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: (Fall 2014)
Tuesday
1:00PM-3:30PM
Thursday
1:00PM-3:30PM

Office Phone:
+1 (212) 346-1728

Fax Phone: 914-989-8608

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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

Fall 2014:
  • MAR 648: Fdn of Social & Mobile Techn
  • IS 676: Fndtns of Socl & Mbl Tchnlgs
  • CIT 312: Introduction to Programming l

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
  • CS 490: Ind Study in Computer Science
  • 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
  • IS 676: Fndtns of Socl & Mbl Tchnlgs
  • MAR 648: Fdn of Social & Mobile Techn
  • Research Interests

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

    Awards and Honors

    • Association for Information Systems, August 15, 2013 - Best Paper Award
    • 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

    • Dwyer, C. (2013, July 1). Creating a pace university mooc on environmental law, policy, and sustainability. 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."
    • Dwyer, C. (2014, January 1). Use of social media and cancer treatments. 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.
    • Dwyer, C. & Priluck, R. (2012, January 1). Digital imperatives in marketing: the integration of communications and technology to target consumers while protecting privacy. Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation , Pace University , $12,900.00 . Funded,Grant
    • Dwyer, C. (2009, July 1). Thinkfinity in support of rule-based, automated control and compliance systems: the strategic alignment between accounting and data mining. Pace University , $15,000.00 . Funded,
    • Knapp, C. A. & Dwyer, C. (2003, June 1). Csis summer research grant. Pace University, School of Computer Science and Information Systems , Pace University , $0.00 . Funded,Pedagogical research in conjunction with the IS curriculum revision

    Publications

    • vom Brocke, J. & Melville, N. (2013). Green information systems: directives for the is discipline. Communications of the AIS. Vol 33 (Issue 30) http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol33/iss1/30
    • Dwyer, C. & Hasan, H. (2012). Emergent solutions for global climate change: lessons from green is research. The International Journal of Social and Organizational Dynamics in Information Technology. Vol 2 (Issue 2)
    • Dwyer, C. (2011, December 31). Socio-technical systems theory and environmental sustainability. Vol 11:03
    • Dwyer, C. (2011, September). Energy literacy and environmental sustainability. Low Carbon Economy. Vol 2 (Issue 3)
    • Dwyer, C. (2011, September 1). Privacy in the age of google and facebook. IEEE Technology and Society Magazine. Vol 30:03:00
    • Hasan, H. & Dwyer, C. (2010, August 7). Was the copenhagen summit doomed from the start? some insights from green is research.
    • Dwyer, C. & Warth, B. (2010, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 26). Developing reliable measures of privacy management within social networking sites.

    PRESENTATIONS

    • Collins, R. & Shrivastav, H. AMCIS 2012. Do i know what you can see? social networking sites and privacy management.
    • Shrivastav, H. & Dwyer, C. (2012). AMCIS 2012 . Facebook news feed: relevance or noise?.
    • Dwyer, C. & O'Callaghan, S. (2011). Academy of Business Disciplines Conference 2011. Connecting information systems across disciplines: building the modern knowledge worker.
    • Dwyer, C. (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, New York, NY
    • Dwyer, C. (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, Berkeley, CA
    • Dwyer, C. (2007, December 31). Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - HICSS 2007. Selected as "social software" track chair.
    • Dwyer, C. (2006, December 31). CHI 2006 - Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Social computing.
    • Dwyer, C. (2006, October 11). Good Counsel High School Technology Day. "social software".
    • Dwyer, C. (2006, May 8). Faculty Institute 2006. "applying ethics to information technology". Pforzheimer Faculty Development Center, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY
    • Dwyer, C. (2005, December 31). "Bronx Talk" - Cable TV Appearance. Discussion - how to encourage women to pursue careers in technology.
    • Dwyer, C. (2005, December 31). Americas Conference on Information Systems - AMCIS 2005. Open source track.
    • Dwyer, C. (2005, December 31). Fourth Annual "Girls in IT Event". Cisco systems.
    • Dwyer, C. (2005, December 31). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2005. 2005 conference.
    • Dwyer, C. (2005, December 31). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2005. 2005 conference.
    • Dwyer, C. & Malani, P. (2005, December 31). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2005. Low cost collaborative tools for virtual communication (outstanding writing achievement).
    • Dwyer, C. & Meyer, J. (2005, December 31). Twelfth International Conference on Learning. Quantitative mis-information: learning the importance of quantitative analytic skills by studying their mis-application. Grenada, Spain,
    • Dwyer, C. & Meyer, J. (2005, December 31). Twelfth International Conference on Learning. Technology as an integrator of course content: critical success factors. Grenada, Spain,
    • Molluzzo, J. & Dwyer, C. (2005, May 1). Faculty Research Day - May 2005. Students assess their computer skills and indicate plans for further study in technology - initial cis101 survey results. Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems
    • Dwyer, C. (2004, January 1). Americas Conference on Information Systems - AMCIS 2004. 2004 conference.
    • Dwyer, C. & Edington, B. H. (2004, January 1). Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities. Harnessing urban diversity: the story of the trendsetters network. New York, NY
    • Hale, N. L. & Hill, J. (2004, January 1). The Tenth Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning. Cis101: meeting the chanllenges in a blended learning course. Orlando, FL
    • Dwyer, C. (2003, December 5). NJIT Research Seminar.
    • Dwyer, C. (2003, September 12). NJIT IS Seminar.
    • Dwyer, C. (2003, February 25). IS One World Conference.
    • Dwyer, C. (2001, May 23). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2001.
    • Dwyer, C. (2000, November 9). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2000. 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

    College Service

    • Faculty Search Committee [Committee Member]

    University Service

    • Ad Hoc Committee on Educational Technology [Chairperson]
      Desc: Chair of faculty led committee charged by President Friedman to examine the broader role of technology as it relates to higher education.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Establish collaboration among faculty and staff across campuses to brainstorm on the role of technology in higher education.
    • Committee of Deans and Faculty for Promotion and Tenure (CDFPT) [Committee Member]
      Desc: Descide on tenure and promotion requests.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Descide on tenure and promotion requests.
    • University Budget Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: University advisory committee related to Finance and Budget.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: University advisory committee related to Finance and Budget.

    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