Dr. Clark is professor and chair of the Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security at The University of Texas at San Antonio. UTSA is nationally recognized by the National Security Agency, Department of Defense, and the Department of Homeland Security. It is one of the first universities designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in both Information Assurance Education and Information Assurance Research.
Prior to her current position as department chair, Dr. Clark served as Ph.D. advisor for doctoral
students enrolled in the information technology concentration. She has also held faculty positions at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco and The University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Clark worked at IBM Corporation prior to entering higher education.
Dr. Clark earned MBA and Ph.D. degrees, majoring in information systems, from the University of North Texas. She is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Her research interests include information security, telecommunications in a global environment, and information systems strategies. Her publications appear in leading journals such as Communications of the ACM, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management and Information & Management.
“Assessing Researcher Publication Productivity in the Leading Information Systems Journals: A 2005-2009 Update,” with Yoris A. Au, Diane B. Walz and John Warren, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 29, Issue 1, 2011, pp. 459-504.
“Post-Retrieval Search Hit Clustering to Improve Information Retrieval Effectiveness: Two Digital Forensics Case Studies,” with Nicole Beebe, Glenn Dietrich, Myung S. Ko and Daijin Ko,
Decision Support Systems, Vol. 51, Issue 4, pp. 732-744.
“Investigating the Impact of ‘Green’ Information Technology Innovators on Firm Performance,” with Myung Ko and Daijin Ko, Journal of Information Technology Management, Vol.
XXII, No. 2, 2011, pp. 1-12.
“Security and Privacy Governance: Criteria for Systems Design,” with Nicole L. Beebe, Karen Williams and Linda Shepherd, Journal of Information Privacy & Security, Vol. 5, Issue 4, 2009, pp. 3-30.
“Virtual Organizational Learning in Open Source Software Development Projects,” with Yoris Au, Darrell Carpenter and Xiaogang Chen, Information & Management, Vol. 46, Issue
1, 2009, pp. 9-15.
“Assessing Research Publication Productivity in the Leading Information Systems Journals: A 2003-2007 Update,” with John Warren and Yoris Au, Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS), Vol. 24, Article 14, 2009, pp. 225-254.
“Current State of Information Security Research in IS,” with Humayun Zafar, Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS), Vol. 24, Article 34, 2009, pp. 557-596.
“Using Stakeholder Analysis to Identify Users in Healthcare Information Systems Research: Who is the Real User?” with Alexander J. McLeod, International Journal of Health
Information System and Informatics, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2009, pp 1.15.
“Revisiting the Impact of Information Technology Investments on Productivity: An Empirical Investigation Using Multivariate Adaptive Regression Splines (MARS),” with Myung Ko and Daijin Ko, Information Resources Management Journal, Vol. 21, Issue 3, 2008, pp. 1-23.
“The Impact of Information Systems on End User Performance: Examining the Effects of Cognitive Style Using Learning Curves in an Electronic Medical Record Implementation,” with Alexander McLeod, John Warren and Glenn Dietrich, Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS), Vol. 22, Article 9, 2008, pp. 165-184.
“Digital Forensic Text String Searching: Improving Information Retrieval Effectiveness by Thematically Clustering Search Results,” with Nicole L. Beebe, Digital Investigation, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 2007, pp. 49-54.
“Carnegie Classifications and Institution Productivity in Information Systems Research: A Scientometric Study,” with J. Warren and Yoris A. Au, Communications of the Association for
Information Systems (CAIS), Vol. 19, Article 21, 2007, pp. 478-512.