Dawn Owens, PhD

Dawn Owens
Clinical Associate Professor, Information Systems
Director, BS Information Technology and Systems
(972) 883-4901
PhD, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012
MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1998
BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1994
MIS 6308 Systems Analysis and Project Management
MIS 3300 Introduction to Management Information Systems
MIS 4300 Database Fundamentals
MIS 4330 Systems Analysis and Design
MIS 4380 Advanced Database Systems
Current / Recent Research
Virtual Teams and Trust
Information Technology Capabilities
Software Quality Assurance
Innovative Education Practices
Awards and Recognition
Leadership Excellence Award by Toastmasters International
Volunteer of the Year – Greyhound Adoption League of Texas
Outstanding Online Course Design Award, Bellevue University
NASA Nebraska Space Grant Fellowship
Professional Organizations
Association of Information Systems (AIS)
National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT)
Toastmasters International
Dawn is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas.  She works in the Jindal School of Management teaching various Information Systems courses.  She is also the Program Director for their Undergraduate degree program titled Information Technology and Systems. Her most recent accomplishments include the creation of the ITS Academy which focusses on conducting events for current and prospective ITS students. Under her guidance, the school organized the 2nd Edition of the ITS Exploratory Summer Camp for High Schoolers and the 1st ever STEM Symposium for Middle School Girls. She has also been the driving force in changing the ITS Degree Program to a STEM designated degree and updating the curriculum to include more technical rigor for students.  She was also instrumental in implementing the AIS and Women In Technology Student Chapters on campus for the undergraduate ITS students, apart from being the Faculty Advisor for a Toastmasters Club in JSOM.
Published Works
List of Published Works