Jennifer L. Breese, D.Sc.

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Penn State Greater Allegheny 4000 University Drive McKeesport, PA 15132
    Biography

    Fall 2021

    On-Campus Office Hours:
    Mondays:  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Wednesdays:  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Virtual Office Hours: 
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    Wednesdays:  12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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    Jennifer Breese, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native, worked in several technology-related positions, including nine years at FedEx both in Pittsburgh and Boston, Massachusetts. 

    She has also spent ten years in the collegiate education environment as both an adjunct and full-time professor. She is currently an Assistant Professor teaching Information Sciences for Penn State University. 

    Jennifer earned a doctorate degree in Information Systems and Communications in 2011 from Robert Morris University. She has authored nearly thirty research and conference publications relating to how technology changes social norms. Additionally, Jennifer holds a master's degree in leadership from Duquesne University.

    Area(s) of Expertise: Cyber education

    Publications

    Breese, J.L., Park, S., Vaidyanathan, G., (2019) Blockchain Technology Adoption in Supply Change Management: Two Theoretical Perspectives. Issues in Information Systems, Vol. 20(II), pp.140-150.

    Breese, J., Scott, N., Kim, P., Stork, E., Breimer, E. (2018). Beyond #MeToo: Uprooting unconscious bias in STEM fields. Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference, (2018) n.4731, Norfolk, Virginia.

    Borkovich, D. J., Breese, J., (2016) Social Media Implosion: Context Collapse. Issues in Information Systems, Vol. 17 (IV), pp.9 167-177.

    Borkovich, D. J.,Skovira, R.J., Kohun, F.G., Breese, J., (2016) La Perruque In the American Digital Workplace: Stealing Company Time. Issues in Information Systems, Vol. 17(III), pp. 176-186.

    Fairfield, S., Breese, J., (2016) Scientific and Ethical Implications of Neuromorphic Technology. Proceedings of the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management, Lisbon, Portugal.

    Education

    Robert Morris University, Doctorate of Science in Information Systems and Communications, 2011

    Duquesne University Master of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies; Concentration in Leadership, 2002

    California University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1996