Cathy Dwyer
Associate Professor
Department Chairperson

E-mail: cdwyer@pace.edu

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School/College:
  • Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems

Department(s):
  • Information Technology NY

Primary Location:
163 William Street

Office Hours: (Spring 2014)
Monday
1:30PM-5:00PM
Thursday
2:00PM-3:30PM

Office Phone:
+1 (212) 346-1728

Secondary Location: 163 William Street

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Biography

Dr. Dwyer has extensive publications in the areas of online privacy and green information systems. She has developed a number of interdisciplinary courses, including "Computers and the Surveillance Society."

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

Scheduled Courses

Spring 2014:
  • INT 198: Cmptrs & the Srvllnc Scty
  • CIT 336: Web Scripting

View All Courses Taught
  • 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
  • CIT 110: Intro to Inform Technology
  • 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
  • CS 121: Computer Programming I
  • CS 122: Computer Programming II
  • 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: Objct Oriented Cncpts & Dvlpmt
  • IS 617: Information Systems Principles
  • MAR 648: Fdn of Social & Mobile Techn
  • Research Interests

    Online Privacy and the Law; Collaborative Technology; Social Media; Green Information Systems

    Awards and Honors

      June 1, 1979 - Phi Beta Kappa

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    • Association for Computing Machinery [Member]
    • Association for Information Systems [Member]
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) [Member]

    Contract, Grants, and Sponsored Research

    • Digital Imperatives in Marketing: The Integration of Communications and Technology to Target Consumers While Protecting Privacy [Grant]
      Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation , Pace University , $12,900.00
      Funded,Grant 2012
    • Thinkfinity in support of Rule-based, Automated Control and Compliance Systems: The Strategic Alignment between Accounting and Data Mining [Grant]
      Pace University , $15,000.00
      Funded, 2009
    • CSIS Summer Research Grant [Grant]
      Pace University, School of Computer Science and Information Systems , Pace University , $0.00
      Funded,Pedagogical research in conjunction with the IS curriculum revision 2003

    Publications

    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      Green Information Systems: Directives for the IS Discipline
      2013
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      Emergent Solutions for Global Climate Change: Lessons from Green IS Research
      2012
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Socio-technical Systems Theory and Environmental Sustainability
      Proceedings of SIGGreen Workshop, Sprouts: Working Papers on Information Systems , December 31 2011
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      Energy Literacy and Environmental Sustainability
      September 2011
    • Journal Article, Professional Journal [Published]
      Privacy in the Age of Google and Facebook
      September 1 2011
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Was the Copenhagen Summit doomed from the start? Some insights from Green IS research
      Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems – AMCIS 2010 , August 7 2010
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Developing Reliable Measures of Privacy Management within Social Networking Sites
      Proceedings of the 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences – HICSS 2010 , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 26 2010
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      The Inference Problem and Pervasive Computing
      Proceedings of Internet Research 10.0 , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2009
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Behavioral Targeting: A Case Study of Consumer Tracking on Levis.com
      Proceedings of the 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems – AMCIS 2009 , August 1 2009
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Designing Privacy into Online Communities
      Proceedings of the Internet Research 9.0: Rethinking Community, Rethinking Place , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2008
    • Other [Published]

      Designing Privacy into Online Communities , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2008
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Understanding Development and Usage of Social Networking Sites: The Social Software Performance Model
      Proceedings of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences – HICSS 2008 , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1 2008
    • Other [Published]

