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David Anderson

Associate Professor of Management

Phone: 206-281-2833
Office: McKenna Hall 217

Education: BA, Wheaton College, 1975; JD, George Washington University, 1979; MBA, University of Michigan, 1981; EdD, Harvard University, 1987; MS in Comp Sci, Northwestern University, 1992. At SPU since 2013.

Dr. David L. Anderson teaches courses in Management, Marketing, Management Information Systems, and Business Ethics.

Professionally, Dr. Anderson previously worked as a Lead Technology Analyst focused on security and project management at BlueCross/BlueShield of Illinois in Chicago.  Prior to this position, he worked as a Project Management Specialist at Hewitt Associates, a Strategic Technology Planner at ISSC/IBM Corporation, a Corporate Information Access Planner at the Continental Bank, and a Senior Consultant at Andersen Consulting in Chicago.  Dr. Anderson has previously taught as an adjunct professor at DePaul, Northwestern, Loyola, and Pepperdine Universities.  He has taught full time at Wheaton and Westmont Colleges and Trinity International University.

Dr. Anderson received his law degree from the George Washington University in Washington, DC.  He is a member of the Ohio, District of Columbia, federal, and the US Supreme Court bars.  Dr. Anderson also earned a doctorate in educational administration with a focus upon administration, planning, and social policy from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

Dr. Anderson has published several textbooks, a casebook, and a security guidebook.  He is also a contributor to a number of professional journals.

Selected Publications

Entrepreneurial Technology, 2nd edition, University Readers/Cognella Publishers, 2011. 

Marketing with Web 2.0:  Social Networking and Viral Marketing, 2nd edition, University Readers/Cognella Publishers, 2011.

Management Information Systems:  Solving Business Problems with Information Technology, 4th edition, with Jerry Post, McGraw-Hill/Irwin Publishing Company, Homewood, Illinois, 2005.

Management Information Systems:  Using Cases within an Industry Context to Solve Business Problems with Information Technology, Prentice-Hall Publishing Company, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 2000.

Guide to Financial Privacy: Regulatory Impact on Technology, with James Pannabecker, Alex Information, Inc., Publishing Company, 1999.