Don Booker
Associate Professor

E-mail: dbooker@pace.edu

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

Department(s):
  • Information Technology NY

Primary Location:
156 William Street

Office Phone:
+1 (212) 346-1002

Education

BA, Gordon College, US
Political Science/History

DBA, Nova Southeastern University, US
Management Information Systems

MA, New School Graduate Faculty, US
History of Economic Ideas

MA, Northeastern University, US
Political Science

MS, Pratt Institute, US
Computer Science

DBA, Nova Southeastern University, 1985
Management Information Systems

MA, Northeastern University, 1973
Political Science

MS, Pratt Institute, 1972
Computer Science

MA, New School Graduate Faculty, 1970
History of Economic Ideas

BA, Gordon College, 1963
Political Science/History

Scheduled Courses

Spring 2014:
No courses scheduled.

View All Courses Taught
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing
  • IS 620: IS and Organizational Strategy
  • IS 637: Info Systems Project Mgt
  • IS 637: IS Project & Change Mngmnt
  • IS 637: IS Project and Change Mngmnt
  • IS 639: Info Systems Planning & Policy
  • IS 641: Information Security/Controls
  • IS 650: Telecommunications Management
  • IS 652: Telecom Policy & Environment
  • IS 654: Cases in Telecomm Systms
  • IT 607: System Dvlpmnt & Prjct Mgmnt
  • IT 666: Information Security Managemnt
  • Research Interests

    Simulation and Modeling (Dynamical Systems Models); Applied Computing (Programming and Systems Productivity); Software Engineering (Management and Object-Oriented Design);

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    • Pace University, Information Systems, Curriculum Committee [Committee Member]
      Member of the IS Department Curriculum Committee

    Contract, Grants, and Sponsored Research

    • Templeton Foundation Research Award [Grant]
      Templeton Foundation , Pace University , $1,000.00
      Funded,For describing and summarizing a course proposal for the Templeton Foundation Course Program in Science and Religion 2002

    Publications

    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Rediscovering Evil: A Challenge to the Academy
      C.S. Lewis Faculty Forum Conference , February 2 2002
    • Research Report [Published]

      Advanced PC Repair: Instructor's Guide , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1 1996
    • Research Report [Published]

      Open NBS Installation and Maintenance Training Activities Manual , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1 1996
    • Research Report [Published]

      Advanced PC Repair: Training Activities Manual , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1 1996
    • Magazine/Trade Publication [Published]
      The Internet/Information Highway: Prospects for Mission and Ministry
      Toolkit for a New Millenium - Cambridge Project Roundtable , December 31 1995
    • Research Report [Published]

      Open NBS Training: Instructor's Guide , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1 1995
    • Working Paper [Published]
      Toolkit for a New Millennium
      Cambridge Project Roundtable , July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 1 1994
    • Research Report [Published]

      Value Based Object Analysis: Specialized Object Technologies Analysis Report , September 1 1993
    • Research Report [Published]

      Audit and Security Requirements for Database and GUI Application Designs for Trading Systems in a Client Server Environment , June 1 1992
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Measuring Productivity Change Benefits of Training Programs of the Work Group Level
      Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Association of Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior , November 1 1989
    • Journal Article, Public or Trade Journal [Published]
      Teaching and Research News: Integrating Data Flow Models and System Dynamics in Information Systems Design Courses
      Dynamica: The International Journal of System Dynamics , July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 1 1984

