Department of Information Systems

Jim Q. Chen

Jim Q. Chen

Dr. Jim Chen joined the Department of Information Systems in the fall of 1998.  He was an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M International University for three years before coming to St. Cloud State University.  He has over 80 publications in the field of information systems.


Ph.D. in Management Information Systems, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1995

Master of Business Administration, Northern Illinois University, 1990

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management, Xian University of Technology, 1982

Current Area of Teaching

  • IS 340 Introduction of MIS
  • IS 443/543 Data Modeling with Database Implementation
  • MSIA 643 Database Security and Auditing

Research Interests         

Information Ethics & Assurance, Big Data & Business Analytics, Database Security and Auditing.

Selected Publications

  • Chen, Q. Jim, Ruidong Zhang, Allen Chen, “Challenges of Big Data Analytics Applications in Healthcare," Communications of the ICISA, Spring 2016.
  • Chen, Q. Jim, Ruidong Zhang, Jaejung Lee, “A Cross-culture Empirical Study of Mobile Commerce Privacy Concerns,” Journal of Internet Commerce, Volume 12, Issue 4, 2013, pp. 348-364.
  • Zhang, R. Jim Q. Chen, Jaejung Lee, “Mobile Commerce and Consumer Privacy Concerns,” Journal of Computer Information Systems, Summer 2013, pp. 31- 38.
  • Chen, Q. Jim, Janell Kurtz, and Olivia Lee, “Information management and regulatory compliance: a case analysis,” International Journal of Information Systems and Change Management.  Volume 4, No. 1 , 2009,  pp. 42-56.
  • Kurtz, Janell and Jim Q. Chen, “Rimage:  Safeguarding Intellectual Property in China,” Asian Case Research Journal, Volume 13, Issue 1, 2009, pp. 145-156.
  • Chen, Jim Q.; Mark B. Schmidt; Dien D. Phan; and Kirk P. Arnett.  “E-Commerce Security Threats: Awareness, Trust, and Practice.”  International Journal of Information Systems and Change Management.  Volume 3, No. ,1, 2008,  pp. 16-32.
  • Chen, Jim Q., Jeff Zhang, J. Pearson, J. Chen, “An Exploratory Study of E-MBA Students’ Perceptions on Chinese Business’s Readiness for E-Commerce,” Journal of Internet Commerce, Vol. 3, Issue No. 4, 2004, pp. 1-18.
  • Chen, Jim Q., T. Lee, R. Zhang, and Y. Zhang, “Systems Requirements for Organizational Learning,” Communications of the ACM, Vol. 6, No. 12, December 2003, pp. 73-78.
  • Chen, Jim Q., Sang M. Lee, “An Exploratory Cognitive DSS For Strategic Decision Making, “ Decision Support Systems, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2003, pp. 147-160.
  • Chen, Jim Q. and Richard Heath, "Prototyping Methods for Building Web Applications," Systems Development Management, Winter 2001, pp. 1-20, Auerbach Publications.