Stetson University

Theodore Surynt

Professor of Information Systems; Associate Dean of the School of Business Administration

Theodore Surynt is professor of information systems and associate dean of the School of Business Administration. During his 30 years at Stetson University, he has been instrumental in the creation of business technology programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. He has published numerous articles dealing with information systems pedagogical issues. For 15 years he was owner and president of Surynt Computer Services, a software consulting and contract-programming firm. Prior to coming to Stetson, he was a systems engineer and corporate planning analyst for IBM Corporation.

Education

  • Ph.D., Business In Information Systems, Georgia State University
  • M.B.A., University of Toronto
  • B.BA., Temple University

Course Topics

  • Technology for Business Transformation
  • Database Design and Implementation
  • Systems Analysis and Design

Research Interests

  • Pedigocical issues in business technology instruction

Publications

  • Surynt, T. J., Oliphant, G., Augustine, F. K. "Enriching the Undergraduate Information Systems Experience: Programs in Business Systems Analysis." To appear in Issues in Information Systems, 14.
  • Augustine, F. K., Surynt, T. J. "The MIS Course in the MBA Curriculum: Current Practice and Future Directions." To appear in Issues in Information Systems, 14.
  • Augustine, F. K. (Presenter and Author), Surynt, T. J., 14th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Business Disciplines, "Representation of Supporting Disciplines in the MBA Curriculum," Academy of Business Disciplines, Ft. Meyers, Fla. (November 8, 2012).
  • Surynt, T. J., Oliphant, G., Augustine, F. K., 2012 ABE International Conference, "Enriching the Undergraduate Information Systems Experience: Programs in Business Systems Analysis," Academy of Business Education, Charleston, S.C. (January 2012).
  • Augustine, F. K., Surynt, T. J., Academy of Business Education 2011 Conference, "Information Technology in the MBA Curriculum," Academy of Business Education, Disney World, Fla.
  • Surynt, T. J., Augustine, F. K., Annual international conference, "The Changing Role of the Business Technology Professional," International Association of Computer Information Systems, Fort Meyers, Fla. (January 1, 2013).
  • Surynt, T. J., Nicholson, C., Augustine, F. K., Academy of Business Disciplines Conference, "A Revitalized Academic Minor in Information Systems," Academy of Business Disciplines, Ft. Meyers, Fla. (June 12, 2010).
  • Augustine, F. K., Surynt, T. J. "Global Readiness of E-Business Web Sites: An Industry Perspective". E-Business Review, March 2008
  • Augustine, F. K., Surynt, T. J, "Assessing the Indicators of E-Commerce Globalization: A Study of the Characteristics of Global Readiness". E-Business Review, April, 2007
  • Augustine, F. K., Surynt, T. J. "Assessing the Global Content of E-Commerce Web Sites: A study of US Based E-Business", E-Business Review, March 2004.
  • Augustine, F. K., Surynt, T. J. "E-Commerce: The Next Wave - A Critical Look at the Future", E-Business Review, March, 2002.
  • Augustine, F. K., Surynt, T. J. "E-Business in the Curriculum: An Examination of Current Practice and Organization". E-Business Review, March 2001.

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