Catherine Dwyer

Catherine Dwyer

Professor
Coordinator for Lubin AACSB Accreditation
Seidenberg School of CSIS
Information Technology
NYC
1106
15 Beekman
| Office Hours: Tue 1:00pm-2:00pm,Wed 10:00am-12:00pm

Biography

Faculty Bio

Dr. Catherine Dwyer is a distinguished academic leader, scholar and teacher. In 2019 she was awarded the Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence by Pace University.

Dr. Dwyer has a passion for developing interdisciplinary programs. She has worked with faculty in the Marketing Department to create a Masters Program on Social Media and Mobile Marketing for department chair. She also developed and co-teaches a course with a Film Studies colleague entitled "Computers and the Surveillance Society."

Awards and Honors

  • Electronic Markets (journal), 2020, Electronic Markets Service Award
  • Pace University, 2019, Kenan Award For Teaching Excellence
  • Association for Information Systems, 2013, Best Paper Award
  • 1979, Phi Beta Kappa

Education

PhD, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, US, 2008
Information Systems

MS, Pace University, 1996
Computer Science

MA, Manhattan School of Music, 1984

BA, Fordham University, 1979
Political Science

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Online Privacy and the Law; Web application security; Social Media; Green Information Systems

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

Creating a Pace University MOOC on Environmental Law, Policy, and Sustainability
July 2013 - September 2014. Verizon Thinkfinity, Pace University, $15,000.00. Funded. This grant supports the development and recording of a MOOC on Environmental Law, Policy, and Sustainability. Eleven Pace faculty from across the university presented lectures for the MOOC. My lecture was on "Green Information Systems."

Use of Social Media and Cancer Treatments
January 2014 - June 2014. Boehringer Ingelheim, Private, $48,000.00. Funded. This study will apply text mining techniques to develop a taxonomy of topics discussed on social media sites related to the use of drugs in cancer treatment.

Digital Imperatives in Marketing: The Integration of Communications and Technology to Target Consumers While Protecting Privacy
January 2012 - January 2013. Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation, Pace University, $12,900.00. Funded. Grant

Thinkfinity in support of Rule-based, Automated Control and Compliance Systems: The Strategic Alignment between Accounting and Data Mining
July 2009 - July 2010. Pace University, $15,000.00. Funded.

CSIS Summer Research Grant
June 2003 - September 2003. Pace University, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, Pace University, $0.00. Funded. Pedagogical research in conjunction with the IS curriculum revision

Courses Taught

Past Courses

CIS 101: Computers & Social Rspnsblty
CIS 101: Downtown New York
CIS 101: Forensic Computing
CIS 101: Introduction to Computing
CIS 101: Introduction to Computing - LC
CIS 143: Intro to SQL for Business
CIT 110: Intro to Inform Technology
CIT 211: Intro to Computer Systems
CIT 211: Platform Tech & Architecture
CIT 312: Introduction to Programming l
CIT 314: Introduction to Programming II
CIT 336: Web Scripting
CIT 341: Found of Enterprise Info Sys
CIT 342: Systems Analysis and Design
CIT 396: Adv Infrmtn Tchlgy for Acc App
CIT 471: Information Tchnlgy Internship
CIT 481: Cpstn in Infrmtn Tchnlgy
CIT 490: Independent Study in Infor Tec
CS 121: Computer Programming I
CS 122: Computer Programming II
CS 490: Ind Study in Computer Science
CS 693: Thesis I
CS 694: Thesis II
CS 806: Dissertation Preparation
INT 197: Cyberctznshp: Ethcs & the Web
INT 198: Cmptrs & the Srvllnc Scty
IS 112: Computer Orgnztn and Prgmng
IS 223: Fundamentals of Programming
IS 241: Systems Analysis and Design
IS 490: Independent Study/Info Systems
IS 600: Grad Independent Study in IS
IS 612: Introduction to Coding
IS 612: Objct Oriented Cncpts & Dvlpmt
IS 617: Information Systems Principles
IS 676: Fndtns of Socl & Mbl Tchnlgs
MAR 648: Fdn of Social & Mobile Techn

Publications and Presentations

Publications

Blending Contextual Integrity and Accounting
https://privaci.info/symposium/2023/cfp.html

Integrating Contextual Integrity With Accounting Standards


What Factors Influenced Online Social Interaction During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
(2021, August).

DIGITAL LITERACY AND ACCOUNTING STUDENTS: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE PROFESSION
(2021, May). Global Journal of Accounting and Finance. Vol Volume 5 (Issue Issue #1) , pages 113-132. https://www.igbr.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/GJAF_Vol_5_No_1_2021.pdf

Digital Literacy and Accounting Students: Implications For the Profession
(2021, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Global Journal of Accounting and Finance. Vol 5 (Issue 1/2021) , pages 24 pages.

