Funded. (May 2020May 2021).
Parrish, J., "Dell Computer Seed Grant," Sponsored by Dell Computer, International, $12000 Funded. (January 2015January 2015).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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