July 15, 2007
A review and study entitled "Ethics and Moral Intensity: An Analysis of Information Technology and General Education Students" authored by Alan Peslak, Ph.D., assistant professor of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State Worthington Scranton, was recently accepted for publication in the Information Systems Education Journal (ISEDJ). The ISEDJ, published by the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), is a premier peer-reviewed academic journal directed towards information systems education.
Dr. Peslak has served as assistant professor at Penn State Worthington Scranton since the fall of 2002. He is extensively published and conducts in-depth research in the areas of Information Economics, the Ethical and Societal Impact of Information Technology, Enterprise Resource Planning, and Information Technology Pedagogy.Dr. Peslak's bibliography lists publications in scholarly journals such as: Communications of the ACM, Journal of Computer and Information Systems, Information Resources Management Journal, Information Systems Educational Journal, Journal of Information Technology Impact, Australasian Journal of Information Systems, Information Research, Issues in Information Systems, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, Industrial Management and Data Systems, and others. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Educational Special Interest Group of the Association of Information Technology Professionals. He has presented academic papers and contributes to numerous conferences. Dr. Peslak holds the Ph.D. in information systems and a master of science degree in management information systems from Nova Southeastern University at their Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences. He earned the MBA in finance and a bachelor of science degree in accounting with a minor in computer science from The University of Scranton. He has held several key management positions at regional corporations including Saint-Gobain Corporation, First Security Investments, Certex, Inc., Akzo Nobel Salt, Inc. He resides in Peckville.