Technology in the Accounting Classroom: Creating Awareness of the Latest in Technology
(2020, May).

Peacefulness of Nations and the Use of International Financial Reporting Standards
(2019, November). Global Journal of Accounting and Finance. Vol 3 (Issue 1) , pages Page 68 and on. https://www.igbr.org/wp-content/Journals/2019/GJAF_Vol_3_No_1_2019.pdf

Peacefulness of Nations and the Use of International Financial Reporting Standards
(2019, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Vol 1 (Issue 1) , pages 15. https://www.igbr.org/

Digital Literacy: What Do Accounting Students Need?
(2019, August).

The Limitations of Technical Mechanisms as Proxies for Context


Using Gallup Strengths to Improve Your Students' Engagement
(2019, August).

Digital Literacy: Assessing Perceived differences among Computing Students from two nearby Universities
(2019, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). https://www.researchgate.net/publication/334677945_DIGITAL_LITERACY_ASSESSING_PERCEIVED_DIFFERENCES_AMONG_COMPUTING_STUDENTS_FROM_TWO_NEARBY_UNIVERSITIES

Motivating Safer Online Behavior
(2018, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)).

Assessing Perceived Digital Literacy Between Computer Science Majors and Information Systems Majors: A Pilot Study
(2018, September). Global Journal of Business Pedagogy. Vol 2 (Issue 1) , pages 31-46. https://www.igbr.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/GJBP_Vol_2_No_1_2018.pdf
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Applying Contextual Integrity to The Cambridge Analytica Case
(2018, September).

Obstacles to Adopting Speech Recognition in Emergency Services Solutions
(2018, August).

Malvertising - A Rising Threat to the Online Ecosystem
(2017, December). Journal of Information Systems Applied Research. Vol 10 (Issue 3) , pages 29.

Leakage of Geolocation Data by Mobile Ad Networks
(2016, November). Journal of Information Systems Applied Research. Vol 9 (Issue 2) , pages 24-33. https://jisar.org/2016-9/n2/JISARv9n2p24.html
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Malvertising - A Rising Threat to the Online Ecosystem
(2016, November).

Online Social Network Privacy Management
.

Digital Literacy: A Pilot Study of the Differences in Digital Literacy between Accounting Majors, Informaion Systems Computer Science, and Finance Majors.
(2016, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Vol 18 (Issue 1) , pages 39. https://www.alliedacademies.org/proceedings.php
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Application of the COSO Internal Control Framework to the Department of Defense Cyber Strategy
(2015, November).

Leakage of Geolocation Data by Mobile Ad Networks


Vocabularies for Describing Digital Media
(2015, August). (Issue 2015) https://proc.iscap.info/2015/

Designing a Hybrid Academic Workshop: Lessons From the Field
(2014, August).

Online Social Network Privacy Management
(2014, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Springer.

Green Information Systems: Directives for the IS Discipline
(2013, December). Communications of the Association for Information Systems. Vol 33 (Issue 30) https://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol33/iss1/30

Green Information Systems: Directives for the IS Discipline
(2012, December).

Emergent Solutions for Global Climate Change: Lessons from Green IS Research
(2012). International Journal of Social and Organizational Dynamics in Information Technology, The. Vol 2 (Issue 2)

Socio-technical Systems Theory and Environmental Sustainability
(2011, December). Vol 11:03

Energy Literacy and Environmental Sustainability
(2011, September). Low Carbon Economy. Vol 2 (Issue 3)

Privacy in the Age of Google and Facebook
(2011, September). IEEE Technology and Society Magazine. Vol 30:03:00

Was the Copenhagen Summit doomed from the start? Some insights from Green IS research
(2010, August).

Developing Reliable Measures of Privacy Management within Social Networking Sites
(2010, January (1st Quarter/Winter)).

The Inference Problem and Pervasive Computing
(2009, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)).

Behavioral Targeting: A Case Study of Consumer Tracking on Levis.com
(2009, August).

Designing Privacy into Online Communities
(2008, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)).

(2008, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1305278

Understanding Development and Usage of Social Networking Sites: The Social Software Performance Model
(2008, January (1st Quarter/Winter)).

(2007, November). https://www.nyu.edu/frn

Online Privacy for Dummies
(2007, September). https://electricnews.net/article/133494.html

Facebook Users: Trading Privacy for Friends
(2007, September).

Facebook, MySpace Users Will Trade Privacy for Features
(2007, September).

Social Site Users Trade Privacy for Features
(2007, September).

Alternate Paths to University Positions: Women's Choice
(2007, September).

Trust and Privacy Concern within Social Networking Sites: A Comparison of Facebook and MySpace
(2007, August).

