Dr. John Duff
Instructor, Information Systems
Ph.D. Kent State University
Management Information Systems
M.B.A. Bowling Green State University
B.A. Westminster College
Teaching and Professional Experience
2009-Current: Director of Information Technology Services, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL
2001-2008: Discipline Coordinator-Information Systems Concentration and Director-Program for Experienced Learners, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL
1997-2001: Director of Education and Training, Largo Electronic Commerce Resource Center and Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL
1995-1997: E-Commerce Architect, Ameritech Corporation, Electronic Commerce Business Unit, Brecksville, OH
1994: Adjunct Instructor, Kent State University, Kent, OH
1990-1995: Lead Data Analyst, Ameritech Corporation, Brecksville, OH
1989-1990: Senior Analyst, Ameritech Corporation, Brecksville, OH
1984-1989: Analyst, Ameritech Corporation, Brecksville, OH
1981-1984: Bell System-Certified Account Executive-Industry Consultant
Ohio Bell-Ameritech Corporation, Columbus, OH
1978-1981: Instructor-Department of Management, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Publications and Conference Proceedings
-Ph.D. Dissertation - A study of the Differences between the Relational Data Model and the Entity-Relationship Model in the Context of Integration, defended November 1994.
-Electronic Commerce and the Judicial System, White Paper published by Ameritech Corporation
-Integrating Data Models into the Corporate Logical Data Model, White Paper published by Ameritech Corporation
-Data Management Handbook-Systems Standard published by Ameritech Corporation
-Data Management Toolsbook-Systems Standard published by Ameritech Corporation
-Howard, Geoffrey S. and Duff, John A. "An experimental Comparison of the Integratability of ERR versus RDM Data Models," submitted to Decision Sciences, February, 2000.
-Duff, John A. and Howard, Geoffrey S. "Task Difficulty and Semantic Strategies for EER versus RDM Data Model Integration," submitted to Journal of Database Management, March, 2000,
invited for revision and resubmission, July 2000.
-Howard, Geoffrey S. and Duff, John A. "Data Model Integration: A Review of the Research State of the Art," submitted to Journal of Information Technology, April, 2000.
-Dr. Duff serves as an Elder at Northside Baptist Church and as Vice Chairman of the Northside Christian School Board in St. Petersburg, FL.
-His wife Cindy is the Director of Compass Ministries at D & D Missionary Homes where she provides member care and counseling services to missionaries.
Interests: Cycling, swimming, and camping