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Thomas L. Case

Emeritus Professor of Information Systems


  • Ph.D. (Social Psychology), University of Georgia, 1982
  • MS (Social Psychology), University of Georgia, 1979
  • BA (Psychology), Davidson College, 1974

Areas of Specialization

  • Business Data Communications
  • Digital Disruption
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Management Information Systems


Thomas Case became emeritus professor of information systems in 2018 following his retirement from full time instruction. He has taught and written textbooks for graduate and undergraduate courses in business data communications and networking, enterprise systems, and management information systems. His research interests include Big Data, digital disruption, enterprise systems, IS curriculum and pedagogy, and technology adoption and diffusion. Case has held numerous leadership roles in IS professional associations and played a key role in the founding of the Southern Association of Information Systems (SAIS). He has served on the editorial boards of multiple IS journals and has published over 30 journal articles and more than 120 conference papers, some of which have earned Best Paper honors. Case served as department chair from 2008 to 2014 and helped the department shift its focus to ERP systems and data analytics. He is a recipient of the University’s Excellence in Contributions to Instruction Award and as well as its Excellence in Service Award. In the local community, Case has served on the board of directors of CORE Credit union for since 1986. Since retiring, he has remained active as a textbook author and IS scholar; Case also remains engaged with the department as a part-time instructor.

Office Location

Parker College of Business room 3325A
Phone: 912-478-7473


Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 4/26/2021