      Alternate Paths to University Positions: Women's Choice , November 1 2007
    • Cited Research [Published]
      Online Privacy for Dummies
      Electricnews.net , September 28 2007
    • Cited Research [Published]
      Facebook Users: Trading Privacy for Friends
      Agence France-Presse , September 26 2007
    • Cited Research [Published]
      Facebook, MySpace Users Will Trade Privacy for Features
      ComputerWorld , September 18 2007
    • Cited Research [Published]
      Social Site Users Trade Privacy for Features
      Electricnews.net , September 9 2007
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      Alternate Paths to University Positions: Women's Choice
      Faculty Resource Network Journal: Advancing Women and the Underrepresented in the Academy , September 1 2007
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Trust and Privacy Concern within Social Networking Sites: A Comparison of Facebook and MySpace
      Proceedings of the 13th Americas Conference on Information Systems – AMCIS 2007 , August 1 2007
    • Technical Report [Published]
      Digital Relationships in the 'MySpace' Generation: Results from a Qualitative Study
      CSIS Technical Report , February 1 2007
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Digital Relationships in the 'MySpace' Generation: Results From a Qualitative Study
      Proceedings of the 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - HICSS '07 , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1 2007
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      Identifying Effective Structural Dimensions for Course Portals
      International Journal of Learning , December 31 2006
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      Improving Quantitative Reasoning Through Analysis of News Stories
      International Journal of Learning , December 31 2006
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Gender and Technology Careers: The Gap Continues
      Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2006 , November 3 2006
    • Technical Report [Published]
      Discovering Boundaries for Mobile Awareness: An Analysis of Relevant Design Factors
      CSIS Technical Report , November 1 2006
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      Low-cost Collaborative Tools for Virtual Communications
      Information Systems Journal , September 1 2006
    • Other [Published]

      Visibility within Mediated Networks: An Exploration of Contextual Factors , April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1 2006
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Submitted]
      Bringing Low Cost Collaborative Groupware Into the Classroom
      Information Systems Education Journal (ISEDJ) , December 31 2005
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Submitted]
      Improving Quantitivative Reasoning Through Analysis of News Stories
      International Journal of Learning , December 31 2005
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      Low Cost Collaborative Tools for Virtual Communication
      Information Systems Educational Journal , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2005
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Low Cost Collaborative Tools for Virtual Communication
      Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2005 , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2005
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Submitted]
      Identifying Effective Structural Dimensions for Course Portals
      International Journal of Learning , August 15 2005
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Submitted]
      Technological innovation and the mass market: How do individuals perceived and compare computing devices?
      Behaviour and Information Technology Journal , July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 1 2005
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      How Useful is IS 2002? A Case Study Applying the Model Curriculum
      Journal of Information Systems Education , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1 2005
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Harnessing Urban Diversity: The Story of the Trendsetters Network
      Proceedings of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities - CUMU Conference , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2004
    • Technical Report [Published]
      How Useful is IS 2002? A Case Study Applying the Model Curriculum
      CSIS Technical Report , September 1 2004
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Using Web Analytics to Measure the Activity in a Research-oriented Online Community
      Proceedings of the 2004 Americas Conference on Information Systems - AMCIS 2004 , August 1 2004
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Using Web Analytics to Measure the Activity in a Research-Oriented Online Community
      Tenth Americas Conference on Information Systems , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1 2004
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Using Web Analytics to Measure the Activity in a Research-oriented Online Community
      Proceedings of the 10th Americas Conference on Information Systems , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1 2004
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Anytime, Anywhere Curriculum Development
      The Ninth Sloan -C International conference , December 31 2003
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      "Any time, anywhere" Faculty and Curriculum Development: Using Online Learning Tools Beyond the Classroom
      Ninth Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Network (ALN) , November 14 2003
    • Magazine/Trade Publication [Published]
      Microsoft Visual Basic: Games Programming
      Course Technology , April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1 2001
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]
      Pace University Software Exercises, 6th ed.
      December 1 2000
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      A Case Study on Programming Using Games
      Proceedings of the 17th Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2000 , November 21 2000
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      A Case Study in Teaching Programming Using a Hybrid Instructional Model
      Proceedings of the 17th Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2000 , November 9 2000
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]
      Pace University Software Exercises, 5th Ed.
      December 31 1999
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]
      Pace University Software Exercises, 4th Ed.
      December 31 1998
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Pace University Software Exercises, 3rd Ed.
      December 31 1997
    • Technical Report [Published]
      Navigation Control Structures for Hypermedia
      CSIS Technical Report , June 1 1996
    • Technical Report [Published]
      Introductory Computer Class: How Do Students Learn to Develop Program Logic?
      CSIS Technical Report , May 1 1996