Digital Relationships in the 'MySpace' Generation: Results from a Qualitative Study
(2007, February). Vol 235

Digital Relationships in the 'MySpace' Generation: Results From a Qualitative Study
(2007, January (1st Quarter/Winter)).

Identifying Effective Structural Dimensions for Course Portals
(2006, December). Vol 12:06

Improving Quantitative Reasoning Through Analysis of News Stories
(2006, December).

Gender and Technology Careers: The Gap Continues
(2006, November).

Discovering Boundaries for Mobile Awareness: An Analysis of Relevant Design Factors
(2006, November). Vol 232

Low-cost Collaborative Tools for Virtual Communications
(2006, September). Vol 0.220833333

(2006, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). https://chi2006mososo.telin.nl/papers.html

Low Cost Collaborative Tools for Virtual Communication
(2005, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)).

Low Cost Collaborative Tools for Virtual Communication
(2005, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)).

How Useful is IS 2002? A Case Study Applying the Model Curriculum
(2005, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Vol 15:4 pp 409-416

Harnessing Urban Diversity: The Story of the Trendsetters Network
(2004, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)).

How Useful is IS 2002? A Case Study Applying the Model Curriculum
(2004, September). Vol 205

Using Web Analytics to Measure the Activity in a Research-oriented Online Community
(2004, August).

Using Web Analytics to Measure the Activity in a Research-oriented Online Community
(2004, January (1st Quarter/Winter)).

Using Web Analytics to Measure the Activity in a Research-Oriented Online Community
(2004, January (1st Quarter/Winter)).

Anytime, Anywhere Curriculum Development
(2003, December).

"Any time, anywhere" Faculty and Curriculum Development: Using Online Learning Tools Beyond the Classroom
(2003, November). https://www.aln.org/conference/proceedings/track4.asp

Microsoft Visual Basic: Games Programming
(2001, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)).

Pace University Software Exercises, 6th ed.
(2000, December). Pace University Software Exercises, 6th ed.. Simon & Schuster/Prentice Hall.

A Case Study on Programming Using Games
(2000, November).

A Case Study in Teaching Programming Using a Hybrid Instructional Model
(2000, November).

Pace University Software Exercises, 5th Ed.
(1999, December). Pace University Software Exercises, 5th Ed.. Simon & Schuster/Prentice Hall.

Pace University Software Exercises, 4th Ed.
(1998, December). Pace University Software Exercises, 4th Ed.. Simon & Schuster/Prentice Hall.

Pace University Software Exercises, 3rd Ed.
(1997, December).

Navigation Control Structures for Hypermedia
(1996, June). Vol 97

Introductory Computer Class: How Do Students Learn to Develop Program Logic?
(1996, May). Vol 95

Presentations

Integrating Contextual Integrity With Accounting Standards
(2022, September 25). Symposium on Contextual Integrity at Cornell Tech. Cornell Tech,

AI, CyberSecurity, and Accounting
(2021, August 13). Pace University Accepted Graduate Students. Pace University Admissions Office,

The Intersection of Accounting and Cybersecurity
(2021, April 11). Future of Work Interdisciplinary Conference. Pace University,

Privacy's Perfect Storm
(2020, January 29). Mediapost Forecast 2020. Mediapost,

Motivating Safer Online Behavior
(2018, October 5). Amsterdam Privacy Conference. Amsterdam Platform for Privacy Research ,

Applying Contextual Integrity to the Cambridge Analytica Case
(2018, September 13). Symposium on Applications of Contextual Integrity. Princeton University Center for Information Technology Policy Cornell Tech Digital Life Initiative,

Introduction of Cyber Security Into the Auditing Classroom
(2018, August 7). American Accounting Association Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C..

Motivating Safer Security and Privacy Practices
(2018, March 23). Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography (COSIC). University of Leuven,

Assessing Perceived Digital Literacy Between Computer Science Majors and Information Systems Majors: A Pilot Study
(2017, October 12). Global Business Conference. Institute for Global Business Research,

Gone in 200 Milliseconds : The Challenge Of Blocking Malvertising
(2016, May 1). Pace University Research Day. Provost, Pace University,

Digital Literacy: A Study of the Difference in Digital Literacy Between Accounting Majors And Other College Majors in New York City
(2016, January). Jamaica.

Vocabularies for Describing Digital Media
(2015, November 2). Education Special Interest Group (EDSIG). American Association for Information Systems,

Application of the COSO Internal Control Framework to the Department of Defense Cyber Strategy
(2015, November 1). Academy of Business Disciplines. Academy of Business Disciplines,

Web Application Security Challenges
(2015, May 28). Seidenberg School Advisory Board. .

Towards Technically Fluent Graduates
(2015, May 14). The Pace Faculty Institute. Pace University,

Web Application Security: Setting Controls and Evaluating Results
(2014, May 1). Pace University Research Day. Provost, Pace University,

Facebook News Feed: Relevance or Noise?
(2012). AMCIS 2012 . .

Do I Know What You Can See? Social Networking Sites and Privacy Management
(2012, August 1). AMCIS 2012. .

Connecting Information Systems Across Disciplines: Building the Modern Knowledge Worker
(2011, November 1). Academy of Business Disciplines Conference 2011. .

(2011, June 24). When Everyone (Including Your Mother) is on Facebook: Implications for Information Security and Privacy Professionals. New York Metro Information Systems Security Association,

(2011, June 2). The Future of Privacy Forum, Google, Palantir, and Technology | Academics | Policy. The Future of Privacy Forum, Google, Palantir, and Technology Academics Policy,

Selected as "Social Software" Track Chair
(2007, December 31). Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - HICSS 2007. .

Social Computing
(2006, December 31). CHI 2006 - Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. .

"Social Software"
(2006, October 11). Good Counsel High School Technology Day. .

"Applying Ethics to Information Technology"
(2006, May 8). Faculty Institute 2006. Pforzheimer Faculty Development Center, Pace University,

Discussion - How to encourage women to pursue careers in technology
(2005, December 31). "Bronx Talk" - Cable TV Appearance. .

Open Source Track
(2005, December 31). Americas Conference on Information Systems - AMCIS 2005. .

Cisco Systems
(2005, December 31). Fourth Annual "Girls in IT Event". .

2005 Conference
(2005, December 31). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2005. .

2005 Conference
(2005, December 31). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2005. .

Low Cost Collaborative Tools for Virtual Communication (Outstanding Writing Achievement)
(2005, December 31). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2005. .

Quantitative Mis-Information: Learning the Importance of Quantitative Analytic Skills by Studying their Mis-application
(2005, December 31). Twelfth International Conference on Learning. Grenada, Spain,.

Technology as an Integrator of Course Content: Critical Success Factors
(2005, December 31). Twelfth International Conference on Learning. Grenada, Spain,.

Students Assess Their Computer Skills and Indicate Plans for Further Study in Technology - Initial CIS101 Survey Results
(2005, May 1). Faculty Research Day - May 2005. Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems

2004 Conference
(2004, January 1). Americas Conference on Information Systems - AMCIS 2004. .

Harnessing Urban Diversity: The Story of the Trendsetters Network
(2004, January 1). Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities. New York, NY.

CIS101: Meeting the Chanllenges in a Blended Learning Course
(2004, January 1). The Tenth Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning. Orlando, FL.

(2003, December 5). NJIT Research Seminar. .

(2003, September 12). NJIT IS Seminar. .

(2003, February 25). IS One World Conference. .

(2001, May 23). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2001. .

With Jeanine Meyer, "A Case Study in Teaching Programming Using a Hybrid Instructional Model"
(2000, November 9). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2000. Philadelphia, PA.

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • Open Web Application Security Project [member]
  • Future Energy Business & Energy Informatics [Member, Program Committee]
  • iOS Developer University Program
  • Academy of Business Disciplines [Member, Advisory Board]
  • IBM Academic Alliance
  • International Conference on Information Systems [Associate Editor]
  • SAP University Alliance
  • Americas Conference on Information Systems [Track Chair]
  • European Conference on Information Systems [Associate Editor]
  • International Journal of Business Intelligence Research [Member, Editorial Review Board]
  • Association for Computing Machinery [Member]
  • Association for Information Systems [Member]
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) [Member]

Department Service

  • Faculty review committee for ARE [Committee Member]
  • IT Curriculum Committee [Committee Chair]
  • IT Department TAP Committee [Committee Member]

College Service

  • Seidenberg Faculty Council Seidenberg Faculty Council [Committee Member]
  • CyberSecurity Accreditation Committee CyberSecurity Accreditation Committee [Committee Member]

University Service

  • Strategic Planning Task Force [Task Force Member]
  • Anti-Racist Education Committee (ARE) [Committee Member]

Professional Service

Journal of the Association of Information Systems [Reviewer, Journal Article]
Symposium on Applications of Contextual Integrity [member of the Program Committee]
European conference on Information Systems [Sustainability Track Associate Editor]
International Conference on Information Systems ICIS 2021 [Editor, Associate Editor]
Association for Information Systems (AIS) [Reviewer, Conference Paper]
Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management [Reviewer, Conference Paper]
Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency [Editorial Review Board Member]

Related News and Stories

In the Media

Pace University professor Cathy Dwyer, Ph.D., says that even if students weren't on Facebook, they'd find something else to spend their time on. And, she says, Facebook certainly has a positive side, especially in this economy. "Facebook offers students a way to reconnect with their professors and classmates if they get laid off," she says. "It can help with the job search."