Byron Marshall

Assistant Dean for Assessment, Accreditation and Analytics
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College of Business
Research/Career Interests: 

Byron's research interests emphasize the re-use of organizational data in informal node-link knowledge representations to support analysis tasks. Previous work includes applications in bioinformatics, business intelligence, digital library, law enforcement, and education. He received a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona in May, 2005; an MBA degree with emphasis in Accounting from California State University, Fresno in 1995; and a BA in Business Administration-Computer Applications and Systems from California State University, Fresno in 1988. Byron has 13 years of dynamic industry experience designing, creating, and using computer systems in the cotton industry.


Beyond OSU

2001-2005: University of Arizona, MIS Department, Tucson, AZ PhD - Management Spring 2005 Major: Management Information Systems, Minor: Linguistics Advisor: Dr. Hsinchun Chen

1995: California State University, Fresno Fresno, CA MBA – emphasis in accounting   Graduated with distinction

1988: California State University Fresno Fresno, CA BS – Business Administration – Computer Applications and Systems


Byron has 13 years of dynamic industry experience designing, creating, and using computer systems in the cotton industry.

Professional Affiliations: 

Member: AIS, IEEE, ACM, ISACA Academic Advocate

Associate Editor: Journal of Electronic Commerce Research

Program Committee Member: JCDL 2009 (IEEE/ACM Joint Conference on Digital Library)
PAISI 2008,2009 Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics

Honors and Awards: 

KPMG Fellow (2008) - Funded by KPMG to recognize a junior accounting faculty member who has demonstrated leadership and/or a sustained high level of scholarly (research, professional, creative) accomplishments and/or teaching excellence, and/or outstanding service.

Excellence in Scholarship Award (2007) Oregon State University College of Business, Scholarship/Research

Mervyn L. Brenner Distinguished Teaching Fellow (2008) - Voted by the accounting students  

Funded Grant "Importance Flooding for Standards-based Learning Object Retrieval," College of Business, Oregon State University. (January 2008 - Present)

My Publications

Journal Articles

B. Marshall, Chen, H., and Kaza, S., Using Importance Flooding to Identify Interesting Networks of Criminal Activity, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 59, no. 13, pp. 2099-2114, 2008.

B. Marshall, Su, H., McDonald, D., Eggers, S., and Chen, H., Aggregating Automatically Extracted Regulatory Pathway Relations, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 100- 108, 2006.

B. Marshall, McDonald, D., Chen, H., and Chung, W., EBizPort: Collecting and Analyzing Business Intelligence Information, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 873-891, 2004.

Conference Papers

J. Feng, Yao, Z., Zhu, B., and Marshall, B., Weather Factors and Online Product/Service Reviews, in 'Doing IS Research in China' Workshop of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2015), 2015.

B. Marshall, Curry, M., and Kawalek, P., The Moderating Power of IT Bias on User Acceptance of Technology, in Sixth Annual Pre-ICIS Workshop on Accounting Information Systems, Auckland, 2014.

B. Marshall, Zhang, Y., Chen, H., Lally, A., Shen, R., Fox, E., and Cassel, L., Knowledge Management and E-Learning: the GetSmart Experience, in Proceedings of the 2003 Joint ACM/IEEE Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2003), May 2003, Houston, Texas, 2003.


M. Curry and Marshall, B., Disentangling IT Artifact Bias, 4th Annual Pre-ICIS Workshop on Accounting Information Systems. Orlando, Florida, 2012.

R. Reitsma and Marshall, B., TeachEngineering: K-12 Teacher Use Study, Special Workshop on TeachEngineering/GK-12 Integration. Boulder, CO., 2009.