    PRESENTATIONS

    • AMCIS 2012 Title: Do I Know What You Can See? Social Networking Sites and Privacy Management
    • AMCIS 2012 Title: Facebook News Feed: Relevance or Noise?
    • Academy of Business Disciplines Conference 2011 Title: Connecting Information Systems Across Disciplines: Building the Modern Knowledge Worker
    • When Everyone (Including Your Mother) is on Facebook: Implications for Information Security and Privacy Professionals [Other]
      Title:
      New York Metro Information Systems Security Association, New York, NY
    • The Future of Privacy Forum, Google, Palantir, and Technology | Academics | Policy [Other]
      Title:
      The Future of Privacy Forum, Google, Palantir, and Technology Academics Policy, Berkeley, CA
    • Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - HICSS 2007 [Other]
      Title: Selected as "Social Software" Track Chair
    • CHI 2006 - Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems [Other]
      Title: Social Computing
    • Good Counsel High School Technology Day [Other]
      Title: "Social Software"
    • Faculty Institute 2006 [Other]
      Title: "Applying Ethics to Information Technology"
      Pforzheimer Faculty Development Center, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY
    • "Bronx Talk" - Cable TV Appearance [Lecture]
      Title: Discussion - How to encourage women to pursue careers in technology
    • Americas Conference on Information Systems - AMCIS 2005 [Other]
      Title: Open Source Track
    • Fourth Annual "Girls in IT Event" [Other]
      Title: Cisco Systems
    • Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2005 [Other]
      Title: 2005 Conference
    • Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2005 [Other]
      Title: 2005 Conference
    • Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2005 [Other]
      Title: Low Cost Collaborative Tools for Virtual Communication (Outstanding Writing Achievement)
    • Twelfth International Conference on Learning [Other]
      Title: Quantitative Mis-Information: Learning the Importance of Quantitative Analytic Skills by Studying their Mis-application
      Grenada, Spain,
    • Twelfth International Conference on Learning [Other]
      Title: Technology as an Integrator of Course Content: Critical Success Factors
      Grenada, Spain,
    • Faculty Research Day - May 2005 [Other]
      Title: Students Assess Their Computer Skills and Indicate Plans for Further Study in Technology - Initial CIS101 Survey Results
      Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems
    • Americas Conference on Information Systems - AMCIS 2004 [Other]
      Title: 2004 Conference
    • Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities [Other]
      Title: Harnessing Urban Diversity: The Story of the Trendsetters Network
      New York, NY
    • The Tenth Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning [Other]
      Title: CIS101: Meeting the Chanllenges in a Blended Learning Course
      Orlando, FL
    • NJIT Research Seminar [Other]
      Title:
    • NJIT IS Seminar [Other]
      Title:
    • IS One World Conference [Other]
      Title:
    • Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2001 [Other]
      Title:
    • Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2000 [Other]
      Title: with Jeanine Meyer, "A Case Study in Teaching Programming Using a Hybrid Instructional Model"
      Philadelphia, PA

    Department Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Chair]
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Faculty Advisor]
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Liason to Trendsetters Network]
      Desc: For development of Conference for High School Girls in non-traditional career paths

    University Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Attendee, Meeting]
      Desc: Attended various student events and ceremonies, CSIS Award Ceremony, "Meet the Dean", New Student Events, among many others.
    • Pace University [Lead Author, Web/ Video9/11 MemorialProposal Submitted to CDNY]
      Desc: Lead author of Web/ Video9/11 MemorialProposal Submitted to CDNY

    PROFESSIONAL Service

    • SIGGreen [Officer, President/Elect/Past]
      Desc: Leader of SIGGreen, a special interest group of researchers interested in applying technology to environmental sustainability.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Two face to face workshops Three virtual workshops