Accounting & Information Systems

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Photo of James J. Pomykalski, Ph.D.

James J. Pomykalski, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
Phone: 570-372-4529
Office Location: Apfelbaum Hall - Rm 211
Office Hours:
10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., T
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., TH
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., W

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Academic Credentials:
PHD, University of Virginia
MS, Purdue University
BA, Saint Norbert College

Pomykalski teaches courses in Database Systems Analysis and Design, Global Business Perspectives, Simulation Models and Information Systems Strategy; he has also taught Writing & Thinking. He served as the lead faculty member for Global Business Perspectives, a course taught to all freshmen business students each fall, for two years. In addition, Pomykalski serves as the director of the University Honors Program and teach the Honors Thought and Capstone courses.

He has published several articles in the area of pedagogical issues related to the improvement of the interpersonal skills of business and information students in information systems. In these articles, he has the stressed the need for and the use of student writing as a tool for learning; the majority of this writing is through business memos. Pomykalski has also authored papers on the development and use of decision support systems—namely expert systems, and the application of simulation. His other research focuses on the policies and uses of concerning data and information systems in organizations and their impact on decision-making.


  • COMM-504 Internship
  • CSCI-599 Internship
  • INFS-174 Database Systems Analysis and Design
  • INFS-276 Simulation Models
  • INFS-472 Management Support Systems
  • INFS-501 Independent Study
  • INFS-503 Information Systems Internship
  • INFS-505 Capstone
  • INTD-505 Independent Study
  • MGMT-102 Global Business Perspectives
  • MGMT-503 Business Internship

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