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Dax Jacobson

Assistant Professor, Management Information Systems

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Dax is an Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems at California State University Channel Islands. Dax’s interests broadly cover the management and use of information technology in both public and private organizations. More specifically, he is interested in IT and interorganizational governance, organizational design, business processes and technology in education. He teaches management information systems, management and business ethics. He is currently part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) – funded team studying IT governance in state government. He was previously a research associate on an NSF-funded team studying public safety networks. He has published in several journals and presented at several conferences including the Academy of Management Annual Meeting and the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. He has also reviewed for MIS Quarterly, EJIS, and JSIS. Dax earned a PhD in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management Information Systems as well as an MBA from Bentley University in Waltham, MA. Dax also holds a Dual BA in History and Finance from Utah State University. Dax has worked in corporate sales and marketing for an Internet service provider and for the U.S. Air Force as a contract specialist. Dax loves his family, music, movies, books and sports and tries to find time for all of them in beautiful Southern California.

Representative Courses Taught

  • MIS 310 Management Information Systems
  • MGT 307 Management of Organizations
  • MGT 492 Service Learning with Business Process Management
  • MGT 326 Scientific and Professional Ethics



Education, technology and institutions; IT and interorganizational governance; organizational design; business processes

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