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`Jon (Sean) Jasperson

Associate Dean for Academic Innovation
Clinical Professor


PhD, Florida State University
MAcc, Brigham Young University
BS, Brigham Young University

Research Interest

IT Adoption | Individual IT Use | IT Implementation

Courses Taught

ANLY 615 - Data Wrangling Tools and Techniques
ISTM 320 - Business Systems Analysis and Design
ISTM 415 - Information Systems Capstone Project
ISTM 620 - Systems Analysis and Design


Strategic | Adaptability | Self-Assurance | Maximizer | Communication

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Professor Jasperson earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Information Management Science from Florida State University. He joined the Mays Business School faculty in 2005. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy degree from Brigham Young University.

He is an experienced academic innovator, leader, and change agent. During his career, he has led initiatives to create multiple new organizational units, academic programs, and an exam proctoring center. Dr. Jasperson’s current innovation project is the design, development, and launch of multiple Flex Online graduate programs. In this role, he leads the Learning Design, Learning Delivery, and Learning Media teams for Mays Business School.

Dr. Jasperson encourages and supports his faculty colleagues in identifying and adopting active learning techniques and technologies in their teaching. He envisions new approaches to delivering high-quality, best-in-class education through all academic programs. He has extensive knowledge of the curricular processes from the department to the state coordinating board and experience with curriculum and course development.

His primary teaching interests and experience are in systems development. He has taught courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in the following areas: data analytics; capstone projects; programming languages; business statistics; fundamentals of information systems; systems analysis and design theory; object-oriented systems development; accounting information systems; IT infrastructures; management of information technology (MBA level); and database management.

His primary research interests center around understanding organizational innovation with and implementation of information technology. He is interested in how/why organizations use technology in their work. His research has been published in MIS Quarterly, Communications of the ACM, Communications of the AIS, Journal of Information Systems Education, Journal of Information Systems, Journal of Medical Systems, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, and BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making.

Research Publications

Vest, J. R., Gamm, L., Ohsfeldt, R. L., Zhao, H., & Jasperson, J. (2011). Factors Associated with Health Information Exchange System Usage in a Safety-Net Ambulatory Care Clinic Setting. Journal of Medical Systems, 36(4), 2455–2461.

Vest, J. R., & Jasperson, J. (2011). How are Health Professionals Using Health Information Exchange Systems? Measuring Usage for Evaluation and System Improvement. Journal of Medical Systems, 36(5), 3195–3204.

Vest, J. R., Jasperson, J., Zhao, H., Gamm, L., & Ohsfeldt, R. L. (2011). Use of a health information exchange system in the emergency care of children. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 11(1).