Charles Wood, Ph.D.
Charles Wood , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Information Systems Management
Palumbo Donahue School of Business
Contact Information
813 Rockwell Hall
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282
Phone: 412.396.1775 Fax: 412.396.4764

Charles A. Wood is an Assistant Professor in the Management Information Systems area at the Palumbo Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After spending over a decade in the "real world" as an information security specialist, systems analyst, team leader, manager, systems architect, and finally as the owner of a successful consulting company, Chuck returned to academia to complete an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. Chuck has taught at several institutions, including Notre Dame and at the University of Minnesota. He also holds a Certfified Information Systems Security (CISSP) designation, which is considered to be one of the highest certifications on information security.

Dr. Wood develops and teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate level where he challenges students to understand how information flows within an organization, and how to develop systems to get the right information to the right people at the right time to make the right decisions, and how to protect the information and ensure the information is correct.

Dr. Wood received his doctorate from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. His research interests are e-commerce, electronic auctions, buyer and seller reputations, and pricing in Internet-based selling. His publications appear in The Journal of MIS, Management Science, The Journal of Marketing, Communications of the ACM, Journal of MIS, Information Technology and Management, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Managerial Decisions and Economics, Information Systems Frontiers, and the International Journal of Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management. He has authored multiple books on software development, database management and computer systems development.