Dr. Stephen C. Hayne

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Dr. Hayne retired as Full Professor of Computer Information Systems in the College of Business at Colorado State University.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona (1990).  His research is based in the desire to use innovative technologies to solve real business problems.  He has developed theories and implemented systems to help groups with communication and decision-making, using concepts such as shared cognition, collaborative drawing, group brainstorming, concurrent issue surfacing/consolidation, consensus building, choice, pattern recognition and team bidding in auctions.  Dr. Hayne’s other research interests lie with “social” networks theory/analytics, distributed systems, big data, auctions and ecommerce (reputation and pricing effects).  His most recent research award involved detecting and mitigating large-scale distributed denial of service attacks (DDOS).

His articles have appeared in such journals as Decision Sciences, Journal of Management Information Systems, Electronic Markets, Journal of Systems and Software, Journal of Computer Supported Collaborative Work, Journal of Information and Technology Management, Management Communication Quarterly among others. He has co-edited the book Real-Time Group Drawing. His research grants now total more than $6.5M (Department of Homeland Security, Office of Naval Research, National Science Foundation, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, etc.). He received an IBM Faculty Fellowship in 2006, the College of Business Research Award, and was the First National Bank Research Fellow from 2005-2008.  Dr. Hayne is also currently an Adjunct Professor for Executive Education at the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird). He has taught Executive MBA courses in France, Czech Republic, and Romania with titles like “Knowledge Management”, “Electronic commerce” and “Information Systems for Strategic Advantage”.

He has been long-time registration chair and treasurer for the GROUP Conferences (Florida – 2009 thru present), and CSCW Conferences (2010, 2011, 2012). He was co-chair of the Association for Information Systems Americas Conference in 2007 (with John Hoxmeier). Dr. Hayne’s teaching of courses on strategic information systems, electronic commerce, software engineering, networking and database systems, have led nominations for Best Teacher (2011, 2013, 2015), by the CSU Alumni Association.