J.W. Woodruff, Sr. Professor
|position:||Professor of Information Systems Management|
|dept:||Department of Systems and Technology|
|office:||416 Lowder Business Building|
At Auburn since 2000
- PhD, University of Mississippi, 2001
- MAc, University of Alabama, 1995
- BA, University of Alabama, 1993
Professor Cegielski is the author of more than 50 research articles that have appeared in numerous international information systems journals and proceedings. His recent research has focused on the inter-organizational use of cloud-based information technologies. His work has appeared in the Information Systems Journal, Communications of the AIS, Communications of the ACM, Information & Management, and Decision Support Systems. Additionally, Dr. Cegielski is the co-author of the textbook “Introduction to Information Systems: Enabling and Transforming Business.”
In the Harbert College of Business, Dr. Cegielski’s teaching responsibilities include courses in the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. programs. Currently, he routinely teaches applications of open source software for business analytics, information security, risk analysis, application development, and a doctoral seminar that surveys the information systems reference discipline of sociology.
In 2006, with support from KPMG, LLP, Dr. Cegielski developed the nation's first interdisciplinary Information Assurance program in a college of business. To date, the program has more than 50 graduates with 95% of those who completed the program initially securing employment with "Big 4" information assurance firms.
Dr. Cegielski has been honored several times by his department and the Harbert College of Business for his outstanding contributions in teaching. In 2013, Auburn University awarded to Dr. Cegielski it's most prestigious teaching honor the Gerald and Emily Leischuck Endowed Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching.
In 2014, Dr. Cegielski was the recipient of his department's distinguished research award for his scholarly publications. In 2015, Dr. Cegielski was designated the J.W. Woodruff Sr. Professor in the Harbert College of Business.
Dr. Cegielski has more than 15 years of professional experience in the area of information technology. He has served as a senior IT executive as well as an executive IT consultant in the financial services, healthcare, and manufacturing industries. Dr. Cegielski holds several active professional certifications including CISSP, CISA, and CRISC.