Familiar Face

Ikpe Justice Akpan

Assistant Professor
Management and Information Systems
Tuscarawas Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Tenure-track assistant professor of management and information systems -- teaching, research and service to the university, the community and my profession.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

August 2012

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Decision Sciences, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver Campus, B.C., Canada

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

The family culture, the stimulating and motivating research environment, and the pursuit of excellence

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

As a faculty member in the College of Business Administration, earning the AACSB accreditation and the overall international ranking of the university were the major factors.

RESIDES IN:

Canton, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Canton, Ohio

EDUCATION:

B.S. Economics, University of Calabar; M.S. Software Development, Leeds Metropolitan University; Ph.D. Management Science (Computer Simulation and Virtual Reality), Lancaster University

HOBBIES:

Watching and playing soccer, playing with computers, reading and writing, listening to music