    PRESENTATIONS

    • "Persons and Their Brains " conference Title: "Decidabilaity of lntrospective Consciousness
      lan Ramsey lnstitute. , Oxford. UK
    • Modern Science: Ancient Faith Title:
      Portsmouth lnstitute, Portsmouth Abbey, R
    • Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences [Other]
      Title: "Multidimensional Information Implies Higher Dimensional Chaos"
      Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, Baltimore, MD
    • Einstein God and Time [Other]
      Title: Einstein and Godel's Time: Kantian, Block Irreversible or Critical Realist?
      The Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford, UK
    • Templeton Foundation Advanced Workshop on Critical Realism in Religion and the Sciences [Other]
      Title:
      St.Anne's College, Oxford, UK
    • Templeton Workshop at Oxford University [Other]
      Title:
    • Society for the Study of Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences [Other]
      Title:
    • Templeton Workshop at Harvard University [Other]
      Title:
    • Templeton Foundation Conference [Other]
      Title: Presented a poster session where he was also gathering information in support of a grant proposal.
      Oxford, U.K.
    • Fifth International Conference of the Society for the Study of Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences [Other]
      Title: "Detecting Intentionality in Chaos: From Searle's Chinese Room to Security Issues Via Rational Expectations, a response to 'Requiem for the Ego' "
      Adelphi University, NY
    • Northeast Regional Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, Third Annual Winter Conference [Other]
      Title: "Chaos, Kolmogorov Complexity and Kaufman Grammars: Linking Metaphors, Metrics and Meanings with Algorithms, Algebras and Analogies"
      Northhampton, MA
    • Cosmos and Creation: Chance or the Dance? [Other]
      Title: "Chaitin Kolmogorov Complexity and Information Design: Some Cautions and Caveats for Creationists," invited response to the "Seminar on Detecting Design"
      C.S. Lewis Summer Institute
    • Fourth Annual Conference of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences [Other]
      Title: "Diffusion Limited Aggregates Models for Adaptive/Learning/Evolving/Artificial Life Systems"
      John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    • Northeast Regional Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, Second Annual Winter Chaos Conference [Other]
      Title: "Improving the Predictive Power of Models by Including Deterministic Nonlinear Dynamic Components" with A.J. Enright
      New Haven, CT
    • Northeast Regional Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, Second Annual Winter Chaos Conference [Other]
      Title: A reply to "So You've Found Chaos in your Data - So What? Scientific Explanation in Applied Chaos Theory" by Jeffrey Goldstein
      New Haven, CT
    • Northeast Regional Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, First Annual Winter Chaos Conference [Other]
      Title: "A Pictorial Method of Distinguishing Nonlinear Dynamic Behavior in Observational Data" with A. J. Enright
      Craftsbury Common, VT
    • Northeast Regional Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, First Annual Winter Chaos Conference [Other]
      Title: "Langston's and Halstead's 'Lamdas' : Commonalities in Learning and Adaptive Behavior from Software Science and Artificial Life"
      Craftsbury Common, VT
    • Association of Management 1990 Annual Meeting [Other]
      Title: "Conceptual Frameworks for MIS: Professionalism, Practice, Problem Collections, or Potential Paradigms?"
      Orlando, FL
    • Association of Management 1990 Annual Meeting [Other]
      Title: "Hacker Ethics: Oxymoron, Ordinary Vandalism or Original Ethical Insight?"
      Orlando, FL
    • Workshop on Neural Networks [Other]
      Title: "Genetic Algorithms and Chaotic Dynamics"
      Telluride Summer Research Center, Telluride, CO
    • Workshop on Neural Networks [Other]
      Title: "Improving the Performance of Neural Net Learning Sets Using Genetic Algorithms"
      Telluride Summer Research Center, Telluride, CO
    • Workshop on Neural Networks [Other]
      Title: "Some Approaches to Improving the Performance of Genetic Algorithms"
      Telluride Summer Research Center, Telluride, CO
    • 8th International Congress on Cybernetics and Systems [Other]
      Title: "Using the Partitioning Principle to Improve Blocking and the Selection of Crossover Points in Genetic Algorithms" presented at the Session on "Genetic Algorithms"
      Hunter College, New York, NY
    • Graph Theory Day XVIIII [Other]
      Title: "Some Conjectures on Approaches to the P=NP Complete Problem" presented at the "Problems and Notes" Session
      New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY